Tag Archives: work

Is working smarter foolish?

Last night I dreamed about the extremely unbalanced view of work in our societies, and woke up wondering whether working smarter is foolish. Why is that we lionize the workaholics among us and penalize those that find ways to be more efficient? Why is that we say "thank you for working so hard" to someone who takes sixty hours to complete a task and penalize the person who figures out how to do it in twenty hours by giving them more work to do?

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Maximizing Millennials

Acknowledging Millennials’ emerging impact on society, with attitudes disrupting both the market and the workplace, more and more companies are looking for answers. Fahrenheit 212 asks: What will these future leaders of the business community look like? How will their digital expertise and collaborative sensibility shape corporate and consumer culture? And how should we address their energy, optimism and unique work style in mentoring them to leadership roles?

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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 modern age of technology driven exponential change - this model no longer works. This presentation will show you a snapshot of 20 careers that will likely come of age in the next 10 years.

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The Art Elements of Work

We've all heard the cliches: "If you're going to do something, do it right," and "If you want something done right, do it yourself." Change one word -- "right" to "artfully" -- and the view of work as art is not the far reach it may appear to be. But allow me to state my case more, er, artfully.

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The Crowd Computing Revolution – Part One

I am proud to bring you the first episode in a three part series culminating in a downloadable PDF of the whole piece on The Crowd Computing Revolution and the redesign of work that is now possible thanks to new technology tools and business architecture thinking that will allow man and machine to work more efficiently together than ever before.

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