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The concept of an 'untethered' office takes root

The concept of an 'untethered' office takes root | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
When he heard about a shake-up at company headquarters, Mark Sprague got a knot in the pit of his stomach.
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More choice makes the office more energetic

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7 Things I Wish I Had Known at 25

7 Things I Wish I Had Known at 25 | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
We’ve all had transformative moments. You know what I’m talking about: those brief instances when you find yourself reflecting on lessons you’ve learned over the years. They may come professionally or personally.
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Nothing really new, but still a good read

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The Innovation Genome

The Innovation Genome | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
Several readers have asked me to describe the fundamental tenets of the Innovation Genome™ which underlies my work in developing innovation strategies, practices, competencies and culture in large
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Modelling corporate strategy and competency is not uncomplicated, do you understand this approach?

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The Hottest Candidate Skill Sets: Supply and Demand Revealed

The Hottest Candidate Skill Sets: Supply and Demand Revealed | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
What if before you started your candidate search you already knew where are the best geographical areas to look for talent, which schools graduate the most students with the skills you need, or what are the top professional priorities of the talent...
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Check the LinkedIn data for answers

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How To Reap the Most Out of College (Or Any) Education

How To Reap the Most Out of College (Or Any) Education | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
A growing body of evidence suggests that the most significant thing about college is not where you go, but what you do once you get there.
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Important: Pursue passion, not A’s

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Payback On MBA Degree Takes Longer

Payback On MBA Degree Takes Longer | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
“Business school is a waste of time and money. If you want to blow $100K, go to Vegas.”That’s what one Class of 2008 MBA alum from New York University’s Stern School of Business told Forbes when
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Is an MBA worth the money today?

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School is a prison — and damaging our kids

School is a prison — and damaging our kids | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
Longer school years aren't the answer. The problem is school itself. Compulsory teach-and-test simply doesn't work
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"The unfortunate fact is that one of our most cherished institutions is, by its very nature, failing our children and our society." True?

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MBA Trap: Campaign To Replace MBAs

MBA Trap: Campaign To Replace MBAs | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
"You dropped $150k on an education you coulda got for a dollar fifty in late charges at the public library," says Matt Damon in 'Good Will Hunting', summing up the dilemma for would-be MBA
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MBAs are not going away, but they need to be reworked to work for 21st century work conditions

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Why Everybody's Going Freelance

Why Everybody's Going Freelance | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
Whether they're getting forced out of their jobs or freeing themselves from their organizations 17 million Americans are going solo. Here's what that...
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This article goes to the core of what this blog-topic is about, work is transforming!

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What Matters Now: Education

What Matters Now: Education | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
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Digital Technology is transforming education. This WP is a good read of some key trends.

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Disruptive Innovation vs. Harvard: Who Will Win?

Disruptive Innovation vs. Harvard: Who Will Win? | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
When I was in business school, I was taught that Coca-Cola was the world’s most powerful brand. But that’s plain wrong: elite universities are the world’s most powerful brands. No
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Could this, the most important “job” of the university, ever be disrupted? Yes!

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Why I Left Google

Why I Left Google | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
‘It takes courage to grow up and be who you really are.’ — e.e. cummings

About 6 months ago, I decided to quit my very …
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Ever felt like Ellen?

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Timeline Photos | Facebook

Timeline Photos | Facebook | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
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11 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Business — I.M.H.O. — Medium

11 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Business — I.M.H.O. — Medium | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
My name is Stephanie St.Claire, and I am an unfunded entrepreneur.
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Good mini MBA from a sassy entrepreneur

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Want To Kill A Conversation? Ask Someone What They Do

Want To Kill A Conversation? Ask Someone What They Do | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
When you're introduced to someone for the first time, after you shake hands and exchange names, what's the first thing you ask? More likely than not, your default question is: "What do you do?"
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Donät ask someone what they do...

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Freelancers Spur Gig Economy by Tapping Online Exchanges

Freelancers Spur Gig Economy by Tapping Online Exchanges | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
Two years into his new career writing code for phone apps, Leo Landau works for companies as far away as Australia while never leaving his apartment in Eugene, Oregon.
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This is what this topic is all about, there is a shift in how we work taking place and their is business opportunities when there is change

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Nurse reveals the top 5 regrets people make on their deathbed

Nurse reveals the top 5 regrets people make on their deathbed | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
For many years I worked in palliative care. My patients were those who had gone home to die. Some incredibly special times were shared. I was with them for the last three ...
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Are you true to yourself?

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How I Learned to Dream Big. And Why We Must Help Young People Do the Same

How I Learned to Dream Big. And Why We Must Help Young People Do the Same | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
Photo: At my graduation from Brooklyn College in 1974, with my wife Evelyn. She graduated a year later, and went on to become a teacher. I know first-hand the transformative impact of college
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Dream big!

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3 big shifts | @mcleod

3 big shifts | @mcleod | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
Trying to keep things conceptually simple, I see schools needing to make 3 big shifts: From Low-Level Thinking to High-Level Thinking. From an
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How is your school doing with these 3 big shifts?

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LinkedIn’s Reid Hoffman on education: overhaul the degree, not just the instruction

LinkedIn’s Reid Hoffman on education: overhaul the degree, not just the instruction | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
LinkedIn co-founder and investor Reid Hoffman wants upgrade the college diploma, but he’s not the only one thinking of new ways to approach credentialing.
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Could a LinkedIn-style profile replace the diploma?
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Why It's Time to Ditch Your Office

Why It's Time to Ditch Your Office | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
Ask yourself this question: Why does our organization have an office?When I left an executive position at one of the largest media companies in North America to start a business, the first to-do item
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Could your office be killing your orgaization?

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Embrace Disruption in Higher Education: Gavin Newsom

Embrace Disruption in Higher Education: Gavin Newsom | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
SAN FRANCISCO – Gavin Newsom’s staff didn’t want him to give this talk.How would it look, they feared, if California’s lieutenant governor – someone who sits on the
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"Code Red" in higher education!

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20 Jobs of the Future

In the past, careers were stable, linear and singular. People chose one path and pursued it over the course of their lives from college to retirement. In our mo
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The Future of Work Part II: 10 Tips For Professionals

The Future of Work Part II: 10 Tips For Professionals | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
Opening a recent panel on the “Future of Work” at SXSW V2V, Maynard Webb asked everyone in the room “How many of you have been at your current company for more than five years?
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More people are getting it!

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Entrepreneurs Were More Likely To Cause Trouble As Teens, Study Says

Entrepreneurs Were More Likely To Cause Trouble As Teens, Study Says | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
In many respects, we view entrepreneurs as
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Probably true

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