Category: Future view

  • New Terms (Again) for 2024!

    Early last year (see https://www.abelnmagy.com/blog/what-language-is-this-2023-terminology), I wrote that we had experienced and internalized enough changes in terminology from the...

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  • The Strength and Resiliency of the Job Market

    The Executive Search industry is considered to be a leading economic indicator for the economy.  That simply means that if we are busy, the economy should continue to be moving in a positive direction for the next 3 – 6 months.  We rely on more than...

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  • AI – A Topic I Know So Little About!

    I know virtually nothing about AI.  Yet here I am, Blogging about it.  AND yes, I am the actual live Blog author.  I am not using AI technology to create this.  AI Discussion is Everywhere As I draft this...

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  • 2023 Trends – We are in an ever-evolving time!

    How did we already get to Q2 (2023)?  Each year, Wunderman Thompson (the ‘old’ J. Walter Thompson organization) publishes a list of trends that will impact us for the coming year as well as for the foreseeable future.  The way we engage with...

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  • Hybrid versus Hybrid and then there is Hybrid

    The definition of the word Hybrid is one we all believe we know.  It is OUR definition based on what has evolved professionally and personally since March, 2020.  Our definition has likely changed multiple times during the last three...

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  • What Language Is This? 2023 Terminology

    I was under the impression that 2020 and 2021 had given us enough changes in terminology that our speech patterns would need no further adjustments.  Well, I was wrong – there are more!  Thank you to Wunderman Thompson as well as countless individuals and...

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  • People keep asking . . . . .

    When I turned 63 (and I am now 65), people started asking me about my retirement plans.  No one asked before I turned 63.  Interestingly, the number of questions I get on this topic have decreased as I have ‘passed through’ 63.  Let me answer ....

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  • 2022 Trends - Even the Terms Are Different!

    Each year, Wunderman Thompson (the ‘old’ J. Walter Thompson organization) publishes a list of trends that will impact us for the year as well as for the foreseeable future.  This year’s list has a couple of new categories (there are always 10 categories with...

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  • Half Way Through 2021 (2020 – a year to ‘remember’ AND forget at the same time!)

    2021 – I remember the excitement of ending 2020 (‘thank goodness that’s over!) and the hopeful way in which we entered 2021.  The pandemic is still in our (recent) memories.  Things seem to be opening up cautiously.  Some things are more open than...

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  • Live Meetings!

    Yesterday, I had a LIVE coffee meeting with a Human Resources Leader.  Tomorrow, I have a live breakfast meeting scheduled with a colleague and a late afternoon cocktail meeting scheduled with another Human Resources leader. Are you vaccinated? A...

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