Last year during lockdown, we were unable to get out of a 5 kilometre radius from our home due to restrictions and curfews to prevent the spread of the virus. Having this restriction for some months made me realise a lot of things about the friendships and relationships I have with my local community, neighbours […]
Last year I spent much of it in lockdown which meant hours spent at home to do a lot of thinking. I’m at a time in my life where I’m beginning to think about the next phase of my life. One focused less about work and career and instead, more about being there for my […]
It’s time for a massive rethink on how I use social media which is providing me with precious little value anymore. In this post I share how I will focus more on creation and sensemaking.
In this post I write about 2021 being the year of transformation.
“I want to be there when everyone suddenly understands what it has all been for” [Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov 1881) The following is an outline of the chapter and headings of his book. Preface Explains his first book Sleepers, Wake! Technology and the future of work which was published in 1982 where explained what we […]
Here are my notes from Daniel Susskind’s A World Without Work: Technology, Automation and How We Should Respond. Introduction Introduces John Maynard Keynes term “technological unemployment” (link points to the data of this happening in Australia in coming years) as in what the progress had done to horses would eventually do to human beings to […]
My year in 2020 consisted of a LOT of reading much of it due to being in lockdown for much of it. Every year, I set myself up a Reading Challenge using the GoodReads app. Over the years, the pace of reading books has increased however, it means it’s at the expense of doing some […]
Recently I asked this question on Twitter because I was inspired by some of the arguments presented in Daniel Susskind’s new book, A World Without Work. I’ll have a video review of this available soon as I am still collecting notes and also asking questions to others about this. In the book, he argues that […]
Although this is not a definition I looked up anywhere but basing it on my own understanding and my own experience of it, I would say lifelong learning is the practice of continuing learning through your entire life. It’s not entangled with the trivialities of the questions of ‘what’, ‘how’ and even ‘who’ is responsible. […]
I’m excited to announce that our work at Adopt & Embrace will have a new book out some time in the new year that will be slightly different to our first published book called Microsoft Team: A Manager’s Guide to Communication, Collaboration and Co-ordination with Microsoft Teams. Although it will be a surprise, the focus […]