Highlights: Great Lessons from our Guests

Here is a compilation of lessons from our guests, including quotes from the discussions. These are the topics covered: Gaining an Edge Importance of Having a Good Physique Are You Using Technology, Or is it Using You? and more… Specialize and Gain an Edge: Ludvig: This is really interesting–to become specialized. You said you were… Continue reading Highlights: Great Lessons from our Guests

5 Broad, Generalist Skills Important for Future Knowledge Workers

As a knowledge worker, you are essentially dealing with information; interpreting it, breaking it into neat pieces, and putting it together into new and better bundles. So, let’s cover five broad-ranging skills that are helpful for high quality knowledge work: Generalist Skill 1: Metacognition and higher self-awareness (understanding how you think about things and changing your… Continue reading 5 Broad, Generalist Skills Important for Future Knowledge Workers

Knowledge Worker: Ask Yourself These Questions (to Acquire Self-Knowledge)

If you are a knowledge worker (as most of our listeners and readers are) then your ability to be productive, create value for others, and make money is not necessarily tied to how many hours you work. Rather, it’s more tied to abstract qualities like deciding what you choose to work on, how you manage… Continue reading Knowledge Worker: Ask Yourself These Questions (to Acquire Self-Knowledge)

32 Viable Areas and Industries for Creating Wealth

This article is an edited version of a response to an email I received from a listener (and current student of the Future Skills Program), who asked me the tough question “Which areas should I go into if I want to be successful, and what should my approach be?” //Mike My answer: Rather than jumping… Continue reading 32 Viable Areas and Industries for Creating Wealth

E47: Season 1 Finale – Synopsis of Lessons from our 15 Guests (Part 2/2)

Apply For The Future Skills Program Episode Summary: Listen to the full episode on iTunes (and please leave a rating to help the podcast reach more people): Sebastian Marshall: To become more productive, find appropriate metrics for your work. Measure these things, then start improving them. If you can’t measure output (results), then measure input.… Continue reading E47: Season 1 Finale – Synopsis of Lessons from our 15 Guests (Part 2/2)