The nature of work and careers is poised to change dramatically in the coming years. While there have been a number of shifts in the ways that we work over the last generation, the Institute for the Future’s research increasingly suggests that a qualitative shift, perhaps an order of magnitude greater than the outsourcing revolution, could now be taking shape. The very idea of “work” is being re-worked.
"Discover strategies for focusing with the How to Focus Mind Map. The How to Focus Mind Map will help you to create habits and rituals for mixing tasks and leisure, including managing time spent online and offline and scheduling tasks. In addition the mind map explores managing your space, clearing other distractions and doing one thing at a time."
I hate Woody Allen. Here’s why. Because if you’re Jewish and a little neurotic then it has become a cliché that nerdy neurotic Jewish people describe themselves as “Woody Allen-esque” thinking it will attract women.
“Isn’t there a place in which we’re not positive or negative, but we’re neutral and objective?” This comment was made recently by a member of team in a discussion about how emotions, reactions, and behaviors impact team conversations and team relationships.
This fun animation provides a vision of what a post-consumer society could look like, with people working fewer hours and pursuing re-skilling, homesteading, and small-scale enterprises that can help reduce the overall size and impact of the consumer economy. Narrated by economist and best-selling author Juliet Schor
Cisco Study Finds Young Professionals Want Open Environment That Accommodates Social Media, Device Freedom, Remote Working to Accommodate Their Lifestyle and Inspire Innovation -- Will Take Lower Salary If Necessary
Scientists have begun to note that the Internet has started to rewire our minds.Read on …...
THE INTERNET IS OUR EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE
... CHILDREN ARE LEARNING DIFFERENTLY ... WE HARDLY EVER GIVE TASKS OUR FULL ATTENTION ... WE DON'T BOTHER TO REMEMBER ... WE'RE GETTING BETTER AT FINDING INFORMATION ... DIFFICULT QUESTIONS MAKE US THINK ABOUT COMPUTERS IQ IS INCREASING OVER TIME ... OUR CONCENTRATION IS SUFFERING ... WE'RE GETTING BETTER AT DETERMINING RELEVANCE ... WE'RE BECOMING PHYSICALLY ADDICTED TO TECHNOLOGY ... THE MORE YOU USE THE INTERNET, THE MORE IT LIGHTS UP YOUR BRAIN ... OUR BRAINS CONSTANTLY SEEK OUT INCOMING INFORMATION ... WE'VE BECOME POWER BROWSERS ... ONLINE THINKING PERSISTS EVEN OFFLINE ... CREATIVE THINKING MAY SUFFER ..."
One of the most often overlooked aspects of leadership is the need for pursuit. Great leaders are never satisfied with traditional practice, static thinking, conventional wisdom, or common performance.
Chip and his company's time-tested techniques and transformational leadership practices have been featured in every major news outlet including TIME, USA Today, Fortune and The Wall Street Journal. As the preeminent thought leader at ...