Don’t End Up Like “Phil”: Get Curious

More grist for the mill on the topic of owning your own career, and being ready for change; of embracing ‘work is learning and learning is the work.’

A sad little parable from Brian Fippinger on the Social Hire website about “Phil” out of work and out of luck, rich with experience no longer required:

Once you have become an expert at something, it is hard to go back to point A again.  But that is precisely where we all need to be, at all times.  At the beginning, back at point A.


Learning begins with curiosity. It is the foundation of the TMWK manifesto. Curiosity prepares you for the future of work (whatever that might look like). And as I said yesterday, there is no cure for curiosity. Get some, as soon as you can…

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