No matter what the jobs of the future are, they will surely require greater skill and education, since robots will be able to do all the grunt work like manufacturing our goods and driving our cars.
Ustvarjalnik brings entrepreneurs to high school classrooms and engages students with open-ended assignments aimed at solving real-world challenges. (One example: “Go get your picture taken with the mayor.”)
Watch Yellow Leaf Hammocks co-founder Joe Demin talk about the 600-mile taxi ride that led to his company, which is creating sustainable jobs for Thailand’s hill tribe communities—by selling some of the most comfortable hammocks in the world!
Rising Tide Carwash co-founder and COO Tom D’Eri explains how his company has made a competitive advantage out of the fact that 80 percent of its workforce has autism.
So many people in startup land go with the crowd and, thus, create the umm-teenth version of something that already exists. The supposedly smarter ones go against the crowd, which is not much better, as their theory of change is simply based on negating what everybody else is doing.