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  • 1. Overcoming Challenges: Leahcim Semaj4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 1
  • 2. Mobile: 876.383.5627 Skype: LSemaj Office: 876.942.9057 Twitter: LSemaj Email: Semaj@LTSemaj.com Facebook: LTSemajPhD Blog: TheSemajMindSpa.Wordpress.com www.SlideShare.net/LSemaj4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 2
  • 3. 4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 3
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  • 5.  Lessons from the new world of quicksilver work, where "career planning" is an oxymoron.4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 5
  • 6. 4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 6
  • 7.  The median number of years a U.S. worker has been in his or her current job is just 4.4,  down sharply since the 1970s. This decline in average job tenure is bigger than any economic cycle,  bigger than any particular industry,  bigger than differences in education levels,  bigger than differences in gender.4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 7
  • 8.  Associated with a new era of insecurity, volatility, and risk Its part of the same employment picture as the increase in  part-time, freelance, and contract work;  mass layoffs and buyouts;  "creative destruction" within industries.4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 8
  • 9.  put more pressure on the individual  to provide own health care  bridge gaps in income with savings  Manage own retirement planning  invest in own education to keep skills marketable and up to date.4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 9
  • 10.  Measure the big drivers of change  such as extended longevity, robotics, and the rise of global connectivity Extrapolated a list of core skills  that will be needed in tomorrows workplace regardless of industry or position4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 10
  • 11.  "everything that can be routinized, codified, and dissected will eventually be done by machines. Social and emotional intelligence is what humans are uniquely good at  at least for the next decade or two."4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 11
  • 12. 4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 12
  • 13. by Thomas Frey http://www.wfs.org/content/2-billion-jobs-disappear-2030 www.LT Semaj.c4/1/2012 13 om
  • 14.  roughly 50% of all the jobs on the planet doom and gloom outlook?4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 14
  • 15.  To Governments & Unions letting the world know  how quickly things are about to change, letting academia know  that much of the battle ahead will be taking place at their doorstep4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 15
  • 16.  Where the  The jobs that jobs will be will likely going away replace some of them  over the coming decades4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 16
  • 17.  Until now, the utility companies existed as a safe career path little more than storm-related outages and an occasional rate increase  would cause industry officials to raise their eyebrows.4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 17
  • 18.  has become increasingly vocal about their concerns over  cost, long-term health and environmental issues relating to the current structure and disseminating methods of the power industry4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 18
  • 19.  intended to work inside the current utility company structure, the changes will happen within the industry itself4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 19
  • 20.  these technologies will shift utilities around the world  from national grids to micro grids can be scaled from a single home  to entire cities.4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 20
  • 21.  Power lines that dangle menacingly over our neighborhoods,  will begin to come down the industry will go through a long- term shrinking trend,  the immediate shift will cause many new jobs to be created4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 21
  • 22.  Power generation plants will begin to close down. Coal plants will begin to close down. Many railroad and transportation workers will no longer be needed. Even wind farms, natural gas, and bio-fuel generators will begin to close down. Ethanol plants will be phased out or repurposed. Utility company engineers, gone. Line repairmen, gone.4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 22
  • 23.  Manufacturing power generation units the size of AC units will go into full production Installation crews will begin to work around the clock The entire national grid will need to be taken down (a 20 year project)  Much of it will be recycled and the recycling process alone will employ many thousands of people Micro-grid operations will open in every community requiring a new breed of engineers, managers, and regulators Many more4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 23
  • 24.  Over the next 10 years we will see the first wave of autonomous vehicles hit the roads,  some of the first inroads made by vehicles that deliver packages, groceries, and fast-mail envelopes.4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 24
  • 25.  Luxury vehicles that allow you to kick back,  listen to music, have a cup of coffee,  stop wherever you need to along the way,  stay productive in transit with connections to the Internet,  make phone calls,  even watch a movie or two, for substantially less than the cost of today’s limos.4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 25
  • 26.  will initially require a driver, but it will quickly creep into everyday use much as airbags did. First as an expensive option for luxury cars, eventually it will become a safety feature stipulated by the government4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 26
  • 27.  With over 2 million people involved in car accidents every year in the U.S.,  it won’t take long for legislators to be convinced that driverless cars are a substantially safer and more effective option. The privilege of driving is about to be redefined4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 27
  • 28.  Taxi and limo drivers Bus & Truck drivers Gas stations, parking lots, traffic cops, traffic courts Fewer doctors and nurses will be needed to treat injuries. Food & Mail delivery drivers FedEx and UPS delivery jobs As people shift from owning their own vehicles to a transportation-on-demand system,  the total number of vehicles manufactured will also begin to decline.4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 28
  • 29.  Delivery dispatchers Traffic monitoring systems,  although automated, will require a management team. Automated traffic designers, architects, and engineers Driverless “ride experience” people. Driverless operating system engineers. Emergency crews for when things go wrong.4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 29
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  • 31.  The OpenCourseware Movement took hold in 2001 MIT started recording all their courses  making them available for free online. They currently have over 2080 courses available  downloaded 131 million times.4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 31
  • 32.  The Khan Academy was started with a clear and concise way of teaching science and math Today they offer over 2,400 courses that have been downloaded 116 million times4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 32
  • 33.  The 8,000 pound gorilla in the OpenCourseware space  This platform offers over 500,000 courses from 1,000 universities that  downloaded over 700 million times  Recently they also started moving into the K-12 space4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 33
  • 34.  All of these courses are free for anyone to take how do colleges, that charge steep tuitions, compete with “free”? The OpenCourseware Movement has shown us,  courses are becoming a commodity Teachers only need to teach once,  record it,  then move on to another topic or something else4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 34
  • 35.  we are transitioning from a teaching model to a learning model. Why do we need to wait for a teacher to take the stage in the front of the room  when we can learn whatever is of interest to us at any moment?4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 35
  • 36.  Learning only requires coaches With all of the assets in place,  we are moving quickly into the new frontier of a teacherless education system4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 36
  • 37. TeachersTrainersProfessors4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 37
  • 38. CoachesCourse designersLearning camps4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 38
  • 39.  Unlike a machine shop that starts with a large piece of metal  and carves away everything but the final piece, 3D printing is an object creation technology  where the shape of the objects are formed through a process of building up layers of material  until all of the details are in place4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 39
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  • 41.  invented by Charles Hull in 1984 based on a technique called stereolithography.4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 41
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  • 43.  makes it as cheap to create single items as it is to produce thousands of items  thus undermines economies of scale It may have as profound an impact on the world  as the coming of the factory did during the Henry Ford era4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 43
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  • 45.  If we can print our own clothes and they fit perfectly,  clothing manufacturers and clothing retailers will quickly go away. if we can print our own shoes,  shoe manufacturers and shoe retailers will cease to be relevant. If we can print construction material,  the lumber, rock, drywall, shingle, concrete,  various other construction industries will go away.4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 45
  • 46.  3D printer design, engineering, and manufacturing 3D printer repairmen will be in big demand Product designers, stylists, and engineers for 3D printers 3D printer ‘Ink’ sellers4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 46
  • 47.  We are moving quickly past the robotic vacuum cleaner stage  to far more complex machines4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 47
  • 48.  among the most impressive and potentially useful for troops in the immediate future being developed to act as an autonomous drone assistant  will carry gear for soldiers across rough battlefield terrain. Nearly every physical task can conceivably be done by a robot at some point in the future4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 48
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  • 50.  Fishing bots will replace fishermen. Mining bots will replace miners. Ag bots will replace farmers. Inspection bots will replace human inspectors. Warrior drones will replace soldiers. Robots can pick up building material coming out of the 3D printer  and begin building a house with it4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 50
  • 51. Camels ridden by mechanical robots race to the finish during a 6KM race at the 12th International Camel Race in Kebd February 14, 2012 Camel jockeys were replaced by mechanical robots in 2005 due to international pressure because camel owners were found to be involved in human trafficking, buying children from countries like Pakistan and India for their smaller frame and lighter weight to ride on the camels. (REUTERS/Stephanie McGehee)4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 51
  • 52.  Since the ban on human jockeys, owners have continued to race their camels, controlling the whip with their remotes as they follow the race trackside in their jeeps4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 52
  • 53.  Robot designers, engineers, repairmen. Robot dispatchers. Robot therapists. Robot trainers. Robot fashion designers.4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 53
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  • 55.  In these 5 industries alone there will be hundreds of millions of jobs disappearing Many other sectors will also be affected.4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 55
  • 56.  The more technology we rely on  the more breaking points we’ll have in our lives. Driverless drones can deliver people. These people can deliver bombs or illicit drugs as easily as pizza4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 56
  • 57.  All of this technology could make us fat, dumb, and lazy, the problems we thought we were solving become far more complicated. We are not well-equipped culturally and emotionally to have this much technology entering into our lives.4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 57
  • 58.  “destroy the robots”  “damn the driverless car”  campaigns with proposed legislation attempting to limit its influence4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 58
  • 59.  most of the jobs getting displaced  low-level, low-skilled labor positions4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 59
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  • 61.  The question is whether the recent global (and local) recession has somehow shattered the world you we being socialized for.4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 61
  • 62. What Got You Here Wont Get You There Unless You Find A New GearApril 1, 2012 www.LTSemaj.com 62
  • 63.  Youth unemployment is rising and jobs have become scarce for those leaving school You can save yourself  (and the rest of us), if you choose to accept the challenge.4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 63
  • 64.  You are the most tech savvy and demanding generation ever on this planet Technology is in your DNA. The internet is your life.  You will use it for everything You will be a transient workforce. You will follow the work and live where the work is based.4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 64
  • 65.  For you the virtual world is real –  Friends, Fans, Followers and Contacts Geography and distance are  no hindrance,  Everything is here and now - just a click away. Gil Scott Heron  told us that The revolution would not be televised But now we have  Facebook, Twitter and BB!4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 65
  • 66.  You are more self-directed You process information at lightning speed. You are smarter than any other generation  (how wise? Time will tell?)4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 66
  • 67.  You will give new meaning to the term Social workers: Raised in an educational culture of working in teams and being highly socially connected through  computers, cell phones, text messaging, instant messaging, social networking,  blogs, multi-player gaming, etc.,4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 67
  • 68.  Your Generation are extremely social workers. You are the first generation to begin to build relationships virtually  and are now bringing a culture of constantly working together4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 68
  • 69. Innovation Starts With Disruptive Hypotheses (Luke Williams)4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 69
  • 70.  is an intentionally unreasonable statement that gets your thinking flowing in a different direction. …are designed to upset your comfortable equilibrium and bring about an accelerated change in your own thinking.4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 70
  • 71.  The ability to ask, “What if?”  is an essential part of every thinking person’s skill set4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 71
  • 72.  you have been socialized towards the more traditional definition of “hypothesis,” which is a best-guess explanation that’s based on a set of facts and can be tested by further investigation.4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 72
  • 73.  You don’t make a reasonable prediction Such as…  if I charge the battery, the phone will work. Instead,  you make an unreasonable provocation What if a cell phone didn’t need a battery at all? You education to date has been predictive – You were socialized to  “see things as they are and ask, ‘Why?4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 73
  • 74.  time to dream things as they never were and ask…  ‘What if?’4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 74
  • 75.  when certainties are no longer certain, the ability to imagine things as they never were and ask  “What if?” is an essential part of every thinking person’s skill set.4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 75
  • 76.  Our pathological politics? Our anemic economic model? Our CRIMINAL justice system? Our sick Health care? Our Education system which has failed the majority?4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 76
  • 77.  Once you have a situation to focus on, describe it in one sentence: “How can I disrupt the present reality by delivering an unexpected solution?”4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 77
  • 78.  is to start provoking the status quo. Try to find a way to rearrange the pieces, which in turn will provoke a different way of looking at the situation. What Can You Invert? What Can You Re-Think? (Dare to Dream) What is scarce that could be made abundant? What is abundant that could be made scarce? What is expensive that could be free?4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 78
  • 79.  you should be able to generate several provocative hypotheses  that will challenge the established way of looking at things4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 79
  • 80.  radically new scenarios, Ask unconventional questions,  and discover unexpected advantages. The general rule is that  the bolder your “What Ifs,”  the fresher the perspective they offer.4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 80
  • 81. Facilitates Foresight The Single Most Critical Skill for the 21st Century Foresight is...  The Secret Ingredient of Success  Critical to achievement in all areas of your life.4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 81
  • 82.  the key to survival in a world of disruptive innovation. enables you to see opportunities,  avoid threats, and chart the fastest path to your goals. People who lack foresight  are likely to find themselves unemployed  when jobs are unexpectedly lost  to new technologies,  competition from overseas,  or shifts in consumer tastes.4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 82
  • 83.  Dr. C.K.Prahalad has demonstrated that there are Fortunes to be made by providing goods and services to the 4+ Billion poor people at the Bottom of economic The Pyramid. Are you interested? Yes you can “save the world”, get famous and make some serious money while at it4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 83
  • 84.  Trends and Breakthroughs Likely to Affect You Will you be  The Leaders,  Observers,  Passengers  or Left behind?4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 84
  • 85.  1. Your Generation could Have the most far reaching Impacts on the world  having a stronger entrepreneurial bent than your parents did. 2. Genetic Research Could Soon Conquer Most Inherited Diseases4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 85
  • 86.  3. By 2025, the Worldwide Average Life-Span Will have Extended by One year Per Year  Only 15% of deaths worldwide will be due to naturally occurring infectious diseases. 4. WiMAX Networks Will Soon Create Country-Wide Wireless Internet Access 5. Bioviolence will Become a Greater Threat in the next decade,  What side will you be on?4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 86
  • 87.  6. Holographic 3-D TV will be here - project floating 3-D images by means of nanomaterials that bend light around objects. 7. Computers will utilize human-level artificial intelligence 8. Electric Cars will Become Fully Practical by 2020 9. The next Green Gold will be Biofuels made from algae 10. Water will Become the New Oil – and the motive for the next world war4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 87
  • 88.  you disrupt the status quo that is now stifling our country and become the Leaders,  not just Observers of these global trends.4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 88
  • 89.  But …  your health,  your wealth,  your life depends on this.Make it work4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 89
  • 90. Are You The One?4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 90
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  • 93. The Entrepreneur The Employee The DependentTransformation of the Work WorldApril 1, 2012 www.LTSemaj.com 93
  • 94.  Roasting  run business on someone elses costs Hustling  seasonal opportunities Owning a job  one person operation Margin Gathers  buy and sell New Product or Service www.LTSemaj.com 94
  • 95.  What needs exist? Who is willing to Pay? What can you deliver? a product - a skill - a service? Go out and find customers www.LTSemaj.com 95
  • 96. Were You  What is theBorn For DT degreeBusiness? that you earned?  (dining table) www.LTSemaj.com 96
  • 97. a. Both worked and were self-employed for most of their working livesb. Both worked and were self-employed for part of their working livesc. One parent was self-employed for most of his or her working lifed. One parent was self-employed at some point in his or her working lifee. Neither parent was ever self-employed www.LTSemaj.com 97
  • 98. Aldous Huxley www.LTSemaj.com 98
  • 99. Anon www.LTSemaj.com 99
  • 100. Franklin D. Roosevelt www.LTSemaj.com 100
  • 101. Choose Wisely4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 101
  • 102. Mobile: 876.383.5627 Skype: LSemaj Office: 876.942.9057 Twitter: LSemaj Email: Semaj@LTSemaj.com Facebook: Leahcim Semaj Blog: TheSemajMindSpa.Wordpress.com www.SlideShare.net/LSemaj4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 102
  • 103. Mobile: 876.383.5627 Skype: LSemajOffice: 876.960.5627 Twitter: LSemajEmail: Semaj@LTSemaj.com FaceBook: Leahcim.Semaj.PhD www.SlideShare.net/LSemaj 4/1/2012 www.LTSemaj.com 103