Hows Matter

When HOW was first published, I was conscious that the world moves faster than books. I wrote on this very page that the pages in HOW had only managed to catch my best thinking and the most current information at my disposal as of the moment we originally went to press. But at almost every stage of the writing process—draft, revision, polish, proofreading, and publication—and in the days and months that followed, our hyperconnected, hypertransparent world continued to add new dynamics and issues to consider. That is as it should be and certainly how it turned out to be. And undoubtedly how it will continue to be.

HOW is a lens, a way of seeing and understanding these changes as they happen. That's why I launched to continue the dialogue online on all things HOW. Many of the thought leaders featured in this book and countless others making Waves in this world through HOW have since contributed to the discussion.

With this edition of HOW, I am committed to keeping the conversation going and bringing renewed energy to it. Please join us online.

Our online effort will attempt to capture in real time the lively multidisciplinary conversation embodied in these pages. We'll also continue to provide useful tools—downloadable color versions of the frameworks in this book, an online interactive HOW course, further studies that support and data that confirms the hypotheses in HOW, interviews, videos, articles, and more—all to help augment and deepen your understanding ...

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