It isn't always easy when you have a family. Anyone who has ever tried to meet deadlines or take a call with a client while kids are screaming in the background knows how hard it can be.
The problems and possibilities are endless in the future we are headed into. We need to be prepared and to develop a new version of capitalism that benefits all.
It's not just doctors and lawyers who need a license to work. More than 1,000 occupations, such as upholsterers and hair braiders, are subject to regulation in at least one state across the country.
"Do what you love." It's simple advice, yet so many of us find ourselves taking on jobs we don't enjoy, spending our valuable time half-asleep in front of our desks, and living our day-to-day lives with no real sense of passion or purpose.
Depending on the size of your team, you could easily find yourself being offered a slice of birthday cake nearly every afternoon if your company doesn't have a policy in place.
I'm proof that a person with a conviction record can have business acumen and be extremely successful. Formerly incarcerated workers can bring a maturity, life perspective, and work ethic that is uniquely borne through overcoming obstacles.
If companies want to retain the employees they've invested time and money into training, they'll need to adapt to the expectations of this newest generation of workers.
Advancing technologies will cause so much disruption to almost every industry that entire professions will disappear. We will be entering an era of abundance in which we no longer have to work to have our basic needs met. And we will gain the freedom to pursue creative endeavors and do the things that we really like.
Trudy loves taking the drive every Friday morning, starting early at 3:30 a.m. as she leaves the house, and described the experience almost as a meditation, sharing a nostalgically personal moment.