Fast Company recently published an article about America's new thriving class of employees, Generation Flux–pioneers in the new way business is being conducted. The intriguing report not only explains why these mavens are who they are, it also breaks down the systematic changes occurring in the outdated workforce by describing ideas like: which competitive advantages have staying power, what skills matter most, and how can you weigh risk and opportunity when the fundamentals of your business may change overnight? Check out the entire piece here and arm yourself. Knowledge is more than power in this volatile frontier. It's essential!
Our institutions are out of date; the long career is dead; any quest for solid rules is pointless, since we will be constantly rethinking them; you can't rely on an established business model or a corporate ladder to point your way; silos between industries are breaking down; anything settled is vulnerable.