Published on: Wednesday, February 09, 2011
Is this Your Career’s Sputnik Moment?
President Obama's declaration in his State of the Union address
: "This is our generation's Sputnik moment," sent me rushing to Wikipedia
, where I learned it was his call to action for innovation. Just as NASA mobilized resources and energy to intensify efforts and be first in the race to space
, he said so should Americans take on the challenge to out-innovate the rest of the world.
In this short video interview
with ExecuNet's President and Chief Economist Mark Anderson, he explains how our "Sputnik moments" can be tied to individual BHAGS
, and three ways to innovate in this job market.
Robyn Greenspan is ExecuNet's Chief Content Officer, where she is responsible for setting and driving the editorial content engagement strategy across the private business network's publications and expert-led programming. She is also a Huffington Post blogger. You can follow her on Twitter @RobynGreenspan