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who plays supporting role to your hero?

All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages. – William Shakespeare
In film, the suporting characters are indispensable in moving the story along, building the hero’s character, and creating a rich environment. As I read Friends: Trifecta on the script lab, I began to think: who plays the supporting roles in the script of our life of business? As a mobile worker, who would you choose to help you move your career or business along? Who would you want to help build your character? Who are the people you want to creat a rich environment?
Consider the following supporting roles:

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How to be an artful (remote) collaborator

To gain the competitive advantage, the anywhere worker of today (and tomorrow) needs to develop unparrelled skills in unstructured and structured collaboration. Unstructured collaboration such as participation in wikis, blogs, and forums, are a great way to extend your center of excellence, learn new skills, find necessary resources, keep up to date on industry trends, and share expert knowledge. To start, I want to focus on the skill-set associated with structured collaboration which is needed to …

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6 Predictions: The Future of Work

We are already on our way toward the future of work. The catalysts for this new world of work include: life changing events such as 9/11; technological advances; economic events; and the absurd behavior of corporate executives. The current workforce is starving for certainty, control, shared values, and meaningful work. Here are 6 predictions of what the future of work holds for us:

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