Nikkei sees FT as key to global expansion – FT.com

This is how the FT views its new owners, Nikkei. It’s an interesting read. Check it out!

via Nikkei sees FT as key to global expansion – FT.com.

Of course, the rub is that it’s hard to see how the FT could be other than nice to its new owners?

For an alternative viewpoint, see my blog on the Guardian’s view of this story.

Thoughts?

Our future of abundance—and joblessness – The Economist – Insights

This short article is well worth a read. Check it out!

via Our future of abundance—and joblessness – The Economist – Insights.

Whether it’s for yourself, a partner, sibling, child or grandchild, there are profound implications for the future of work and leisure.

Thinking back on my own career, I reinvented myself quite a few times. I was also ready to take risks and became self-employed. In my view traditional careers in employment are a thing of the past and self-employment is likely to become increasingly common. In my experience, learning a foreign language can be hugely important in giving you the edge over the crowd.

Don’t be just another ‘Me too’. It won’t be enough. You need your own brand. Here’s a link on personal branding.

Thoughts?