Month: October 2008

Feature: Crowdworking: Let the Tail Wag the Dog

Feature: Crowdworking: Let the Tail Wag the Dog The potency of using a “long tail” strategy in selling to consumers was first popularized in an October, 2004 article in Wired magazine. Written by Chris Anderson, it urged companies to abandon their conventional focus on selling a small number of popular items and, instead, retool themselves

Feature: The Rise of the Privileged Worker

Feature: The Rise of the Privileged Worker Look around at the increasing rate of unemployment, and it may seem like an odd time to be talking about “privileged workers.” The conventional wisdom, of course, is that, other than overpaid CEOs, there are few people today who would qualify for such a title. And, I would

Feature: How to Prevent a Wall Street Meltdown in Your Career

Feature: How to Prevent a Wall Street Meltdown in Your Career The past couple of weeks have been hideous for investors. Forget about the risk takers on Wall Street-they deserve what they’re getting-I’m talking about the working men and women who have watched their 401(k) and mutual fund investments shrink before their very eyes. For