An Exclusive Interview

Decoding AQ with Ross Thornley Feat. Ira Wolfe – Navigating VUCA

Terrified and fascinated by VUCA-level change, a future of work global thought Leader and author. Host Ross Thornley and Ira discuss ‘what is VUCA’ (volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity) and why does it matter? Skills he thinks are essential for the next decade and what people could start doing today to help them thrive in an exponential world?


:58: Ira’s background

2:44: Life before Success Performance Solutions and highlights along the way

8:13: Ira’s freedom to move around and how he identifies

10:05: Critical thinking in approach to practice and how it evolved

14:58: VUCA and why it’s important

18:24: Who can we learn from

24:29: Unlearning, including stories involving its positives and difficulties

36:11: Practical ways to help individuals prepare for the future

45:15: Ira’s favorite chapter from all of his books and why.

8:41: What Ira is most excited about in the future of Success Performance Solutions

Ira Wolfe is the President and Chief Googlization Officer at Success Performance Solutions.