By Andrew Green & Kevin McDermott
[reprinted from Medium.com Apr 29, 2020]
Our pandemic has revealed the desire of nearly all of us for a shared sense of mission, a better version of ourselves. Put another way, it has accelerated a reckoning with our broken systems that has been on its way for a long time.
In the United States we are used to politicians boasting that America is "the greatest". According to the Institute for Health Metrics & Evaluation, since 1990 the United States has fallen from sixth in the world in math and science education to number 27. In 2019 infant mortality was 5.7 deaths per 1000 live births in America—significantly worse than Malta, Croatia, Latvia and almost double every member of the Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development. Median wealth per adult in the United States is $65,904, according to Credit Suisse. That puts the country 22nd in the world behind Taiwan, Austria, Spain, Belgium and Iceland.
Andrew Green shares perspectives and hard-won lessons on mastering the business growth path