ICYMI: Things to read this week 29/11/15

Each week I’m going to share the things I’ve read this week which got me thinking. Please comment with any articles you’ve read that you think people should check out:


Lessons on how some leaders manage work life integration: https://agenda.weforum.org/2015/11/17-business-leaders-on-integrating-work-and-life/

An in depth look at Generation Z from Wharton (increasingly there is agreement they are born between 1995–2010 making them overlap with Millennials): http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article/millennials-on-steroids-is-your-brand-ready-for-generation-z/

Mark Zuckerberg is taking 2 months paternity leave: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/mark-zuckerberg-paternity-leave_56532428e4b0258edb320a15?mkwng66r


Google is now a mortgage broker: http://techcrunch.com/2015/11/23/google-launches-mortgage-shopping-tool-in-california-more-states-coming-soon/

Ericsson’s latest mobility report is a great source of data on mobile trends: http://www.ericsson.com/res/docs/2015/mobility-report/ericsson-mobility-report-nov-2015.pdf

Make a cup of tea and read through 227 fascinating pages from OFCOM on media use, attitudes and understanding among children and young people aged 5-15, as well as detailed information about the media access and use of young children aged 3-4. http://stakeholders.ofcom.org.uk/binaries/research/media-literacy/children-parents-nov-15/childrens_parents_nov2015.pdf

And finally a plug for two pieces I’ve written this week.

First in a series of interviews exploring millennials https://medium.com/@philipdalex/meet-a-millennial-ben-morfoot-head-of-product-and-data-at-disciple-media-c64d81e54d38#.8g46e39tl

My reflections on the Future of Work and Skills https://medium.com/@philipdalex/5-thoughts-about-the-future-of-jobs-and-skills-5ef33197222c#.8m1xlbbcv