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Tacit Knowledge – Another Type of Locked-In Syndrome?

I just watched a TV show about a guy with locked-in syndrome. That occurs when someone is paralyzed, and can’t speak or move and is diagnosed as being in a vegetative state. We now realize that many such people are indeed conscious and aware but can’t make anyone aware of that fact. It’s a tragic state but at least we are becoming more aware of the...

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Pop-Up Careers: The New Normal?

Did you see that miillennials expect to have about 15-20 jobs in their lifetimes? So the idea of one job for life has gone the way of the transistor. Out of the window with it goes hallowed virtues such as employee loyalty and company training. But I fear that even 15-20 jobs doesn’t get to the heart of the problem. Maybe 15-20 careers captures the...

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