Someone once said: “If you can’t predict the future, invent it.” That is what has been happening in technology and on the internet. People are inventing new pathways like a company called Google, originally a leader in search technology on the internet. But being nimble and creative Google has moved on to content technology and new strategies. Their vision is flow state. It is constantly being invented and reinvented as the competitive marketplace demands new ideas and results.
The same is true for you as an individual. It is critical that you, just like an organization, think through what you are all about. What do you really enjoy doing? What skill sets do you possess that match up fun and work. If you sit back passively and wait for someone to guide you, you may waste a lot of years. You need to be proactive on your own looking ahead matching your interests and skillsets with what you perceive the market in the future to be. Obviously the internet has opened up a new realm of possibilities in retailing, technology, conferencing, real estate, education, etc. Read the rest of this entry »