Hang On To Your Hats!

Episode 49 of the podcast came out this week. It features LaTonya Peoples. Have to say, people loved it. You can tell by the comments and the fact that in 4 days the download count was higher than the total that any other episode has so far achieved.

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In Other News

Last week’s newsletter ended a series I started in the middle of June. On the way through we took a couple of detours, but in the end, ‘The Future Of Income’ crossed 9 issues. A lot can happen in 3 months, including subscriptions to the newsletter growing by 42%. With that in mind, I thought this week would be a good opportunity to pause, take a breath, smell the roses and recap those 9 issues for our new readers.

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The Future of Income

A Future Not The Future - because the future is just one of many possibilities.

The Future Is Boring And Predictable - shouldn’t futurists be more imaginative?

Skill Or Character - the jury is in … character. Every time!

Everything Is Connected - and values … don’t forget values.

The Future Is Here - maybe we should call it ‘The Present of Work’?

Taxi!!!!! - don’t reduce your work to a transaction, deliver value.

The Book Of Job - an interesting and realistic job of the future.

Show Me The Money - why is the ‘entertainment’ industry, the only place where agents and managers work?

And Then We’ll Take It Higher - exploring the possibility of an exchange to buy and sell shares in people.

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Every week I have tried to work out how to include this video - a deeply serious light-hearted (if that isn’t a contradiction in terms) review of the state of education and work in America. I have set the video to start at 4 minutes and 10 seconds - by the time you get to 4 minutes and 45 seconds - the point is made. A point that is obvious when you stop and think for a couple of seconds. Do you agree?

If you have time, the whole 6 minutes and 22 seconds is worth it.

Finally, as I said at the beginning - a lot can happen in three months. On July 23rd, I embedded an interview with David Graeber on Bullshit Jobs. I read on September 3rd that the anthropologist and author had died at just 59.


Life is fragile.

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