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For Business Leaders Slapped in the Face by a World They Thought They Knew Mar 7, 2022 people.first A bit of an experiment - pulling highights from my book into Markdown. Find a quote you like - click on the Kindle link. Author: John Philpin Full A Response To A Digi.Me Post Nov 20, 2020 ↩️ & people.first As I often do, when my response is more detailed than a throw away - writing this ‘response’ post here - and dropping the link into the comments on The Law Of Social Cycle Jun 29, 2020 💡 & 💬 & people.first “To Sarkar, each age would run its course, with the social motivity going too far, causing much grief to the majority of people (Sarkar, 1967). The Jobs and Gigs, Piece Work and Contracts, IP Sales and Asset Rental … all different ways to earn an income now - and more readily in the future. But this is diffeent to the ’skill’s needed to do that. And those are definitely different to the character traits best suited to those skills. Lets get talking. Jun 25, 2020 💡 & 🥇 & ↩️ & people.first Sometimes writing comments just becomes too hard. Or too long. This is in response to a great set of words from Stuart posted on this past week’s 360 Degree Assessment Is Flawed Jun 9, 2020 🥇 & 💡 & 🗂 & people.first That moment, when your manager says to you … we are introducing 360 degree assessments into the business … Say what? How flat, How retro. How old Sur-veil-lance Cap-i-tal-ism, n. Apr 6, 2020 💬 & 📚 & 🗂 & people.first “A new economic order that claims human experience as free raw material for hidden commercial practices of extraction, prediction, and sales.” Surveillance Capitalism Apr 6, 2020 💬 & 📚 & people.first “Surveillance capitalism is no longer confined to the competitive dramas of the large internet companies, where behavioral futures markets were Surveillance Capitalism Apr 6, 2020 💬 & 📚 & people.first There’s an old poker adage - if you can’t work out who the sucker is at the table - you are the sucker. A more recent twist - ‘if you aren’t paying Surveillance Capitalism Apr 6, 2020 💬 & 📚 & people.first “Each thermostat comes with a “privacy policy,” a “terms-of-service agreement,” and an “end-user licensing agreement.” And that’s just the start … On Transition Apr 4, 2020 people.first & quotes “Not in his goals but in his transitions man is great.” Ralph Waldo Emerson Data and Identity. Conceptual Energy Sinks? Apr 2, 2020 💬 & 🥇 & people.first “I think both data and identity are conceptual and conversational energy sinks. Yes, we do need to care about them, work with them, and create Civil Society - Maybe It’s Not That Civil? Apr 2, 2020 💬 & people.first "The whole of civil Society is being exposed for what actually exists. People hold it all together.. and have ceded far too much authority to Defining Digital Identity Jul 12, 2019 people.first Digital Identity, in its simplest form, is a digital means of establishing we are who we say we are. There are at least three types of digital The Mechanics Of Business Jun 28, 2019 people.first A business is a ‘machine’ designed to maximize ‘shareholder value’. It processes ‘time and materials’ (the business input) for a cost, to create Sometimes You Wonder Jun 19, 2019 people.first I have added bold in the para below .. ”One aspect of work is creativity and related to that is an article by Om Malik published yesterday; ‘The Alan Jacobs asked in one of his recent newsletters …. May 23, 2019 people.centered.economy & people.first “I love the idea of a library of things or Thingery — where you can borrow rather than buy or Read this if you’ve got ‘nothing to hide’ May 6, 2019 people.first What an excellent 4 paragraphs, extracted form a larger - but not that long - article on Read Write Web. ”Saying you don’t care about privacy A quote appeared in an article today that resonated deeply … and then it opened up some moments leading to a reminder of the Queen song … ‘Is This The World We Created. Apr 17, 2019 politics & people.first & 💬 & around.the.world A quote appeared in an article today that resonated deeply … and then it opened up some moments leading to a reminder of the Queen song … ‘Is This Job Disatisfaction … However You Cut it. Apr 4, 2019 future.of.work & observations & people.first From Stowe Boyd’s ‘Workplace Newsletter’: CNBC and Survey Monkey worked together on a Q1 2019 @Work Survey “85% of respondents say they are very or Twenty Six Billion Phone Calls Last Year Apr 3, 2019 business.of.tech & people.first Robo-callers rang Americans’ phones 26 billion times last year. Turns out, Congress have woken up …. ”Under bipartisan legislation, called the This is Not Your Father’s VC Uniform Apr 3, 2019 business.of.tech & observations & people.first A while back Business Insider reported that a vending machine selling vests in SFO was raking in $10,000 per month! Turns out that for all these VC Spotify And How They Will Make Money In The Future? Apr 3, 2019 people.first Music is Booming, But Spotify Isn’t the Winner My highlight below … ”Spotify is working on ways to improve its negotiating leverage, but these are Why The New York Times did not sign up for Apple News+ Apr 3, 2019 people.first “We’ve been pretty deliberate about saying that the best place you can experience journalism is through a relationship with a news provider,” Doc Searls On ‘Markets’ and ‘Content’. Mar 28, 2019 💬 & people.first Delighted to see Doc Searls wroting about two of my People First tenets. “Most of what we call “markets” are pure abstractions. We see markets as How to tell the difference between persuasion and manipulation Mar 26, 2019 people.first “This way of thinking about manipulation tells us something about how to recognise it. It is tempting to think that manipulation is a kind of People First Tenets Mar 23, 2019 🗒 & 🔗 & people.first {} The Challenge Of Self-sovereign Identity In The Digital World Mar 20, 2019 politics & people.first My bold “Dubus speaks about”that membrane of inviolability that should be around every human being." Expanding on that, he adds, “You can’t violate The Present Of Work Mar 13, 2019 people.centered.economy & observations & people.first The present of work is not just about ‘when’. Look through a different lens and suddenly we realize that it is exactly that. A gift. We are Work - There Has To Be A Better Way. Mar 12, 2019 people.first & business.of.tech & people.centered.economy In their recent Core Intuition podcast, I think @manton and @danielpunkass were touching on - though (IMHO) not getting to two things. Bottom line, Welcome To The Machine Feb 27, 2019 people.first A corporation exists to ‘maximize its shareholder value’. Yes, there are other reasons - but all fall away quickly under any scrutiny. Why? Because A Start to Solving The People Centered Economy Feb 27, 2019 people.centered.economy & people.first Vint Cerf and David Nordfors in their new book ‘The People Centered Economy’ introduced an idea that started to examine a new way of thinking about We Are Thinking About The Future Of Work All Wrong Feb 20, 2019 people.first Stowe Boyd writing today in his newsletter: “I am ambivalent about authors making too grand a case in favor of finding meaning and purpose through “For instance, onboarding training ….. Feb 18, 2019 people.first will also give them an idea of how they will fit into the whole organization.” I look forward to the day when The Economy Feb 18, 2019 people.first & people.centered.economy The task centered economy is driven by market forces aiming at lowering the cost of tasks while The people-centered economy is driven by market Creating Value Feb 18, 2019 people.first & people.centered.economy Today, most businesses are ‘task centered’ because they see value creation in tasks or jobs being done. While the task-centered economy says that we Meaningful Work Feb 18, 2019 people.first & people.centered.economy Meaningful work lies at the heart of every successful economy." Goals For A People Centered Economy Feb 18, 2019 people.first & people.centered.economy "We do meaningful work with people we like Being valued by people we don’t know Providing for the people we love In Praise of Idleness Feb 6, 2019 people.first ”A great deal of harm is being done in the modern world by belief in the virtuousness of work, and that the road to happiness and prosperity lies in “Sheryl Sandberg and Lean In are starting to look like Ivanka Trump and Women Who Work, just privileged posers and empty rhetoric. Dec 15, 2018 quotes & people.first ” Stowe Boyd The Future of Work Dec 14, 2018 people.first The profession of sales has just gone the way of all the others. Everyone today is a writer, a photographer, a networker, a sales pro … the real The Gig Economy Nov 28, 2018 future.of.work & people.first “When we think “gig economy,” we tend to picture an Uber driver or a TaskRabbit tasker rather than a lawyer or a doctor, but in reality, this Send Me Home Nov 21, 2018 people.first & 💬 & humanity “In May 1975, 18-year-old Rickey Jackson was arrested in Cleveland, Ohio for a murder he didn’t commit. After being convicted, he spent two and a December 10th - Who Will Be There? Nov 18, 2018 people.first Everyone Should Be! Celebrate With Us And Register Now (Too small? Click on the image to make for easier reading) I don’t often publish and December 10th Celebrates 70 years of Our Freedoms Nov 18, 2018 people.first Put It down to The Declaration of Human Rights. Celebrate With Us And Register Now (Too small? Click on the image to make for easier reading) What Are You Doing On December 10th? Nov 18, 2018 people.first Celebrating the Seventieth Birthday of the Declaration of Human Rights? People Centered Internet, (putting humanity at the center of the internet) Stop Walmart Act Nov 17, 2018 💬 & people.first “Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) will set their sights on America’s largest private employer by introducing the”Stop Salary Negotiation Oct 16, 2018 people.first José Azar of IESE Business School at the University of Navarra, Ioana Marinescu of the University of Pennsylvania, and Marshall Steinbaum of the Power To The People Oct 15, 2018 people.first Vendors spend billions of dollars every year on software to manage their ‘customer relationships’. While we (the people) don’t even have software to For People of Color … Feb 28, 2018 people.first & observations … banks are shutting the door to homeownership “Fifty years after the federal Fair Housing Act banned racial discrimination in lending, African Privacy Is Not Absolute Feb 28, 2018 business.of.tech & people.first & observations The US is among a consortium of nations calling for encryption back doors. “The privacy of Internet users”is not absolute," according to a