For the last few thousand years, we have learned to think through a linear thinking model. We have competed with each other, first for food or mates, then for the corner office and the coolest car. We compete over who has the greenest lawns and smartest children, and we have learned to decide who’s important, or who’s not, by who’s on top and who’s on the bottom of the corporate ladder. This has defined how we relate to each other, how we conduct business, and how we set our goals.
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