The Stockdale Paradox must be borne in mind but openness to ideas and creativity may prove vital
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One of the interesting things about the New Year greetings that I received was that several of them prayed and wished for less uncertainty this year. Uncertainty is a given, at all times. Its degree and depth vary. After the financial crisis of 2008, uncertainty rose a notch higher. The pandemic and global response to it have pushed it several notches higher. Hence, the last column I wrote in Mint for 2021 conceded that the only certainty for the coming years was greater uncertainty.