The stairstep and the curve

If your roof is leaking, the water in the basement will gradually move up until you’ve got a full-blown flood. And for most humans, for twenty years, each day we get a little taller. It’s easy to take this physical reality and imagine that it applies to the way humans improve their skills, or organizations […]


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