We hypothesize that there are a lot of people who have previously been excluded from the workforce for a wide range of reasons who are now in a position to be part of it. This ranges from relatively to low skill to highly specialized and talented.
In this latest episode I speak with Reuben Christian about his work exploring the intersections of our culture while getting people together to experience joy. He argues we need more emotional literacy to better appreciate our shared humanity.
It can also be referred to as organizational metacognition, or knowing what an organization knows and how it acquires that knowledge (learning). If the medium is the message, then knowledge, by it’s function, transforms. As we learn, we change, as new knowledge potentially impacts everything we do.
Manual labour is difficult, and tiring. Emotional labour is also difficult, and tiring. Especially for companies who are more concerned with liability and efficiency than the emotional well being of their contractors or soon to be former contractors.
Learning is what makes us human. Our ability to adapt and change has given us an evolutionary advantage when facing adversity or threats. While this is particularly relevant in this pandemic, I wonder how this crisis will impact our learning institutions.