What Is The Gig Economy And Why Parents Need To Be Aware Of This

What Is The GIG Economy?

  • Sharing Economy
  • On-Demand Economy
  • Freelance Economy
  1. Offline, Service-Type Activities like Child Care, Lawn Care, House Cleaning
  2. Offline Sales Like Flea Markets
  3. Online Services Like Uber
  4. Online Sales Like Ebay or Fiverr
  • Supplement income from regular work
  • Hobby or just for fun
  • Primary source of income
  • Help out the family
  • Learn new skills
  • Miscellaneous

Why The Rise of The GIG Economy?

Big Business Loves The GIG Economy

The Gig Economy, Education and Why Parents Need to Help Out

Traits to be Successful in the GIG Economy

  1. Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
  2. Creativity
  3. Communication
  4. Collaboration
  5. Curiosity
  6. Initiative
  7. Persistence & Grit
  8. Adaptability
  9. Leadership
  10. Social and Cultural Awareness

Conclusion: What is the GIG Economy



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Mike Kawula

Mike Kawula


Serial Entrepreneur, Inc. 500, Author, Dad of 3 & Husband Founder @Help_A_Teen and the Go! Be The One 10 Week Transformational Experience Empowering Teens