“Black swans” are unforeseen havoc-wreaking events. By contrast, “gray rhinos,” according to economic policy analyst Michele Wucker, are overwhelming problems hidden in plain sight to which people are willfully blind. Wucker’s useful metaphor urges society to shift its views on seemingly inextricable but obvious problems. Her thesis will provide leaders and individuals with a new framework for taming those wild, predictable beasts.
In this summary, you will learn
- How to distinguish between a “black swan” and a “gray rhino,” and
- How to tackle gray rhinos.
About the Speaker
Author Michele Wucker is an economic policy analyst and speaker.