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“We need to develop a people-centered, rather than task-centered, economy.”

There is no question that across the country there is great uncertainty about what the future will look like and much debate about how...

“Life’s milestones are construed in terms of investments”

In the U.S., the Middle Class has always been interpreted as the backbone of the economy and has long represented the ideals of pulling...

“Adam Smith got his dinner because his mother made sure it...

Over the past few decades, women have shifted from taking care of the home and the family to working in the labor market where...

“It is time to admit that ‘Houston, we have a problem.’”

Most of us know that higher education — long considered an economic equalizer — has become increasingly less affordable for students and their families,...

“Our intuition about how the world works could well be wrong”

As the title suggests, No Ordinary Disruption: The Four Global Forces Breaking All The Trends, examines how the impact of accelerating technological changes, globalization,...

“Think about that. Then think about it again.”

It’s worth repeating: “Think about that. Then think about it again.” That advice, offered by economist Richard Baldwin in his 2019 book, “The Globotics...

“There are three Americas growing apart at an accelerating rate.”

Editor's note: When we decided we wanted to include a blog on the WorkingNation website about the books we're reading about the future of...

A guide to the emerging educational revolution for adult learners

In today’s employment climate there's an abundance of stories about the increasing importance of lifelong learning when it comes to the future of work....

‘Janesville’ a study of a manufacturing town’s near-death experience

When General Motors shut down its longest-running auto factory in Janesville, Wisconsin in 2008, it could have meant certain destruction for the town and...

The connection between the employee experience and the future of work

"The war for talent has never been fiercer, and in an effort to attract and retain the best and brightest, organizations have to shift...