Would I lie to you?Both your team members have just returned from a business trip. You can’t be sure, but one of them is falsely claiming she did all the work. Keep in mind that this is 8 million years ago and we hadn’t yet mastered speech. The business trip was to capture lunch and […]
These posts focus on the challenges facing us as we enter the age of disruption.
Who does self help help?A recent post on LinkedIn decried the notion of getting out of one’s comfort zone, suggesting that it was an underlying source of unhappiness and that we shouldn’t fall for this lifestyle con trick. I don’t know for sure, but I guess the author was taking aim at the very lucrative […]
Your call Is the future largely a case of ‘technology or people’ OR ‘technology AND people’? The short answer is that it is up to you. Believing the former, you’ll need to take no further action. If your professional role is to essentially follow a process, then at some point a piece of technology or […]
You’re not so special In many respects, humans are nothing special. We are playing the same game as all other lifeforms, ie. to stay alive long enough to create the next generation. Everything else is a detail. To play we need to acquire resources in an energy efficient manner. In other words, the cost of […]
The 4 Fs According to evolutionary biologists, all life forms exhibit the same four drives. These being to fight, flee, feed and ‘reproduce’. I would add ‘freeze’, and in relation to social animals, ‘friend’ (verb). Everything our ancestors did and everything we do today is underpinned by these instinctive motivations. In essence, human existence boils […]
This video from my Career Disruption Channel explores the value of recruiters from a career management perspective:https://youtu.be/xAt3xcwgUz8
This video from my Career Disruption Channel explores how we can remain employable in these disruptive times.
Are careers over? This video from my Career Disruption Channel explores the the notion of careers in these uncertain and volatile times. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pfndga-nMKY
The descent of man Stage 1 You are sitting with friends and family around the campfire. There is no electricity. It has yet to be invented. Despite the relative harshness of the setting, everyone is in great spirits. Its been an exhausting but successful day and so there is food for everyone. Over the course […]
It is likely that your resume / LinkedIn profile comprises a list of skills acquired along your career journey to date. You are telling the world that you are just the person to hire if you need any of these skills. We all hope that the skills we have acquired will be attractive to the […]