In the near future, in cities and across networks that lead the shift, we could see a significant improvement in career readiness and economic participation.
People who need jobs done and people looking to earn extra money can find each other without anyone in the middle. The result is a cheaper, more streamlined process and a new era of talent. Those same forces are now about to disrupt highly paid consultants as well. Continue reading
Camaraderie, decision-making, strategy, analytics, critical thinking, determination, taking action, winning, experiencing defeat, regrouping, pushing forward, learning, success, innovating — these belong in the lexicon of Military Experience, but also in the Workplace. Continue reading
A recent article in FastCompany discussed several reasons why people are going freelance. Primarily, the article cited market forces that incentivize reducing full-time employees and hiring freelancers, and then mentioned that people freelance because they need autonomy, which is one of the three fundamental human needs describe Continue reading
We think the NYU Stern School grads are lucky to have gotten the straight talk about failure from Hatkoff right between the eyes! Whether its their first or next job, or first or next try at innovating, getting comfortable with failure is the hall pass to success in our current economy. Continue reading
I believe that women represent a tremendous, untapped resource that has produced and will continue to yield huge returns for organizations and the communities they support. Through the power of women’s entrepreneurial activity, we create growth and prosperity while driving solutions for business and social problems. Women are a driving force of entrepreneurial growth and leading real, fundamental economic change. Continue reading
As innovation practitioners, year-end is a good time for us to step back and think about how well we performed in our innovation roles in the previous year — with an eye towards leveraging lessons learned to improve the program next year. Although there are myriad ways of measuring innovation activity, the following list provides a starting set of criteria to assess one’s innovation efforts in 2013. Continue reading