Author Archives: Randal B. Adcock

About Randal B. Adcock

President and Chief Innovation Officer, Wayfinders Business Co-operative

Cultural Intelligence – A Toastmaster Perspective

I came across this article (linked below) in the Toastmasters international magazine and thought I should share it. I believe we can gain better insights into personal and shared worldviews by studying the worldviews from other cultures. This awareness and … Continue reading

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Make Empathy and Peace Go Viral

Dear Diary: You know I often come to you to help me reflect on world events when no one wants to attend for more than a line or two and a funny picture. This time I wonder about things that … Continue reading

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A Short HIstory of a Complex Civilization

Birth of A Complex Global Civilization | My grandfather, Ben Garside, died in 1970 when I was 15 years old. Born in 1880, he had lived nearly his entire life in one house or another with no insulation, no furnace, … Continue reading

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Civil Science Tripod

The 21st century is overloaded with opportunities and challenges. The fundamental question of our time concerns the management of civil systems which are growing in complexity at a super-exponential rate.  While we experience technology acceleration we are compounding the complexity … Continue reading

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The Global Brains Co-operative

May 29, 2014 Event for an introduction to the Global Brains Co-operative. Let’s go! “Creating your place in the future” Whether you are a professional, self-employed or manage a business or non-profit organization, in this complex shifting world: How relevant … Continue reading

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Integrated Intelligence Initiative

In a nutshell, what am I working on? Problem: Due to technology acceleration, information overload and network connectedness, our civil systems are becoming more complex at a compounded exponential rate. The human brain was designed by evolution for a far … Continue reading

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Managing the Super-Exponential Growth of Civil Complexity

The public service must look beyond its traditional scope and provide global leadership in order to manage the super-exponential growth of civil complexity while maintaining the planet’s health. Consider these assumptions and conclusions: Assume: In order for any system to continue … Continue reading

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