The 4 FsAccording 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 down to […]
These posts focus on the challenges facing us as we enter the age of disruption.
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 […]
Conspiracy theory It’s time to review the very notion of a career. With that in mind, I have created an alternative guide to career management. So please brace yourself. If you continue to read, your worldview may become destabilised. Having dispensed with the niceties, I must inform you that you are the victim of a […]
It’s no surprise that the robots are coming. Along with the algorithms, they are redefining the workplace, which in turn is redefining our role in the workplace. With such an uncertain future ahead, it would be a brave person that picks a career path today on the basis that the path will still exist in […]
You are sitting there at work going through the motions in a meditative / zoned-out state, perhaps even enjoying the uninterrupted streak you are having in respect to getting things done. But then your boss drops by your desk and asks if you have time for a chat. Here it comes Your mind goes into […]
Have you ever watched the assault course game show Ninja Warrior? It’s the ultimate obstacle course race. The competitors demonstrate athleticism and bravery as they climb, leap and swing between various platforms designed such that only those with Spiderman DNA can avoid an early and murky bath. Some of us went to schools that had […]