If you keep up with the latest jobs-of-the-future news like I do it has been hard to miss the breathless commentary around AI and how many jobs it will soon eliminate. But before we all become preppers and await the Skynet apocalypse let's take a step back and realize this is nothing new. We commonly hear that … Continue reading The Robots are Coming!
The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi is a near-future story set in the American Southwest where states and cities battle each other for pieces of the Colorado River. In this realistic future the “water knife” is the black op professional who makes sure sumptuous arcologies can bloom in the desert, so the rich can drink, while … Continue reading Book Review: The Water Knife
Stop Looking for Perfect When we are young, we dream of what our lives will become. We see our careers as a straight line on progressive advancement with each job complete with a boss who nurtures our potential and co-workers who both recognize and respect our talents. We see a spouse and a couple of … Continue reading Stop Looking for Perfect
What does a daily ritual for jobseekers look like? Earlier this year I talked at length about why’d you’d want to create a daily ritual, but I did not spell out exactly what one would look like. Hopefully I have convinced you of the former as I am about to deliver the latter. Here are … Continue reading What does a daily ritual for jobseekers look like?
But I'll let you in on a secret- there is more to making the most of Mondays than just liking your job. There are concrete steps you can take to improve the start of your work week. I call it the 3 looks, and all you'll need is notebook*, a pen, 10 minutes and a cup of coffee. (The coffee is optional- OK who am I kidding, the coffee may be the most important part of Monday morning!)