Drops from the Fire Hose – December 5, 2012 – Fast Company

Why Management Consultants Need To Make Apps, Take “Rep Rides,” And Study High-Selling Hair Farmers — Fast Company

To create real value, Bluewolf consultants shadow their clients’ representatives in the field. The results often involve mobile apps streamlining their work.

The One Career Mistake That’ll Set You Back $500,000 — Fast Company

Over the course of their careers, women stand to lose as much as half a million dollars just by failing to negotiate their first job’s starting salary. Here’s how to make up lost ground.

How To Evolve Your Own Job And Stay Relevant — Fast Company

It’s dangerous to rely on your job description to tell you what to do, or to wait for your manager to fine-tune your job. It’s much safer, valuable, and satisfying to do it yourself. Here’s how.

How To Build An Antifragile Career — Fast Company

When the economic future feels more iffy than ever, randomness should not be something to fear but rather, something to exploit. Author-provacateur Nassim Taleb talks with Fast Company about the concepts behind “Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder” and how we can harness disorder to advance our careers and our companies.

The Best Business Books Of 2012: Find Fulfillment, Get Productive, And Create Healthy Habits — Fast Company

These 12 books have shaped not only the way we work this year, but how we think and the conversations we’re having. Authored by luminaries like Nate Silver, Clay Christensen, and Susan Cain, these delightful-to-read tomes offer insight into the power of vulnerability, habit, social media, and more.

10 Steps To Transform Capitalism For The Better — Co.Exist

Our economic system could better serve people and the planet. These are the small pivots we can take to make it more equitable.

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