THINK: A Forum on the Future of Leadership
If they invented the phone today, we wouldn’t be using it for 20 years. because you [the managers in the auditorium, Ed.] would be saying: „information is going outside the company, people can say what whatever they want and you can’t controll it”.
When Thomas Friedman wrote „The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century” in 2004:
Facebook didn’t exist, Twitter was a sound, the cloud was in the sky, 4G was a parkin space, Linked-In was a prison, applications were sent to colleges, and for most people, Skype was a typo”.