The Age of Entrepreneurship and Self-Help. Barf?

April 21st, 2013 / Comments Off on The Age of Entrepreneurship and Self-Help. Barf?

By Manoush Zomorodi

Why is it that whenever I talk about the tech “scene,” the conversation often turns todoing what you lovebeing your best self, and finding your passion?

All this self-reflection and analysis makes me feel slightly nauseous. But I’m going with it.

As Business Insider noted last week, “people are voluntarily quitting their jobs at the highest rate since the pre-recession era.” That’s according to the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey.

Many of us have technology and digital tools to thank for the flexibility we have to work anywhere and anytime.  That easy connectedness has let the entrepreneurial spirit, formerly reserved for geniuses, trustafarians, and the fiercely competitive, trickle down to us regular white-collar folks.

Suddenly we are being given a chance to become “CEO of our own destinies,” as Maynard Webb, author of Rebooting Work: Transform How You Work in the Age of Entrepreneurship puts it…….

 

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