The Gig Economy

This is a great article about the Gig Economy and its future by Damon Brown.

“There is a fascinating parallel between the Millennial take on an American Dream deferred and non-Millennial Sinek’s view of the younger generation. In the TV interview, Sinek said that the older generation bears responsibility for the current Millennial challenges because it didn’t prepare Millennials for the new economy of instability and disruption.7

Schwartz voices a similar thought: “My high school counselors said, ‘You need a 9-to-5 to be a success,’ but I don’t. My counselors and advisers said, ‘You need internships, you absolutely need to do this and that to succeed.’ It virtually brainwashed us into thinking this was the only path.”

Read the full article here.

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