How the internet has revolutionised information

It’s not far-fetched to say that the internet has changed our lives in dramatic ways. But regardless of what you use it for in “The age of information” the internet has revolutionised information both in terms of what is available and also how easily information of all sorts is now accessible.

I previously wrote about why jobs are not safe any longer and how as little as a generation ago it was common to spend a decade or more with one employer.

Today the work ‘battlespace’ space has shifted. Temporary workers are becoming the norm and time within a position can be limited to months.

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Why being an Educator means you have no competition

The whole idea of starting a business is a big deal. Where do you start? What are you going to do? Will there be competitors? What if …?

The questions are endless and I can tell you from personal experience that it’s a learning process. Hindsight is nasty things to get wrapped up in. Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda … Urghhh.

One big factor is competition.

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Why you should not trade crypto

Have you ever been in a car with a lunatic who just kept doing stupid ****? Have you ever seen that crash coming and simply frozen as all of the events have simply unfolded around you? Have you ever been in a situation so unstable and so out of control that if you turn away for a single moment you know that you’re in trouble?

Welcome to the Cryptoverse. Finely enough unlike financial editor Ross Greenwood I’m not going to tell you cryptocurrencies are bad or that you need to stay away from them. Not at all.

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A Letter to Parents

Dear Mum and Dad …

No not really, but that’s probably how I’d start it if this was a letter to them.

This letter is to all parents, and to the children too, because we’re all … someone’s kids.

This one is a hard one to write. Why? Because I don’t have kids. And that makes it hard for me to relate to parents. I tip my cap to you all, because I like time to myself. I’m pretty self centered too. Honestly I don’t really see myself as paternal material. But anyway.

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Do you need an education to be an instructor?

Disclaimer: Some professional subject matter is subject to official academic requirements and certifications

“I’m just a regular person. I can’t be an instructor. I’m not formally qualified in this. I can’t be a teacher.”

Self doubt is something that every instructor goes through. But what if the doubt meant nothing? Do you need an education to be an instructor? Sure it’ll help. But what if you could transform yourself personally and professionally as an instructor? It can be done!

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