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What is The End of Jobs About?
The End of Jobs combines the broad history of a Sapiens, the latest science of a Thinking Fast and Slow, the entrepreneurial oomph of a Rich Dad, Poor Dad or Zero to One with the motivational push of a Tony Robbins. It is about rapid development of technology and globalization has changed the leverage points in accumulating wealth: money, meaning and freedom.
Who is the author of The End of Jobs?
Taylor Pearson is a bestselling author. He spent the last three years meeting with hundreds of entrepreneurs from Los Angeles to Vietnam, Brazil to New York, and worked with dozens of them, in industries from cat furniture to dating, helping them to grow their businesses.
How long is The End of Jobs?
- Print length: 302 pages
What genre is The End of Jobs?
Business, Nonfiction, Entrepreneurship
What are good quotes from The End of Jobs?
“While our first instinct is usually attempting to push harder, it’s more valuable to figure out where to push.”
“Everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you and you can change it, you can influence it, you can build your own things that other people can use.”
“Because of the qualitative and structural changes to the economy, it’s getting harder to find jobs, they’re more risky, and they’re less profitable.”
“Entrepreneurship is connecting, creating, and inventing systems—be they businesses, people, ideas, or processes. A job is the act of following the operating system someone else created.”
“In 1980, AT&T hired McKinsey & Co—one of the most prestigious management consulting firms in the world—to predict how many cell phone users there would be in the U.S. in 2000. Based on the large study they conducted, they predicted there would be around 900,000. There were actually about 100 million. So close! Only off by ninety nine million one hundred thousand—a factor of 120.14”
“If you do things that are safe but feel risky, you gain a significant advantage in the marketplace.”
“A few major opportunities, clearly recognizable as such, will usually come to one who continuously searches and waits, with a curious mind loving diagnosis involving multiple variables. And then all that is required is a willingness to bet heavily when the odds are extremely favorable, using resources available as a result of prudence and patience in the past.”
“Happiness is a condition which can be prepared for and cultivated. It’s that ability to control our own inner experience that will determine the quality of our lives.”
“The 7 Day Startup, a self-published book by Dan Norris, teaches entrepreneurs how to identify, build, and test startup ideas in a week.”
“Globalization is not just continuing—it’s accelerating. In 2020 there will be 40% more 25–34 year olds with higher education degrees from Argentina, Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and South Africa than in all OECD countries (a group of 34 countries primarily in Western Europe and North America).”
“It doesn’t depend on outside events, but our interpretation of them. Happiness is a condition which can be prepared for and cultivated. It’s that ability to control our own inner experience that will determine the quality of our lives.”
“It’s only when the tide goes out that you learn who’s been swimming naked.” Warren Buffett”
What are the chapters in The End of Jobs?
Chapter 1: Lesson on Globalization from an Evil Genius
Chapter 2: The Acceleration of Technology
Chapter 3: The Commoditization of Credentialism
Chapter 4: The Entrepreneurial Economy
Chapter 5: Thriving in Extremistan
Chapter 6: The Democratization of the Tools of Production
Chapter 7: The Democratization of Distribution
Chapter 8: New Markets are Created Everyday
Chapter 9: The Stair Step Method
Chapter 10: The Return of Apprenticeships
Chapter 11: More Money
Chapter 12: More Freedom
Chapter 13: More Meaning
Tal Gur is a location independent entrepreneur, author, and impact investor. After trading his daily grind for a life of his own daring design, he spent a decade pursuing 100 major life goals around the globe. His most recent book and bestseller, The Art of Fully Living - 1 Man, 10 Years, 100 Life Goals Around the World, has set the stage for his new mission: elevating society to its abundance potential.