Yes, there are some kinfolk and friends in our lives that we don’t like being around. In fact, I would go as far to say that some of you may not even be able to stand them. That’s okay. That doesn’t make you a bad person. It only means that you’re human. Let me put another framework on this. Let’s understand the principle of Ubuntu in this setting.

I’m going to talk about Uncle Joe. The interconnectedness of things and how that’s important for our success going forward. The world has plenty of examples of how interconnectedness and interdependence is not an exception but the rule and the path toward success. Take a look at nature’s ecosystem. If there is the elimination of one predator or one species of plants, or an invasive species takes over.

It can throw the entire delicately balanced natural system out of whack and could even lead to extinction. Our entire natural planet is intimately interconnected and interdependent. Any computer scientist will tell you that…