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Play by Play: The Future of Work & the Future of Need

by Gary Bolles

A rapid tour of the possible futures of work, and new insights into what’s needed to thrive in the future.

What you'll learn

The world of work is changing before our eyes. How can we understand those exponential changes? What kinds of scenarios can we anticipate in the future of work? And how can you continue to be successful in your work in that uncertain future? In this course, we’ll focus on topics like the basics of change in the world of work, the three possible futures of work, and how to think about problems to solve for the work of tomorrow. Here’s your chance to gain valuable insights into the future of your own work.

Table of contents

Course Overview
1min
Introduction
1min
What's Work? What's a Job? What's a Career?
6mins
What's Learning?
8mins
The Three Futures of Work
7mins
How Can We Help Other People in a World of Exponential Change?
4mins
What are the Four Domains of the Future of Work?
6mins
What's the Biggest Question?
4mins

About the author

Gary A. Bolles is a San Francisco-based writer, lecturer, consultant and entrepreneur focused on initiatives with impact, especially related to the future of work & learning. As adjunct Chair for the Future of Work for Singularity University, he leads the organization?s efforts to empower a global community to create an abundant future of work and learning. As a partner in the consulting firm Charrette LLC, he helps clients to identify and understand trends affecting organizations and markets, t... more

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