Lessons from Dog Walking Gigs

How the observers of the Gig Economy might not always get it right. Last week the Wall Street Journal published an article about how getting a gig as a dog walker is just as hard as getting into Harvard. The piece detailed the plight of several would-be dog walkers...

Happy Labor Day to the Gig Economy

Labor Day is the traditional end of summer holiday, filled with picnics, last trips to the beach and big retail sales.  How ever you choose to celebrate this weekend, be sure to raise your glass at some point to all of us who labor, since that is what this holiday is...

#CoolGigCompanies: A Creative Friendship

Many people do not appreciate just how diverse the Gig economy is.  Not only are there a vast number of talented people with diverse expertise from animators to data scientists to web developers, there is a growing set of companies that serve these populations in...

The Growing Gig Economy In Kenya

I recently was on holiday in Kenya.  Given my interest in the #GigEconomy, it was hard not to notice the huge billboards advertising for Uber drivers once we arrived in Nairobi. So I decided to explore what was happening in the gig world in this part of Eastern...

#CoolGigCompanies – A German Spin on the Gig Economy

Management consulting is often a great training ground for entrepreneurs.  That was certainly the case for Jan Schaechtele and Christoph Hardt, two former McKinsey consultants who were somewhat frustrated with the traditional corporate model of consulting delivered by...

More Interviews about Thriving in the Gig Economy

It has been a busy week of interviews about my new book.  Here is a partial list: 7/12 –  Technomics, KGO,  Host Jason  Middleton; he half hour show will air in the second week of August 7/19 School for Start-ups Radio, Host Jim Beach; will air Tuesday July 25...

The End of my Most Inspiring Gig

After nine years, I have stepped down from the Board of ReSurge International.  ReSurge International sends reconstructive rurgeons to help the poor around the world and at the same time, trains the next generation of reconstructive surgeons in the developing world....

Thriving in the Gig Economy Schedule of Interviews

Download the PDF Here DATE:TIME                             MEDIA:                                                 COMMENTS: 1.  7/10 1:00 am KHTS-AM/Santa Clarita CA 20 min taped w/Coaches’ Corner, AM Talk Radio 2.  7/11 9:00 am KCEP-FM/Las Vegas NV 30 min live...

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