Does the gig economy encourage the rise of the Uber Specialist?
Where Uber Specialist means a person with deep and specific skills.
Note: This has NOTHING to do with the car service.
Effectively this is the market and model for independent consultants since the dawn of time. Where someone has a unique skill that people …
When you realize that you are …
Just an hour of someone’s day.
This might seem harsh. And, in a lot of senses it is.
But, the fact is … as you are scheduling your 24 hours of your day you should be cognizant and respectful that you are just an hour in someone else’s …
Have you made a succession plan yet?
No matter where you are in your career you should be thinking about and considering a succession plan.
This goes for your day job aka “your career” and it also goes for volunteer and philanthropic projects and effort where you spend your time.
Pro Tip: Create a succession …
The fastest way to get a promotion is to have a Low Bus Coefficient.
Of course, there are other less seemly and perhaps unethical ways to get promotions. But, for most people in the modern work world the fastest way to get promotions is to share what you know.
“The intuitive mind is a sacred …
There’s been a lot of talk about robots taking jobs and recently I saw something implying that people may be dying prematurely because of the perception of not enough work.
While the robots taking jobs is definitely happening (and it’s not all a bad thing). I’m not sure there is enough data for the second …
The original title for this post was … Have at least one Side Hustle.
As I started to write it I realized it was bigger than that and more far reaching.
There is no such thing as a forever job anymore. Except the one you create.
In this day and age there is no such …
One of the more popular buzz words of the last couple of years has been FOMO. It’s kind of run it’s course, but there is still a lingering effect of FOMO in some areas.
In case you missed it (pun intended) … FOMO is the Fear Of Missing Out
It’s that manic state where you …
How do you know when a project is succeeding?
What is your tool of choice when determining project status?
Here is a really simple tool to help you think about any project – whether it’s personal, for work, for community engagement, or anything else.
It’s not heavily scientific and that’s the beauty of it.
If you want to get ahead in your career. If you want to stand out in your career.
Use this one tip.
Give people something to react to.
When your manager asks for something … give them something to react to. It will help them know you have thought about the project. It …
It’s all about Getting Things Done these days.
There are as many models for Getting Things Done (GTD) as there are stars in the sky. Well, maybe not that many, but close.
What’s your preferred method for Getting Things Done?
I’d like to share a model I am experimenting with now. It’s simple to say …