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Skills Expanded

Using Your Tech Skills in Times of Crisis

by Gary Bolles

This course will teach you how to have a meaningful impact using your technical skills in a crisis.

What you'll learn

You tech skills can be crucial in a time of crisis, but it takes knowing how and what to apply at the right time. In this course, Using Your Tech Skills in Times of Crisis, you’ll learn that your technical skills can have a tremendous impact in times of crisis. First, you’ll discover ways to better understand how people react to crises. Next, you'll explore how your knowledge of technology can serve as a unique resource to help others. Finally, you'll see how you can share your knowledge to help others prepare themselves for similar situations. By the end of this course, you’ll develop an understanding of the ways to contribute to the development of meaningful solutions that can last.

Table of contents

Course Overview
What's a Crisis?
How Can Technology Help in a Crisis?
Why Should You Get Involved?
Leverage Your Superpowers
Principles for Technology in a Crisis
Understand the Ecosystem
Creating Empowering Solutions
Dream Big: 10x the Solution
Staying True to the Task
Each One Teach One

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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