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Really happy with our new paper—"The Moralization of Effort"—now out in JEP:G. The paper shows how people find the expenditure of effort morally good, even when the effort produces nothing of economic value.
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This was a real labor of love, years in the making, with 5 rounds of revisions. It was hard work, especially for 1st author & newly-minted PhD @JaredCelniker. The paper shows that this kind of effort makes people see Jared as more moral, and a more attractive cooperation partner
If there are 2 ppl producing the same number of widgets, of the same quality, but one of them requires less effort to do so, this low effort person is seen as ⬆️competent, but ⬇️moral. Further, he is less like to be chosen as a partner in a trust game than the high effort person Image
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🚨@SilverRailTech are #Flexified for another year!🚨

SilverRail is delivering the digital infrastructure for a global rail industry. They’ve made it their mission to make rail easy for travellers, agencies and train operators 🚄

See thread or click here: flexa.careers/companies/silv… Image
Their people are the heart of the business, which is why @SilverRailTech put their culture at the centre of everything they do. As long as the work gets done, SilverRail don’t mind how people work, and employees are empowered to decide their best working environment. ⚖️
@SilverRailTech’s benefits include:

🏠 Remote first

⏰ Fully flexible hours

🐕 Dog friendly

🕰 Open to part time

🌍 Work from anywhere scheme

☀️ Sabbaticals

🍼 Enhanced parental leave
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𝗗𝗶𝘀𝗮𝗯𝗶𝗹𝗶𝘁𝘆 𝗶̶𝗻̶𝗰̶𝗹̶𝘂̶𝘀̶𝗶̶𝗼̶𝗻̶ 𝗲𝘅𝗰𝗹𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸𝗽𝗹𝗮𝗰𝗲: a deeply disappointing thread 👇
First, let's set the scene with a couple of key facts:

👉 In the UK alone, it is estimated that 1 in 5 people have a disability

👉 80% of those people have an invisible disability

👉 The UK workforce contains over 4.4m disabled people

Okay, now onto the bad stuff👇
#DYK that almost half of disabled people in the UK are unemployed?

By December of 2021, the percentage of disabled people who are either unemployed or economically inactive had risen to 47.7%

- @ONS
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"The 🇯🇴 soldiers welcomed us at the border to sent us toward the camps. I told him 'wait a minute, I want to have a last look at Syria.'"
Listening to @lysedoucet & @LoraElwen report on the 10th anniversary of @ZaatariCamp and it brought back memories bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/w3… /1
Memories of spending close to a decade working with @SavetheChildren for children and families affected by conflict in #Syria, #Iraq, #Somalia, #Myanmar, #Palestine, and many other places. And losing #cynicism, finding #purpose, and changing my perspective on conflict and war. /2
In 2011, I was sitting in an air conditioned office at @WorldBank in Washington DC. I thought I had landed my dream job. But instead I had tasted #bureaucracy, #hierarchy and the #cynicism of organizational politics. If you had met the 2011 version of myself, you would agree. /3
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"God gave you a voice. Use it. If you can see the worth in me, then you can see the worth in everyone you meet. We are all called to serve, as an everyday act of humility, as a habit of mind. To see the worth in every person we serve."-- Elizabeth Bonker greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2022/05/24/dai…
Gene Editing Can Change The Social Behavior of Animals in Unexpected Ways
sciencealert.com/crispr-gene-ed…
#GeneEditing, #VasopressinHormone, #AnimalBehavior, #UnexpectedOutcomes
Deep Visual Proteomics defines single-cell identity and heterogeneity | Nature Biotechnology
nature.com/articles/s4158…
#DeepVisualProteomics, #CellularPhenotypes, #ImageAnalysis, #ArtificialIntelligence
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"When you push against a system and it is an unjust system, you must prepare yourself mentally for the isolation and resistance that comes with that. Activism and whistleblowing looks sexy on TV, but it’s hard on your mind and wellbeing." --Dr. Monica Cox greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2022/04/27/dai…
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 04/21/2022 greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2022/04/21/dai…
Predicting the Next Big Thing: Success as a Signal of Poor Judgment by Jerker Denrell, Christina Fang
papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cf…
#PredictionAccuracy, #ForecastingAbility, #ManagerialForesight
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Options are limitless to start the entrepreneurial journey. It can be a struggle to decide where to start.

Here is a way to start taking action and getting clarity.

Take one idea and do a 30 day test.

Read the 🧵 to get started ..
First, set a few simple milestones. Examples:

1.) Build prototype or wire frames,

2.) Talk to X # of customers,

3.) Launch a landing page and land X number of inbound leads, etc.

Make the milestones as tangible as possible. Not just getting random opinions.
Next, execute on those milestones for 30 days and hit them.

The key is to execute like this is your permanent commitment.

Focus is important to get a personal feel for the business.

If you’re still working full time, calibrate the milestones to what can be achieved.
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#Startups often get lost in the noise & don’t provide customers a reason to buy.

Positioning solves this problem, generates buzz and lands #sales.

It’s hard to get started. Here is a simple process to begin positioning now.

A thread .. it starts with some simple questions.👇
1.) What's the specific problem you are trying to solve (the more specific the better).

> How do you make the person (b2c) or company better (b2b)

> what is the specific ROI expected (more on ROI in this thread

NOTE: Avoid jargon and industry buzzwords here. Explain like over dinner with friends.

Next, you need to think about the person. 👇
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We have had a busy 2021 and we look forward to 2022 which is brightened further with the spirit of Indovation and ideation. Cheers to each of you and your families. Image
2/n 2021 was a challenging year personally for many with #Covid 2nd wave but it presented professional opportunities for #startup ecosystem too. @SucSEED_IN built its maiden #AngelFund #IndovationFund, amongst overwhelming response & kept growing its strength as #AngelNetwork too ImageImage
3/n At #IndovationFund, we believe that early-stage discovery is best handled with the help of Experienced folks. We have great #SectoralCommittee structure helping us to discover, screen, curate, invest and mentor these startups, in 6 sectors of our #Fundfocus #SucSEEDfamily Image
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This is the truth...A🧵
Everyday *THEY* game the system. Everyday we are forced to play their game with no ROI. It's rigged against #smallbusinesses & #startups outside SV/1% $. Building a biz is nearly impossible if you're not a wht guy.
Yet they avoid paying more taxes? 1/17
Social impact is not immune. On a website of an out of touch "social impact investor" (saw this today!) who only funds businesses 3 years + with annual revenue $750k +. Suggestion from their FAQ for startups is appalling for a fund claiming to help the neediest of businesses. 2/ A screen shot of black type...
"We require a minimum of three years in operation for financing, and thus do not fund start-ups. For capital to get your social enterprise off the ground, we recommend reaching out to friends and family, or an angel investor network in your area." Why didn't we think of that?! 3/
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The @ASEAN Roundtable for Skills in a Digital Age is under way. Join us to learn more about the Future of Work in Southeast Asia and the need to develop Skills for a Digital Age: aseanbacbrunei.com.bn/activities/rou…. #ASEANBIS2021
Haslina Taib, Chair of the @ASEAN Roundtable on Skills for a Digital Age in her opening remarks notes #COVID-19 has presented us with great challenges in the future of work and transformed the way we work. It has accelerated a new age of Digital Transformation. #ASEANBIS2021
Haslina Taib says at the beginning of the pandemic, in March 2020 @Gartner_inc survey of 317 CFO and Finance Leaders estimated that 74% will move at least 5% and 25% will move at least 20% of their previously onsite workforce to permanently remote.
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I was head hunted for my 1st NGO job, not because I was looking, but it was based on 2 recommendations from volunteer work.

Volunteering is one way to get an NGO job, to build your network, to develop skills, build experience and to grow your career.

How?

A thread

#CoachEnnie
Some jobs are not advertised, but you are invited to apply based on referrals.

My first paid NGO job was with KAF-Zim as a Programme Officer in 2002. The Res Rep asked for referrals from his network, 2 leaders I have volunteered for, separately recommended me for the interview.
At any stage in your career, you will not have the required skills or experience from paid wok, you can develop this from volunteer work.

I learnt program design and coordination from volunteer positions I held in high school, college and even now 20 years into NGO global work.
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Anti and Non-capitalist Vision. Tweets, Texts, books, sources Image
Alternatives to Capitalism
Proposals for a Democratic Economy (pdf)

by Robin Hahnel & Erik Olin Wright
ssc.wisc.edu/~wright/Publis… Image
Society after Money: A Dialogue (pdf)
Bloomsbury Academic, 2019
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Excited that our paper: "Measuring the Occupational Impact of AI: Tasks, Cognitive Abilities and AI Benchmarks" has been published in Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (@JAIR_Editor).

Here's a thread (1/10)
#EconTwitter #HUMAINT #futureofwork
doi.org/10.1613/jair.1…
The paper is the result of truly interdisciplinary work with sociologist Enrique Fernández-Macías, computer scientists @NandoMartinezP , @emiliagogu and José Hernández-Orallo, and economists Annarosa Pesole and me. Also, help from @CharisiVicky, HRI researcher. (2/10)
We develop a framework with which we can measure the exposure of occupations to AI. Note: we use the term "exposure" not "substitution" to avoid feeding into that fear-mongering narrative of "robots stealing our jobs". (3/10)
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Metis is very proud to announce a new strategic partnership with @opolis, a forward-thinking, member-owned Digital Employment Cooperative for independent workers.

To understand this partnership and how both Opolis & $METIS operate, it's time for a thread about the #FutureofWork
Around the world, independent/gig workers have struggled to gain the rights and protections afforded to salaried employees. We see this with Uber drivers, farmers, and countless other kinds of workers.
Opolis aims to change that. Using the structure of its digital employment cooperative and its $WORK token, Opolis will provide payroll services, health benefits, and much more for independent workers, building an ownership economy for the Web 3.0 world.
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La próxima gran disrupción es el #trabajo híbrido: ¿estamos preparados?
microsoft.com/en-us/worklab/… vía @MicrosoftLatam #worklab #empleo #futureofwork
Los líderes empresariales necesitan adaptarse a lo que quieren los colaboradores: lo mejor de ambos mundos
Al mismo tiempo, la gente está luchando para adaptase. Y se necesita encontrar nuevas formas para ayudarlos (a los casados les "iría mejor" que los solteros en la pandemia).
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Few major headlines recently seem to be connected;

- #Greensill #Cameron #Softbank #Wirecard #Fintech
- #Bitcoin #Coinbase #Crypto #NFTs
- #Ant #JackMa #China #BeltandRoad
- New opportunities & Race to 'be first' in the new era
🇺🇸💪🇨🇳 💰🌏🌎🌍
- #GeoPolitics
- #disruption
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While lockdown has been slow for some, it's certainly not been for others who have smelt the winds of change!

#SPACs are bypassing Direct Listings & IPO's in a race to market - Sucking up all that 💰 hunting for returns 📈

#Fintech joining 'Democratise & Digitalise everything'
#China seem poised to become the worlds leading power - #US are on guard! 🧐

Little bit like their former communist friends (Russia) the leadership are getting their Oligarchs/Titans in-line & on-message before their potential big push.

Everything seems to be changing around us
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 03/30/2021 greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2021/03/30/dai…
Complex Systems: Volume 30, Number 1 (2021)

complex-systems.com/current/

#complexity #journal #CurrentIssue
The Law of Regression to the Tail: How to Survive COVID-19, the Climate Crisis, and Other Disasters

papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cf…

#RegressionToTheTail #risk #FatTailedRisk #COVID19 #pandemics #ClimateCrisis #RiskMitigation
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Everyone’s baffled by #GOLDMANSACHS analysts working 100hr weeks. I started my career in the same job and can explain WHY anyone does it. Thread 🧵 below 👇🏾
MONEY AND STATUS. THE END.
Oh and also because they worship Christian Bale in American Psycho
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How Organizational Network Analysis Can Increase Team Collaboration

latest from Workforce Futurist Newsletter is part of a series on ‘The New Technology of Teams’

This article is a collaboration with @fmarinmayer and @CTS_ONA (1/8)
All great work happens in teams.

Yet many management and HR processes are designed around the individual.

We need new approaches, and tools, to support successful teams.

#Leadership @VIDOInterVac #HRTech #CHRO
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How is Teamwork Changing?

There's an increasingly decentralized workforce as many people work outside of organizational structures.

These workers are not working in isolation but forming new teams.

#FutureOfWork (3/8)

workforcefuturist.substack.com/p/unleashing-t…
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