The Untouchables
        Chapter 6

     By Reem Zubaidi




                       S
What to say?


S What do we tell our kids as competition for jobs stiffens,
  how do we prepare our kids?

S Make yourself...
‘Wanna be like Mike’


S Michael Jordan is an
  untouchable. He is so good
  at what he does, that he is
  completely secu...
Job Security


People who have job security in the flat world include:

S Synthesizers

S Explainers

S Leveragers

S Vers...
Versatilists


S Versatilists are able to change and adapt easily.

S A versatilist can be good at doing one job, but then...
Leveragers


S These kinds of jobs use computers. They ‘combine the
  best of what computer can do with the best of what
 ...
Synthersizers


S These are the workers who put things together. Even
  things that you would think don’t go together.
Explainers


S These are the workers who can understand things that
  are very complicated ad explain them simply, in a wa...
Bibliography


http://bizthoughts.mikelee.org/book-summary-the-world-is-flat.html

http://www.wikisummaries.org/The_World_...
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Chapter 6 Summary

  1. 1. The Untouchables Chapter 6 By Reem Zubaidi S
  2. 2. What to say? S What do we tell our kids as competition for jobs stiffens, how do we prepare our kids? S Make yourself ‘untouchable’.
  3. 3. ‘Wanna be like Mike’ S Michael Jordan is an untouchable. He is so good at what he does, that he is completely secure and he can not be replaced.
  4. 4. Job Security People who have job security in the flat world include: S Synthesizers S Explainers S Leveragers S Versatilists
  5. 5. Versatilists S Versatilists are able to change and adapt easily. S A versatilist can be good at doing one job, but then can switch to doing something else just as easily. S Jack of all traits.
  6. 6. Leveragers S These kinds of jobs use computers. They ‘combine the best of what computer can do with the best of what humans can do’.
  7. 7. Synthersizers S These are the workers who put things together. Even things that you would think don’t go together.
  8. 8. Explainers S These are the workers who can understand things that are very complicated ad explain them simply, in a way people can understand them.
  9. 9. Bibliography http://bizthoughts.mikelee.org/book-summary-the-world-is-flat.html http://www.wikisummaries.org/The_World_Is_Flat#Chapter_Six_.E2.80.93_The_Untouc hables http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/4387/thomas_friedman_suggests_level_econo mic.html http://images.google.com.qa/imgres?imgurl=http://www.solecollector.com/xx3/Michael_J ordan_Subscriber_Cover.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.solecollector.com/new.htm&usg= __0b7x52cR- ldCv85OfTVX8Tv1GsU=&h=842&w=660&sz=321&hl=en&start=87&um=1&tbnid=qJl z5BIAMo_68M:&tbnh=145&tbnw=114&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dmichael%2Bjordan% 26ndsp%3D21%26hl%3Den%26client%3Dfirefox-a%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla:en- US:official%26sa%3DN%26start%3D84%26um%3D1

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