The Cult of Immediacy is Dangerous and Very Risky for Your Project

In this episode, Ricardo emphasizes the modern cult of immediacy and the impact it has on professionals' patience and ability to concentrate. The younger generation seeks instant results in various aspects of life, including work and learning. This mindset is compared to "TikTok project managers," who expect quick outcomes and shallow understanding. Ricardo highlights his concerns about the next generation of project managers aiming for credentials in 15-second learning sessions. He also stresses the importance of deeper thinking and avoiding becoming too addicted to instant gratification. Ricardo encourages professionals to balance agility with patience and understanding that some things take time to develop or understand. We live in a TikTok generation where everything happens in 15 seconds, but real life isn't like that.

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