Learning how to manage a catastrophic crisis like the hurricane that just hit New Orleans (or fires, earthquakes, and pandemics) will help you in everyday life for reasons that are surprising.
Even “smart people” wind up making bad decisions in a crisis. But a prepared person who isn’t that “smart” can do surprisingly well. In this episode, we examine exactly why that’s true.
And Ernie’s examination takes place in the aftermath of an actual crisis: i.e. Hurricane Ida, a category 4 storm that ravaged Louisiana on August 29th (the 16th anniversary of when Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans).
- Hurricane Ida (Ernie’s blog post)
- OODA Loop (Wikipedia article)
- John Boyd (Wikipedia article)
- VUCA (Wikipedia article)
- Curated Twitter feed (Ernie created for Ida)
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