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The Future of Work is Networks of Trust

I read a recent article about the rapid growth of Austin Texas and was struck by how important talent networks played a part in its rise to prominence. 

In 1983, ex-CIA Admiral Bob Inman was head of the US government’s Microelectronics and Computer Consortium, a group of 20 of...

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How ChatGPT will Change Your Personal Brand

ai future of work Feb 20, 2023

Is it just me or do you feel like 2023 has been the year of the mass-market Krispy Kreme version of AI? 

It’s not a terrible thing, considering I, for one, am not really ready for the filet mignon or matsutake steak version of it.

A few weeks ago, I heard from Kai-Fu Lee that...

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Five Top Sources for Future Trends

 

Here is an annotated list of my five favorite sources* (newsletters, podcasts) you can read for content and context on the future, particularly the future of work.

  1. Amy Webb / Future Today Institute -  Amy Webb is a data-driven American futurist with a global view and her Future Today...
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How to Keep Up With Future Trends

future of work trends Feb 06, 2023

How do you keep up with all the latest future trends? 

It's a common question. 

Part of it is that it's my job so I prioritize and invest in it.

I don't have to manage a hundred people, make decisions on compensation policies or do performance reviews. We are a small SWAT team of people...

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Knowing Your Value in Times of Uncertainty

future of work motivation Jan 23, 2023

 

In times of uncertainty like the last two years and likely more excitement in years to come, what can you do to have that sense of deliberate calm and confidence?

 

Here are 3 things we learn in the Future Proof course that you might find useful.

 

1. Reflect and ground in your...

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11 Future of Work Trends in 2023

future of work ideas trends Jan 16, 2023

 

By 2040, Asia is expected to contribute to 50 percent of the world’s GDP. More than 50% percent of the world’s population lives in Asia and over 50% of the world’s young people. I believe the future will be shaped by where and how the young people of Asia go to live,...

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Are you spending your time well?

future of work motivation Sep 05, 2019

The Time Well Spent movement made me wonder, “have I been spending my time well?” 

It’s much easier to know your time is well spent when you leave it in someone else’s hands. At the very least, you have the bottom clearly defined - “I’m not fired...

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