Why does finding work today require a paradigm shift?

“The workplace of today has many characteristics that we may hardly recognize.  Thriving  depends on our ability to see opportunity where heretofore we might only have seen frustration  or defeat. Where we once saw competition, we now see collaboration. Whether we experience elation or despair has mostly to do with our ability to shift our paradigms to see the opportunities that exist in changed appearance.”

Quoted from Thriving in the Changing Workplace, now available in print or eBook from Amazon.com.  Or contact http://www.yorkinc.com

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Why must we avoid skill obsolescence?

“People with marketable technical skills must constantly be mindful that their skill sets need to be updated over time.  Some time ago, Dell was trying to get the government to allow more EEs to enter the U.S. from India, when there were many EEs here that IBM had either fired or retired.  Why not use them?  The former IBMers were mainframe engineers when Dell needed desk top and lap top technicians.  No one warned the early generation about the need to update their skills in order to keep themselves marketable.”

Quoted from  The Successful Entrepreneur, Second Edition, now available in print or eBook from Amazon.  Or contact http://www.yorkinc.com.

Why is realism so critical to a business’s success?

Being realistic implies logic and the use of practical analyses that keep the business on track and that quickly detects variances that jeopardize the stated objectives.  However, being responsive to the variances allows corrections to be made quickly and with a minimum of rancor.”

Quoted from Thriving in the Changing Workplace, now available in print or eBook from Amazon.com.  Or contact http://www.yorkinc.com.

Why are people so often unable to find the work they desire?

“What often is lacking is the will to win.  The will to win is the practical application of a set of motives or objectives that are more important to us than the discomfort associated with working the process itself.  There’s an old saying among marketing people that, ‘The winners are those who are willing to do the things the losers won’t do.'”

Quoted from Thriving in the Changing Workplace, now available in print or eBook from Amazon.com.  Or contact http://www.yorkinc.com.

Where is our true job security?

“There never has been any job security, only the appearance of it. Security only exists within ourselves, based on the knowledge of our abilities as they relate to the  needs of the workplace..  No matter what happens regarding our means or modes of employment, or the circumstances related to age, education or other environmental  issues, there are people and places who need us and the potential value we represent.”

Quoted from Thriving in the Changing Workplace, now available in print or eBook from Amazon.com.  Or contact http://www.yorkinc.com.