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The Art of Sharing - a 21st Century mindset we should teach our children.

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The Art of Sharing - a 21st Century mindset we should teach our children.

With a world around us transforming by the second, it is very unlikely we are able to predict the future our children will grow up in. To prepare for this uncertain reality, children should be handed not only the right tools and skills to be able to manoeuvre their way through  - such as the use of tablets, 3D printing, coding, design thinking - , but they should also be equipped with the right 21st Century mindset. Read more... 

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The Sharing Economy: Dictionary of Commonly Used Terms

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The Sharing Economy: Dictionary of Commonly Used Terms

The sharing economy dictionary of commonly used terms - by Rachel Botsman. Terms can become hard to define when they become too big. By too big, I do not mean in terms of impact or scale. It happens when the connections between a broad church of products, services and ideas becomes so loose and diluted that the umbrella term starts to lose meaning. The more inaccurately the term is applied the more its value is questioned, and eventually the flame of meaning behind an important concept burns out. It becomes a passing buzzword. Is this the current state of the so-called ‘sharing economy’?

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