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Spencer Thompson is the CEO of Sokanu, a social platform and advanced career test that matches people to careers. He attended the London School of Economics to study Economics and Econometrics, and was a Thiel Fellowship Finalist in 2011. He has spoken at Microsoft, SAP, and TiE, and sits on the board of VEF Momentum and other education startups.

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The Power of Perspective

(0) Comments | Posted May 23, 2014 | 12:49 AM

I was on my way home from work the other evening, sitting at the front of the bus. A couple came on and sat down. The lady was older and couldn't hear very well so her partner was making sure to talk directly into her ear. As a result, the...

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Is the Career Dead?

(5) Comments | Posted June 4, 2013 | 5:26 PM

Saeid Fard, like many people his age, is unsure of what his next step is in life. Being 26, he still has the gift of youth and the time to experiment. But unlike most people his age, Saeid has already been through multiple, "successful" careers.

After graduating with a degree...

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Why Do We Send Kids to School?

(16) Comments | Posted May 28, 2013 | 8:50 AM

Watching your child leave for their first day of school is an emotional moment for parents. My mom still has the picture of me leaving for kindergarten displayed in the kitchen. The experience of passing the torch of knowledge from parent to teacher is incredibly tough. With such an enormous...

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