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Being spokesman for a generation is the worst job I ever had: Gen Y myths dispelled

Redundancy is generally a bad thing but there are plenty of people who should be made redundant without delay: Kim Jong Il of North Korea, and Omar Al Bashir of Sudan spring to mind.  They should be joined by the self-proclaimed spokespersons for a generation.  Especially the Gen Y spokespeople because of the widespread disservice ...

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Read The Chaos Theory of Careers Chapter 1 for free here!

Read the first chapter of my new book The Chaos Theory of Careers for free here: KindleReader.LoadSample({containerID: 'kindleReaderDiv1', asin: 'B004VEJ1Z6', width: '700', height: '782'});

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Jim Bright talking change and chaos video from his Cannexus Keynote 2011

Here is a five minute video of my Keynote "Know Change and No Change: how I learned to love Chaos" presented at the Cannexus Career Development Conference in January 2011 If you like it, please mark it as liked on youtube and even leave a comment or two!

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Narrative the untold story – presentation by Jim Bright and Robert Pryor CDAA 2011

Here are the slides of a paper given by Robert Pryor and myself at the Career Development Association of Australia International Conference, in Cairns, Qld, Australia, on April 27th 2011. It highlights the strengths, but also the limitations of the narrative approach.     Narrative the untold story View more presentations from JimBright Career-Development.

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The 3 Rs of Creativity and Careers

The 3 Rs of Creativity and Careers I found myself coining a new phrase to capture some of the key ideas in career development. The phrase is: Reinvent, Respond, Resort The idea flowed from an inspiration from Steve Jobs being interviewed by Stephen Fry in Time Magazine. Jobs responding to Fry's question about his "career" said ""I do stuff. I ...

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Career development better than sex or an alternative?

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Career development has a yearly low point about June, but the good news is we are on an upward curve, until about September.  After that, if you are a Career Development professional or careers author looking at launching a book, forget about it and take a long vacation till January.  I am basing my advice ...

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Oppositional thoughts…Amusing thoughts against simplicities in careers and life Volume 2

Oppositional Thoughts…I was advised to demonstrate a good fit to get the job. So I had a hissy fit at the recruiter. Oddly it didn’t work

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