I stumbled onto this great article on Forbes. It validates what my concerns are but it is absolutely written eons better. Here’s a snippet of the article:
…the future is about more than just technology. Health trends, economic trends, population growth and climate change, just to name a few, will also create massive challenges—and massive opportunities—in the years to come. The time to start preparing for the future is always in the present.
The job of a manager has clearly changed. A generation ago, we could enter an industry, learn the trade and work our way up. Today, however, we can’t expect a business model to last a decade, much less a career. To wit, since 1960, the average lifespan of a company on the S&P 500 has fallen from more than 60 years to less than 20.
Other topics noted/mentioned in this article include:
Here is the link to the article for a full read