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Are Salaries An Outdated Luxury? In The Gig Economy Here's How Work Is Changing- And How To Keep Up

by John Winsor

I posted a blog a few weeks ago called “The Gig Economy is the Economy” in reaction to reading an article about the economies of many African countries. It caused a bit of a stir.

In my travels to chase adventure in many reaches of the world, I’ve noticed that the economies where I visit are gig economies. 

 
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To Create Meaning In The Age Of Speed, Slow Down

by John Winsor

I heard from a friend recently that she was heading into an eight-day silent meditation retreat. In her note she sent this quote:

“In the age of speed, I began to think, nothing could be more invigorating than going slow. In the age of distraction, nothing can feel more luxurious than paying attention. And in an age of constant movement, nothing is more urgent than sitting still.”  - Pico Iyer

 

The Gig Mindset: Making The Culture Shift

by John Winsor

My SUV in Sayulita, Mexico has been consumed by rust over the years as the salt in the air has taken its toll. It sputters quite a bit, topping out at 45 mph. The floor is full of sand and surf wax is permanently embedded in the dash.