The Future of Work: Go With the F.L.O.W.

Posted By on September 21, 2015

HR departments, recruiters, and believers that you need to work for companies are all in a tailspin. They tout that they have your #dreamjob. The truth is, they don’t. They’re liars. I barely believe that that truly think this. ‘The Future of Work: F.L.O.W. Through Life’ isn’t about Millennials with some statistics about experiences vs. possessions

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The Future of Work: New Rules for Modern Marketers

Posted By on September 16, 2015

Being an effective marketer in 2015 is not easy. You need to balance new platforms, the changing structures of teams, and the inclusion of freelance creative resources now more than ever before, and consumers that demand more from your products and services. I Earlier this year I interviewed 3 leaders in the product / marketing space

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The Future of Work: Seeing Business as Art

Posted By on September 10, 2015

Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art Andy Warhol These words have stuck with me since I first started using them to precede a presentation I gave on growth hacking at General Assembly in NYC earlier

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The Future of Work: Open APIs Will Change Your World

Posted By on September 4, 2015

In computer programming, an application programming interface (API) is a set of routines, protocols, and tools for building software applications. An API expresses a software component in terms of its operations, inputs, outputs, and underlying types. An API defines functionalities that are independent of their respective implementations, which allows definitions and implementations to vary without compromising

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Top-5 Futures for September 4th – Human Body Wireless

Posted By on September 4, 2015

Each week Nikolas Badminton, Futurist, summarizes the top-5 future looking developments and news items that I find to be inspiring, interesting, concerning, or downright strange. Each day I read through dozens of blogs and news websites to find those things that we should be aware of. Top-5 Futures for September 3rd – Secure wireless carried through

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Hook, Bait, and Listen: Capturing The Dark Social

Posted By on September 3, 2015
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The Dark Social Challenge Hook, Bait, and Listen: Capturing The Dark Social: The world is switching off from social media sharing through platforms like Facebook and Twitter due to increased rates of spam, paid media hijacking, and relentless monetization of users. Add to that the scariness of the NSA Prism capture-all activities, advertising network targeting

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The Future of Work: Create a 300-year Business Plan

Posted By on August 27, 2015
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Recently I was at an event with a number of notable and new entrepreneurs talking about new developments and the challenges that they were facing. At one point of the evening I was sat talking with Steven Forth, CEO of TeamFit (a smart new way to build teams), about business planning and how futurology can

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Thought Leaders: Markets, Cities, Data, and Privacy

Posted By on August 21, 2015

I wanted to start sharing some amazing talks that have inspired me in my career and thinking – a virtual conference with no schedule and accessibility to all. These are essential for modern planners, entrepreneurs and those that want affect change in the world. Enjoy! Scott Galloway – ‘The Four Horsemen: Amazon/Apple/Facebook & Google–Who Wins/Loses’

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2015 Predictions: The Year of Alternatives

Posted By on August 20, 2015

For the past few years, I have actively spent time to think about what technology trends will have the biggest impact in the coming one to three years. At the beginning of 2014, I spoke about the Maker Movement, the rise of tech in healthcare, autonomous cars, additive manufacturing (large-scale 3D printing of livable structures),

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Saying Yes to the Future of Conferences

Posted By on August 20, 2015

Diving In! It’s 10:30 p.m. on Sunday, and there are 200 people watching a “dive-in” movie on a big screen from the pool and the hot tub. Pockets of conversations continue – including some deeply philosophical ones – and business ideas spring to life, while a 3D printer buzzes in the corner. Everyone is saying Saying

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