How to Adapt to the Digital Economy

How to Adapt to the Digital Economy

Why is it important to adapt to the digital economy? The digital economy has disrupted the post-industrial economy corporate path. Software is now eating the world. It has upended that old economy’s assumption that if you are smart, you will get a good job in a company, and then be able to work your way up (slowly) to wealth, power and prestige. Technology and the internet has leveled off differences in people’s backgrounds and educational upbringings, and brought the creation of wealth, power and prestige back to the basics: how much value you create for others. When I first joined

How to Become CEO of Your Life

How to Become CEO of Your Life

A few weeks ago, I was invited to return to my alma mater to give a talk at their Career Day for graduating students. I realized after the Q&A session that Asian education systems still preach the mantra that if you do well in school, you would get a great job and earn lots of money, and the reverse is true as well…End of story. But in this new digital, post-industrial economy that we live in now, the reality is so far from that. The education system hasn’t kept up. This type of mentality that the system decides your worth based on its