This post is about finding without looking, about harnessing chance into opportunity. And about the risk that by offloading our memories to our mobiles we may be left with a superficial information, which in turn will impact the breadth and depth of our thought processes and the knowledge in our lives and our society. What …

This post is about giving yourself the gift of an updated perspective on your career situation. Then, when the day arrives when you discover (worse case) or decide (best case) that the path you were on has reached its end, you will be better prepared to do something about it. Somewhere around …

The need to understand how the new workplace should shape public policy and legislation is now even more urgent as courts are dealing with the new ecosystem based on old labor laws. It is probably time we team up to ask the right questions and help shape the world of …

This post is about Women and Careers. At a Senior Women’s conference I heard this bold question being posed – is there something holding us back from our next promotion or are we really the ones keeping ourselves at our level, afraid to move up? Let me start with a …

If you’ve been reading my posts you already know I am passionate about the future of work, how it transforms the workplace and careers in the workplace. Last week’s post Managers in the Human Economy received a lot of great comments. One very interesting question came as a reader put …

What happens when the competitive advantage, which relied in the past decades on the minds of the employees in the workplace, shifts to depend on their hearts? We’ll get to that towards the end of this post. Humans are still the main resource in most organization. It is true today …

Do you worry when you read articles about older workers, who lose their jobs and can’t seem to get back into the job market. Many of these heartbreaking stories tell the story of professionals who were on a regular career track – they acquired a profession, worked as salaried employees …

For some people networking is as natural as breathing. Others are terrified by it. For some, a network means contact, relationships, intimacy, the ability to enter a room and feel comfortable.  For others, it is exactly the opposite: stress, pressure, duty, liability, obligation. So what is a network? We are …

2828Following the post on Portfolio Careers – don’t choose, combine! I received many requests for follow up on the world of work in the eyes of the younger generation, those who build a portfolio career rather than define themselves in terms of job and profession. Learning from examples and personal …

Nine to Five over. The nine to five job, where you were paid just to show up to work, which is really the definition of salaried employee, that model is slowly disappearing. Nine to five is now 24 * 7. And work is no longer where we go but what we do. The …