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Molly Snyder
Founder, Tomorrow's Workers. Helping Schools Prepare Students for the Future of Work
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Molly Snyder Apr 18
“The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and driverless vehicle company Nuro have officially launched their driverless grocery delivery service within Houston. “
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Molly Snyder Apr 17
Excellent advice! And, the second you worry that you have nothing to say, no ideas you’d like to explore, I offer this from Steven Pressfield. It’s absolutely true - the box is never empty!
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Molly Snyder Apr 17
Replying to @wmchamberlain
A traditional research paper or a shorter document (Memo, proposal, e-mail) would also work. The key is, as you say, thinking critically, analyzing, and then coherently expressing the research and analysis. Using quotes, citing to sources, succinctly can be taught w/o a “paper.”
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Molly Snyder Apr 16
“‘The people who are most likely to organize are not the ones with the worst jobs. It’s people who are most disappointed in what their jobs turned out to be, people who had expectations of their work life that have been trashed.’”
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Molly Snyder Apr 16
When my kids were still at the “playgrounds are amazing” age- this was one of their favorites. Fort Findlay playground in !
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Molly Snyder Apr 16
“The idea is to use money raised from companies carrying out automation to help retrain or support people who lose their jobs because of it.” A quick outline of both sides of the debate.
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Molly Snyder Apr 15
“AACC will select 80 community colleges to help develop the apprenticeships with employers and expects each college to train 150 apprentices annually over the three-year period.”
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Molly Snyder Apr 15
Replying to @CannibalBananas @NPR
Agreed! In fact, I was skeptical enough to click through to the underlying study. I was shocked to learn that the paper was copyrighted in 2011. If one is going to declare empathy dead, at the very least use recent studies!
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Molly Snyder Apr 14
Replying to @MaryMollySnyder
2/2 We can develop core principles for businesses -- you know so all our kids can have good jobs with decent pay. If it truly is for our children, then it seems we parents are critical to the conversation.
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Molly Snyder Apr 14
1/2 If business leaders can form coalitions to develop core principles for guiding educators -- you know so all students can develop the skills they need, then shouldn't parents be able to form coalitions.
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Molly Snyder Apr 14
“[B]usiness leaders can affect what happens in the schools by changing what happens in their own companies. “ A long, but very worthy read with fascinating ideas for the and . Amazingly, this article is from 28 years ago!
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Molly Snyder Apr 14
If you’re the slightest bit interested in the , it helps to understand and accept the current state of work. And to accept the realities of the current state of work, it helps to read, follow, and subscribe to the work of .
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Molly Snyder Apr 14
Replying to @MaryMollySnyder
4/4 inward. There's no suggestion that education is failing to teach. Or workers are failing to learn. it's a perfect message for the , where employers, education, government, and workers need to come together. Together we can make work start working for us all.
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Molly Snyder Apr 14
Replying to @MaryMollySnyder
3/4 attracting talent, or a poor job in training you people, or both. Another possibility, however, is that skill levels are fine, but your company is doing a poor job at matching employees and projects." I applaud that advice. Suggesting that businesses look
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Molly Snyder Apr 14
Replying to @MaryMollySnyder
2/4 are like casual joggers who order their bodies to run a marathon. It won't happen, and the experience is likely to cause a great deal of pain." and "If you have a kitchen appliance company and no one can design a good coffee machine, you may be doing a poor job at
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Molly Snyder Apr 14
1/4 I've finished reading "Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas that Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform Industries," by . My favorite two passages: "Leaders who order their employees to be more innovative without first investing in organizational fitness
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Molly Snyder Apr 12
Replying to @Dale_Chu
Actually, your quote isn’t accurate. You left out this sentence: “Employers must be fully invested, set standards, approve curricula, play a key role in student assessment, and offer excellent on-the-job, highly structured learning programs.” That’s not investment, it’s control
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Molly Snyder Apr 12
Replying to @OhioGadfly
This article does not provide a source for the 5% figure. Can you help with that? Thanks!
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Molly Snyder Apr 12
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Molly Snyder Apr 12
“If the expectation for our kids is a steady climb up the corporate ladder, thanks to our investment in a four-year degree, we’re in for a bumpy ride.”
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