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

A rapid tour of the possible futures of work, and new insights into what’s needed to thrive in the future.
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Sep 16, 2019
Duration
37m
Table of contents
Course Overview
Introduction
What's Work? What's a Job? What's a Career?
What's Learning?
The Three Futures of Work
How Can We Help Other People in a World of Exponential Change?
What are the Four Domains of the Future of Work?
What's the Biggest Question?
Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Sep 16, 2019
Duration
37m
Description

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.

About the author
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.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Greetings. I'm Gary Bolles, and I'd like to invite you to the course, The Future of Work & the Future of Need. I serve as the chair for the Future of Work for Singularity University, I'm a partner with the impact consulting firm Charrette, and I'm the cofounder of eParachute.com. And I like to help people to learn strategies for thriving in a world of exponential change. You can learn more about my work at gbolles.com. The world of work is changing before our eyes. How can you continue to be successful in your work, and how can you help solve some of the most difficult problems of our time? In this course, we'll focus on the basics of change in the world of work, the three futures of work, and how to think about problems to solve for the work of tomorrow. Several other courses that are complementary to this one include PACE: The Four Skills for Tomorrow, Finding Your Purpose, Having Impact, Saving Lives, and Scaling Impact. Here's your chance to gain valuable insights into the future of your work. Let's do this together. Join me at Pluralsight.