In this episode, Mary connects with Jeff Wald, a founder, investor, and startup advisor. Mary and Jeff discuss historical events and relevant data to help us better understand the changing work landscape and career implications to prepare for what’s ahead. They also discuss Jeff’s insight and experience as a founder of multiple startups and through discussions with other thought leaders on the world of work.
Jeff Wald is the founder of multiple technology companies, is an investor, startup advisor, and serves on several boards. He has been studying workforce dynamics in-depth for decades. He is a best-selling author of two books, including the one we will be digging into today: The End of Jobs: The Rise of On-Demand Workers and Agile Corporations, which looks at the history of work to understand how companies and employees reacted to the last three industrial revolutions and pulls through what we might learn from that. Recently, Jeff announced the $10 million Future of Work Prize and the views of leading thinkers on what the world of work will look like in 2040.
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