Jason Fried's Tedx Talk: “Why Work Doesn’t Happen at Work.” The talk deals with the absurdities managers believe about the nature of work and how it gets done. Perhaps a valuable lesson for Yahoo's Marissa Mayer.
What are the jobs of the future, and how are leading start-ups and venture funders both preparing and providing for them? How has design and an expanded understanding of business systems opened up new approaches for workers to help create their own roles within these new organizations -- and to respond as active co-creators ? What role will higher education and learning play in these new jobs and organizations?
"Since I posted in this space last week about Etsy's attempts to hire more female engineers, the conversation has rocketedaround the web. The world clearly wants more female engineers. But where do we go from here?"
Economic Times Lessons from Google's unorthodox workplaces and lavish perks Economic Times Newman, 27, who joined Google straight from Yale, and Brian Welle, a "people analytics" manager who has a Ph.D.
When a whale dies, the 30-100 ton body — or "whale fall" — slowly, silently sinks to the ocean bottom where it becomes the wellspring of a complex new microcosm of seabed flora and fauna that can thrive for well over half a century.