Is it true that today entrepreneurship is more profitable and safer than a job? That jobs are actually riskier than most think? That's the conclusion Taylor Pearson, author of the bestselling book, “The End of Jobs,” came to after spending the last three years working with hundreds of entrepreneurs from Los Angeles to Vietnam, Brazil to New York.
In this episode we talk about how people are investing in entrepreneurship to create more freedom, meaning, and wealth in their lives—not to mention the fallout from the meteoric success he's experiencing from the book.
Taylor's research for the book (3:00)
“The Fourth Economy,” economic shift (5:58)
Are people prepared for this shift? (7:40)
James' explanation of this economic evolution (8:20)
How technology has affected this shift (10:27)
When Taylor realized traditional path no longer sensible (12:10)
Entrepreneurship risky? (14:05)
Difference between real and perceived risk (17:53)
Best specific skill sets for today (20:0