Monthly Archives: August 2012

A very tough question for the future of ‘work’.

Picture the scene. It’s Monday morning, about 8.20am and I’m sitting having a latte in Starbucks.  iPad in hand, I’m surfing for news that might make a good blog topic. I’ve got LinkedIn open as usual, and I’m looking to … Continue reading

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Are you killing Linkedin?

For me, LinkedIn is becoming less effective as a networking tool every day.I’ve loved LinkedIn for years. I was a ground floor user and a big exponent of the idea. But now I have a major issue. Stop me if … Continue reading

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Skilled labor jobs, and the other greatest myths of Olympic economics

The race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong it seems. In fact, as far as long term economic benefits go, the Olympics are a game not worth playing. Here are the five myths that most need … Continue reading

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