A thousand years from now, historians, cultural anthropologists and linguists will look back on the beginning of this millennium and wonder about a strange phenomenon.
Jack called. He left a voicemail that he needed my help.
Let me tell you about a recent revelation.
For more times than you can count, I’ve written about the future, jobs of the future and the workplace of the future. It’s my favorite subject.
As if career planning weren’t complicated enough.
How well do you remember your (probably brief) studies in Greek mythology?
A screwdriver and a hammer are both tools. But if you use a screwdriver to try to drive a nail, chances are you will (a) not get the job done, (b) waste an awful lot of unproductive time, (c) break something, (d) hurt yourself or (e) all of the above. Further, if you do choose the right tool — the hammer to drive the nail — but grip the hammer at the head instead of at the end of the handle, you’re not going to fare much better.
I have a new favorite person. I’ve had a number of new favorite persons in the nearly 14 years of writing this column, but I’m stingy when I hand them out, and you’ve got to do something pretty special to earn an Amdur NFP designation. That’s what Alexandra did — three times, in fact.
Six frogs are sitting on a log. Five of them decide to jump off the log. How many frogs are left on the log?