Tag Archives: Choices

Words About Learning: Dreams

Spent part of today writing in a comic book store: a shop that sells board games and graphic novels. The chap running it had been made redundant, so he did the sensible thing and, instead of saving the cash, he … Continue reading

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The Subscription Career

The theme this week is the future: yesterday, the evolution of knowledge, before that, the future shape of organisations. Today: the future of ‘career‘. Specifically, the subscriptions or community career. Organisations used to own our career: they recruited us, structured … Continue reading

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Choices and opportunities

The Social Age is a time of constant change: careers are fractured and we’re likely to change direction many times. As the nature of work evolves and the opportunities presented by social collaborative technology increase, we are spoilt for choice … Continue reading

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In the Social Age, who structures your career? What should you learn?

Some journeys are easy: you get on one train and sit for hours until you reach the destination. Others, substantially more difficult: multiple changes, some at tiny stations where you’re sat in the rain for half an hour, then a … Continue reading

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The worthiness of learning: choosing the right book for the task at hand

Airport lounges are funny places: microcosms of society based around perfume and whiskey. On a monday morning there are more people travelling for work than to play, but still an eclectic collection of the suited, the bearded and the plain … Continue reading

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How much knowledge is a good thing? Learning when to ask for help when the car breaks down.

So my car wouldn’t start yesterday. I turned the key and it made a kind of rapid clicking noise, but no sound of the engine roaring into life. This was a disappointment, as i had places to be and things … Continue reading

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Learning to ride a unicycle. Where do we invest our time?

I’m reliably informed that it takes thirty hours to learn to ride a unicycle. Some people might take a few hours less, others a few more, but, broadly speaking, if you’re prepared to invest thirty hours of your time into … Continue reading

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