What Did You Think Today
Would Look Like
Back in the Year 2000?

Automation, AI, The Future of Work, Big Data…
They Can Either Accelerate Your Business or Sink It

If you are not excited about the future of your business, then we need to talk. Name any industry and with a quick Google search, your mind will be blown by the innovations available and how they could catapult you. New business opportunities are available today, if your eye is trained to see them. High Cost, Limited People & Elite Only Accessibility all used to be roadblocks to new & small businesses taking on the Giants in each industry. Today, if you or your business are falling short of  your competition, then it’s time to kick start your imagination and start taking action on resources that are at your fingertips. It’s Time to Embrace Change. It’s Time to Take Action.

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What is the Future of Work & When Will It Start?

As she said in Poltergeist, They’re Here! Yup, we are living The Future of Work every day, but there is still so much more to come.

If “Embracing Change” is one of your Value Statements, it will soon become cliché. At this point, it is a mandate for survival; Survival not just for businesses & industry, but for individuals as well.

If you can embrace change and even seek it out, you will be fine. Resist Change, and it will have no mercy.

What Economy Are You Creating?

There is a lot of focus on the Macro Economics we are facing in way of increases in unemployment, resource depletion, trade deals and the cost of living. But did you know that your business has its own micro economy?

An economy can be influenced by it’s leaders for better or worse, but if you ignore its citizens, employees, you will soon see that the power is very much in their hands as well. Working together can produce more desirable & sustainable results.

Automation, AI & Big Data. Yes! It May Hurt a Little, If You Resist

Resistance is Futile, just ask a factory worker recently laid off or a receptionist who was just replaced by an iPad, or your local cashier who is now a computer screen at McDonalds. If you are just learning about this now, it could sound terrifying and have you clutching your pearls worrying about the future of your job. 

The reality is, we have more than enough jobs to go around and plenty of people to fill them. The problem we are all facing is, do we have the RIGHT people WITH the RIGHT skills to fill them. 

Working with change vs creating the change

Change is Hard, Just Ask
The Economy…

Discussion around change is big today, but in reality, it has always been a hot topic. There are always two opinions of change; those who love it and those who caution that it’s the end of the world. A less biblical, more WALL-E, like apocalypse. Ask anyone who owned a computer back in December, ’99. Emergency kits in ’99 were the pickaxes of the Gold Rush.

So what makes today so different and truly fascinating? 

Simple. Making Change that Affects the World is Accessible to Anyone. 

Change can be scary because our value to the economy can feel like it is being attacked. Automation, & Innovation in general, has developed a reputation of competing with jobs and putting good workers out of work. Is that true? It depends on who you ask, but I am always optimistic for the future, mainly because every year, a new group of individuals join the workforce, vote, and become decision makers, consumers and see “reality” through a new lens. No matter how bad any point of time looks, in any country in the world, if the next “group” of individuals joining the economy as an active member can be educated on critical thinking, have a habit of action, and embody empathy, there is always hope. With online connection, this is more true than ever. 

We are always just 10 years away from a fresh start and our youth are the key. This is why my focus and passion is dedicated to how we can allow the next generation to Adopt Essential & Practical Skills, Develop them through Conscious Awareness, and Practice them in a Safe & Supportive Environment through Experiential Learning. 

We are set with the task to prepare them for a future that is rapidly changing and that large scopes are unknown.

Students entering the education system today are going to graduate AFTER the year 2030. Let that sink in a minute.

Imagine what they will see during that time that impacts and inspires them. They won’t see just one “Moon Landing” experience in their lifetime, they will see many!

The idea of it is so exciting! But there is a question that keeps us up at night. A question that is not being answered and definitely not being addressed.

What are we teaching kids & youth NOW that is going to prepare them for their advanced future?

We can’t technically teach them the skills they will need as those haven’t been designed yet, and even if they were, technical skills become obsolete within 3-5 years, current time. 

It’s time to explore, test, develop and then practice the skills that are the one thing that humankind can offer that no machine or animal can duplicate. 

They are known as Soft Skills but we call them Critical & Essential Skills, and there are 89 of them. And the one that is most important in my opinion? Perspective. 

Do you have it?

The Future is What??

Meet Leah Coss

Educate our Kids, Save the world

Are You Ready for 2030? I wouldn’t know how to answer that. I mean, what will it look like, feel like and act like?

The thing is, Change is Here, the Future is Now and every other overused headline is absolutely accurate. Many still say they are not ready for the future, but it’s too late. It’s arrived and there is still SO much more to come.

Change can be scary, or exciting. Change can also be lucrative, or back breaking.

In general, as a group, futurists seem to spend their time on helping businesses & individuals stay relevant, overcome their resistance to change/tech and push forward into the future, but what about our kids???

Seriously, have we changed our approach to education & Career Prep, or are we still teaching them the same stuff we learned, in the same way, and just throwing a coding or STEAM course into some of the more “progressive” schools. 

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Let’s Talk about your current future

Schedule Leah Coss for Your Next Event 

Keynotes, Panel Discussions, Workshops

If it involves:

* Building Trust and Connection Online
* Skills Labour Gap
* Future of Work
* Future of Education
* Human vs Machine
* Preparing Youth Through Foundational Education
* Reduce Turnover Through “Smarter” Hiring
* Maintaining Relevance in the Economy
* Perspective Economics
* The Education “System”

Or what all of these topics mean for your Industry, your Business, your Employees, you as an Individual or our Youth, Leah would love to be a part of the discussion.