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Welcome to the Era of Hyperspecialization

Welcome to the Era of Hyperspecialization | Future Work | Scoop.it
An argument for hiring individual experts--or Super Specialists--instead of global consulting firms to solve your company's most pressing problems.
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Make It Work: Smart Advice from Real-Life oDesk Clients Who Found S...

Click "Save" above to download! Everything you wanted to know about online work (but were afraid to ask). Learn tips, tricks, and best practices directly from o
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The Hardware Revolution is Upon Us and Why it Matters

The Hardware Revolution is Upon Us and Why it Matters | Future Work | Scoop.it
Almost exactly six years ago, Apple launched the first iPhone. It was a small device that many dismissed as a toy.  In reality Steve put a supercomputer in our pocket — we just didn’t know it. And ...
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Race Against The Machine

Race Against The Machine | Future Work | Scoop.it
Everyone should read -> “@erikbryn: I lay out the basics in our book & articles: http://t.co/0vQ0oT7dRd & http://t.co/DP2kST8Fm3 @erikbryn”
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The Future of Coordination

The Future of Coordination | Future Work | Scoop.it
Announcing the Future of #Coordination, our toolkit for making the future http://t.co/tW9jKaTmbe More on our research http://t.co/MLXrDq64Ow
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Antifragile lifestyle – the art of making the right mistakes

Antifragile lifestyle – the art of making the right mistakes | Future Work | Scoop.it
I have recently been inspired by reading Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s book ” Antifragility – Things That Gain from Disorder”.
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Five writing tips that can double your salary

It is impossible to overstate how much we rely on written words to get what we want. Are you making your writing as powerful as possible? By improving your writ
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The New Employer-Employee Compact: How and Why Corporations Must Build an Entrepreneurial Workforce | Talent Solutions

The New Employer-Employee Compact: How and Why Corporations Must Build an Entrepreneurial Workforce | Talent Solutions | Future Work | Scoop.it
-> “@HarvardBiz: Join @reidhoffman & HBR's @foxjust at 12 pm ET to discuss how to build an entrepreneurial workforce http://t.co/5VrCmqSIPn”
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Unhappy at Work? Be an Intrapreneur | Innovation Insights | Wired.com

Unhappy at Work? Be an Intrapreneur | Innovation Insights | Wired.com | Future Work | Scoop.it
Image: lumaxart/Flickr If you?re unhappy at work, join the club. Many studies over the past few years continue to show the majority of Americans don?t
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Hackathons: Tech's Answer to Big Problems

Hackathons: Tech's Answer to Big Problems | Future Work | Scoop.it
Hackathons are no longer just coding events. They have morphed into a method of creative problem solving.
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Thought leaders you have to follow on social media

Thought leaders you have to follow on social media | Future Work | Scoop.it
Virtually everything I read about social media and small business these days focuses on marketing and very little else. Now, I get the fact that building your brand and generating leads for your business is important.
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Temping fate: can TaskRabbit go from side gigs to real jobs?

Temping fate: can TaskRabbit go from side gigs to real jobs? | Future Work | Scoop.it
Not long ago, Chris Mok worked in the advertising department for Macy’s in San Francisco, booking models for the department store’s catalogs. Then, in 2009, he was laid off along with 1,400...
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The great middle-class identity crisis - FT.com

The great middle-class identity crisis - FT.com | Future Work | Scoop.it
I once had dinner in San Francisco with a group of independent bookshop owners. How, I asked them, do people end up running their own bookshops? Oh, they said, there was a set route, pretty much the equivalent of taking holy orders.
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Half Of Us May Soon Be Freelancers: 6 Compelling Reasons Why

Half Of Us May Soon Be Freelancers: 6 Compelling Reasons Why | Future Work | Scoop.it
My cofounders and I started Contently in 2010 because we saw the world of journalism shifting. Where newspapers and magazines once provided stable, salaried jobs for reporters, writers and editors,
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The Minerva Project: the future of ivy league education?

The Minerva Project: the future of ivy league education? | Future Work | Scoop.it
Minerva is offering a uniquely rigorous and challenging university education to the brightest of the world’s future leaders.
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Six digital publishing startups to watch

Six digital publishing startups to watch | Future Work | Scoop.it
Want some different options for blogging and digital publishing? Here are six startups to check out.
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13 Steve Jobs Quotes for Creatives and Designers

Steve Jobs has been an inspiration to many creatives and designers throughout his career and beyond. This presentation is a simple tribute to that inspiration.
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Learning To Learn Faster: The One Superpower Everyone Needs

Learning To Learn Faster: The One Superpower Everyone Needs | Future Work | Scoop.it
The Superpower I have a new book coming out early next year, The Rise of Superman: Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Performance.
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Are you ready to lead a different kind of learning?

Are you ready to lead a different kind of learning? | Future Work | Scoop.it
Few people would question HR’s role as champion and keeper of learning and development within the organization. Training programs and learning initiatives have traditionally been in HR’s wheelhouse...
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He who learns fastest wins

Corollary: Since mistakes are the best teacher. He who makes the most survivable mistakes wins!

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Disruptive technologies: Advances that will transform life, business, and the global economy | McKinsey & Company

Disruptive technologies: Advances that will transform life, business, and the global economy | McKinsey & Company | Future Work | Scoop.it
Twelve emerging technologies—including the mobile Internet, autonomous vehicles, and advanced genomics—have the potential to truly reshape the world in which we live and work.
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Idea Entrepreneur: The New 21st Century Career

Idea Entrepreneur: The New 21st Century Career | Future Work | Scoop.it
If you have an idea, idea entrepreneurship is a powerful force for change.
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The age of smart machines

The age of smart machines | Future Work | Scoop.it
IN HIS first novel, “Player Piano” (1952), Kurt Vonnegut foresaw that industry might one day resemble a “stupendous Rube Goldberg machine” (or as Brits would...
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Trends in the Living Networks - Ross Dawson on opportunities for business and society in a hyper-connected world

Trends in the Living Networks - Ross Dawson on opportunities for business and society in a hyper-connected world | Future Work | Scoop.it
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