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As Charles Darwin observed, when the environment is changing rapidly, it is neither the strongest nor the most intelligent who survive—it is the ones who are most adaptable. Thus, the fittest leaders are those most capable of learning. That is why authors like Thomas Friedman (Hot, Flat, and Crowded) stress that the most important competence today is learning how to learn.

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Cover of TouchPoints: Creating Powerful Leadership Connections in the Smallest of Moments

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the fastest make it, not the the smartest or the strongest