Wondering how to stand out in the job market? Randy Gage, author of Risky is the New Safe, recommends being your own sports agent.

He told us, “The most sought-after currency in the new economy will be ideas. ┬áPeople who nurture their critical thinking skills will be able to declare as ‘free agents’ much like sports stars do now. ┬áThe savvy companies will be those with HR departments that create the best free agent acquisition packages, attracting the brightest talent.” Read more