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The advent of chaos is the core reason why you should work for startups or corporations that behave like them, because startups are the natural evolutionary answer to this new environment. Most corporations are defined by the quality of their planning processes, which in turn become objectives against which execution happens and achievements are measured. Corporate behemoths, faced with change, stumble and fall. In fluid markets where everything can be priced and exchanged dynamically, startups thrive. They are the elemental unit of a cloud economy, highly adaptable and insanely good at one thing. But large corporations cannot adapt at the speed necessary to remain best of breed in all aspects of their business. The same can generally be held true for the individuals that work for them. In startups, skills need to evolve fast; adaptability is a core skill.