Proceeding with my writing in more blog style on this page ...
Picture taken from This is the biggest risk we face with AI, by Google CEO Sundar Pichai at https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/01/this-is-how-quantum-computing-will-change-our-lives-8a0d33657f/
Davos 2020 finished today. What did we learn from Davos 2020? https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/jan/24/what-did-we-learn-from-davos-2020
And some more articles from the #WEF portfolio:
- Who's promised net-zero, and who looks likely to get there? https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2019/12/countries-companies-net-zero-carbon-emissions/
- Jane Goodall says we should name a tree to save a tree - and the planet https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/01/jane-goodall-name-a-tree-deforestation-davos/
- 5 things we learned about climate change at Davos 2020 https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/01/climate-change-crisis-what-we-learned-at-davos-2020/
We cannot command Nature except by obeying her. -- Francis Bacon, English - Philosopher January 22, 1561 - April 9, 1626, https://www.britannica.com/biography/Francis-Bacon-Viscount-Saint-Alban
TED: Lessons from Leaders https://www.ted.com/about/partner-with-ted/case-studies/td-ameritrade
Picture provided by Howmuch.net at https://howmuch.net/articles/companies-trillion-dollar-club
What do the four have in common? All US based in the technology area, the did disrupt their market with new products or approaches, all four are offering platforms and three make a lot of money with Cloud solutions - Azure, AWS, Google.The four companies have been founded in the last 45 years - Apple (1976), Microsoft (1975), Amazon (1994) and Alphabet/Google (1998).
The next disrupter, founded in the current millenium in 2003, did just go up to Rank #2 this week in the list of Top 25 Automakers by Market Cap, not a surprise it is TESLA, https://ww.electrek.co/2020/01/22/tesla-tsla-market-100-billion-musk-compensation-plan/#. 17 years in an industry, where the top 5 competitors have been founded between 1908 - 1937, and starting from scratch with a completely new approach, an electric only car.
When Henry Ford made cheap, reliable cars people said, 'Nah, what's wrong with a horse?' That was a huge bet he made, and it worked. -- Elon Musk, South African - Businessman Born: June 28, 1971, https://www.biography.com/business-figure/elon-musk
Rank #2 is just by Market Cap and not sold cars per year or other significant Automotive industry parameters, but Elon must be doing some stuff right, if you like him or not.
- Simon Sinek on being a visionary in The Infinite Game https://www.virgin.com/richard/holly-sam-0/simon-sinek-being-visionary-infinite-game
- This company grows crops inside, stacked on top of one another https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2019/09/vertical-farming-agriculture-aerofarms/
- Harvard Study: Doing 1 Thing Well (That Most Stink At) Will Dramatically Improve Your Emotional Intelligence https://www.inc.com/scott-mautz/harvard-study-doing-1-thing-well-that-most-stink-at-will-dramatically-improve-your-emotional-intelligence.html
- Innovating in traditional retail markets https://www.strategy-business.com/article/Innovating-in-traditional-retail-markets?gko=bd304
- The Skills Companies Need Most in 2020—And How to Learn Them (includes free training until 31-Jan-20) https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/skills-companies-need-most-2020and-how-learn-them-lazzaroni-pate/
Picture taken from Global Talent Trends 2020 report, page 68, with excerpts at https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/blog/trends-and-research/2020/global-talent-trends-2020
I am pretty sure, because I am a Baby Boomer as well, born 1962, and have to work until age 67 before I can officially retire in Germany in the moment. So nearly 10 years to go, another decade. As we all know, how much can happen in a decade, let's go for it - interesting times are coming up.
I found more interesting stuff related to the topic - different generations in the workplace - let's have a look:
"So there you have it. In a historically tight labor market, the nuances of the multigenerational workforce—and what four unique generations at work really want—are clear and oh-so-real. Now the question is, what are employers going to do about it?" - taken from
- Late-Breaking Research Shows What Four Unique Generations At Work Really Want https://www.forbes.com/sites/markcperna/2020/01/21/late-breaking-research-shows-what-four-unique-generations-at-work-really-want/#2017bd36453d
"In the next two years – by 2022 – 42% of core skills required to perform existing jobs are expected to change." - see
- We need a global reskilling revolution – here's why https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/01/reskilling-revolution-jobs-future-skills
"I’m a fan of Tom Peter’s idea, “Do stuff.” But keep the big picture in mind." - check this
- MAKING DECISIONS WHEN THE PATH IS UNCERTAIN AND CONFUSING https://leadershipfreak.blog/2020/01/21/making-decisions-when-the-path-is-uncertain-and-confusing/
Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you've got to start young. -- Theodore Roosevelt, American - President October 27, 1858 - January 6, 1919 , https://www.britannica.com/biography/Theodore-Roosevelt
- TED Playlist: A decade in review https://www.ted.com/playlists/730/a_decade_in_review
- Build Your Flywheel https://www.verbaltovisual.com/build-your-flywheel/