Losing our brains with disruptive technologies (XIX): The traditional status-quo disrupted by the circular economy.
Have a beautiful Tuesday. As I mentioned in my last publication, today I would like to share with you an introduction of the core of my writings in relation to the clean activities. The cleaning activities are being disrupted not because of nanotechnology, the Internet, artificial intelligence, quantum processing, robotics, or social media. The cleaning activities are being disrupted because of the emergence of the circular economy concepts as a philosophy of life.
Correction is required. Through my own research, and looking back to our last 15 years of inventions in the technology field, I can infer that the business world and the manufacturing global supply chains were erroneously imagined when I was born. That means, that 49 years ago, we should have included the natural resources, the environment and the care of our planet with a visionary perspective in everything we do. I am not someone who has the capacity to accuse anyone from the past. It is the past. We can´t change it. But we are entitled to correct the present to change it for a better future. Since I have been an engineer, a banker, a financial development employee, a business teacher, and a consultant, I believe I have seen enough to state that it is obvious for all that each of our current paradigms have to change. In the specific case of business, we have to start from the roots: Education. Every strategy professor and strategy framework creator from now and then has to revisit its frameworks, review them, correct them and include the circular economy concepts in their competitive or business or corporate strategy models. The economists´ gurus who taught us all the models we studied, must have to include the environment in their theories. The venture capitalists, banking and financial entities must incorporate the care of the environment (circular economy) in their risk analysis, the top consulting firms as McKinsey, Bain, BCG, ATKearney, PWC, Deloitte, E&Y, etc; have to include the environment in every single solution they provide to every single company (public or private), economic sector and industry. And finally, the technology disruptors must introduce the circular economy thoughts in every single invention or device they carry in their minds.
Inventors produce what is in their minds. The cleaning activities are simply a motif to remember, that the adjustments to our mindsets are beyond the NAIQI technologies or inventions (NAIQI means Nanotechnology, Artificial Intelligence, Quantum Processing, and the Internet). The technologies that we see at the moment in websites as the MIT Technology review, or the more popular sites as Mashable or The Verge, or those who like to visit the CES Las Vegas expos every year, are simply a consequence of how the inventors think. Inventors produce what is in their minds. Brains without the concept of the circular economy produce the same things we see every year coming. It is time to repair our present to make a different future. There are plenty of opportunities for the circular economy concepts in everything we do. Believe me. We have to fix at least 50 years of our history, before proceeding further.
Please read the following slides with detailed attention. I believe we have made a thoughtful summary which is really remarkable for you to digest. Particularly those who are starting their university studies. Your professors must include the circular economy concepts in each and all of the frameworks they teach you. Top MBA and Economics Schools must adjust the gears of their frameworks and introduce the concept of the circular economy in one way or another. There are plenty of possibilities. Entrepreneurs also have to include this concept. Governments and regulators have to put the environment at the core. The Circular Economy concept is really the disruptor here.
If you wish to download the last set of slides please click here: Eliescalante Losing Our brains with disruptive tech Clean2
I will leave you here today. Have a beautiful night. Enjoy the moon, it is simply so amusante beautifully pretty right now.
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