The clue to having a successful career in the 21st century workplace is to see opportunities and solutions in today’s challenges and then use your creativity, intelligence and enthusiasm to create brighter futures.
When robots and computers can do so much, being human will be your winning edge.
I love it when people value me and make me feel as if I belong. Not just family. I love it when the local barista asks about my holiday. I love it when my boss remembers my birthday. I love it when the occupational therapist listens to my Mum’s stories.
Ability to listen deeply and respond with humanity will become more important to the success of humans in the 21st century workplace.
Clean Air, Clean Water, Clean Land
We are making such a mess of the planet that there will be a MULTITUDE of jobs needed to address the wreckage we are creating.
Watch out for emerging trends to be ahead of the game.
The media makes the world seem like such a dangerous place.
The media itself is a dangerous place. Are people really watching us through our phones?
Whether it is the fight against hackers or terrorists there is money to be made in protecting people and big business from unwanted intrusion.
It’s time to invent a new security door or become an ICT security ninja.
When the high speed internet eventually arrives across Australia there will be lots of jobs connecting some things to other things to make new things.
In the meantime, the current NBN seems to be taking forever so there could be a long term job working on that.
When it is finished the Australian internet speed will be slower than the speed South Korea has already left behind, so you could continue upgrading and improving on the internet speed throughout your career.
Whether you are digging an NBN trench or creating a smart fridge that connects to a smart cow, there will be a lot of connecting going on.
Go crazy. Think of what could be connected? Connecting things is already big business.
Our world is changing faster than at any time in history. We need new approaches and many people to address the problems of today and tomorrow.