Future Friday: Freelance work and lifelong education

I came across an interview with Australian entrepreneur Michael Priddis. He is preparing to launch an intelligence research and development business in Australia. The interview was fascinating and I highly recommend reading it. Priddis makes some great observations, such as ‚ÄúComputers are good at doing the jobs we find hard, and bad at the ones …

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A quick tip to keep you and your employees on their toes

As I do my reading a consistent theme is that you need to be a constant learner in order to be successful. Futurist James Canton mentions it as one of the keys to future success as well. To be a constant learner you need to be a consistent learner. But how do you do that? …

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Does Anyone Really Care What I Say? Thoughts on Job Changing

On December 20th, William C. Taylor posted a piece on Yahoo Financial entitled Is It Time To Leave Your Job? In the piece he asks several questions that may give you an indication that it is time to pack your bags and head out to another job depending on your answers. These questions include: Does …

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Social Media as a School Subject: Guest Post from Ben Eubanks

The following is a guest post from Ben Eubanks. Newsflash: social media still isn’t being taught in college   Sure, some people get a little bit of education in that area, but most of us must go forward learning what we can freestyle. But just because I didn’t get it doesn’t mean nobody else should. …

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Work and Education in The Year 2040

2040… only 30 years away. Some of you reading this will still be in your HR jobs. I hope to be retired by then.. but you never know… But I digress. Author/Futurist Edward Cornish, in his book Futuring: The Exploration of the Future surmises about what the year 2040 MAY look like. He covers several areas, …

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