“We were an outstanding 20th century organisation but that was of little use in the 21st century”

- General Stan McChrystal on his realisation that the US Military, built for efficiency at scale, was losing to terror cells built on decentralised connection

“Efficiency, once the sole icon on the hill, must make room for adaptability”

- General Stanley McChrystal

“Thinking in first principles protects you from following a herd right off a cliff, just because there’s a trend.”

- Elon Musk

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together”

- African proverb on Connection

“Don’t get it right, just get it written”

- Screenwriter’s maxim on starting

“We restore order with imagination”

- Walt Disney, Saving Mr Banks

“The desire to not compete against themselves¬†was actually¬†a decision to put themselves out of business”

- Peter Diamandis on Kodak after they invented the digital camera in 1976