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Forget the Gig Economy: Self-Employment and Entrepreneurship Are What to Watch

Well, I’m not sure how this is useful. The statistics are muddled, and they may be agenda-driven (as may be this very piece, thank you very much). What matters is the whether you, in your very own life, are interested in the idea of doing something you enjoy and making it into a business. If so do your research, understand the pros and cons, and if it’s mostly ‘pro’, give it a go!

 

CREDIT: Getty Images Understanding the size of the gig economy is so complicated, you couldn’t ask gig economists to do it. The Treasury Department […]

How This Lawyer-Turned-Entrepreneur Launched a Moroccan Leather Handbag Company and Attracted NFL Players

Kudos to her! I don’t care about sports at all, but I do think it’s great when a person turns their passion into something bigger!

How This Lawyer-Turned-Entrepreneur Launched a Moroccan Leather Handbag Company and Attracted NFL Players

In November 2016, Lenise Williams, an Atlanta-based mom, entrepreneur, and attorney, traveled to Marrakech, Morocco, as a guest speaker for a United Nations conference. […]

For True Story On The Gig Economy, Details, Along With Data, Matter

hmmm…it’s not surprising that it’s better to look at the gig economy granularly. It’s also not surprising that so many baby boomers are using a version of the gig economy to supplement their retirement income.
The data points are interesting; I would also want to add anecdotal evidence, because the stories being lived are the most interesting part of this shift, and help illuminate the way forward on work.

 

For True Story On The Gig Economy, Details, Along With Data, Matter

 

 

 

Dueling headlines show that when it comes to the gig economy, differing data tell different stories. Citing findings from the Bureau of Labor Statistics […]