CHAPTER 1

The Future of Work Will Be the Sum of Our Individual Life Choices

“You should all be entrepreneurs.”

—Vinod Khosla

  • We are each responsible for expanding our opportunities in this emergent era.
  • When we expand our own opportunities, we do the same for others in an interconnected world.
  • We will be defined by our skills and how we augment them.
  • We are both consumers and entrepreneurs.
  • The consumer is still boss—by making consumer choices we continue to direct market development. An augmented consumer is an even smarter boss.
  • The entrepreneur drives innovation, and we can all become entrepreneurs.
  • The new entrepreneurial order has a good chance to be beneficent, if we act to make it so, since spontaneous order is the result of human ...

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