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The Pandemic Has Afforded Us An Opportunity

During the pandemic, many of us made the shift to work-from-home (WFH). Some even call this the new normal. Many view the “blurring of boundaries between our work and personal life as a bad thing”. A new research from the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, offers a new perspective: ICTs (i.e. smartphones) can help integrate multiple work and non-work roles, by allowing balance, flexibility, and access,…

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The Idea Behind Unretirement

Here’s the idea behind unretirement. People, who are retired or close to retiring, choose to continue working. Reasons for unretirement There are three reasons for this phenomenon. First. Mature workers are healthy enough and want to continue to work. Also, people are living longer.  Because they are living longer, some choose to continue working because of boredom. While others may have insufficient savings or are…

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Is Digitization Still a Competitive Advantage

Use of digital channels is expected to drop. People are looking to head back to the stores. At least for industries such as grocery and retail once the pandemic ends. So is digitization still a competitive advantage? Or will it become a joke like Y2K? Given these findings, what does it mean for the one-person enterprise? Given our exposure to the best-in-class digital experience, we…

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Reinventing Reinvent

In a typical year, I stop taking on clients by the end of Q1. I would have booked enough revenue to cover my operations for the next 18 months. This practice has been my winning strategy for more than a decade. It gives me the freedom to experiment (and fail) without any adverse effect on revenue. Except, this isn’t a typical year. New Normal When…

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