Stoicism and the Hustle Economy

Should I hustle in order to publicize my work, and if so, in what measure?

[image: UBER Eats delivery cyclist riding through a busy Oxford road in Manchester, UK (Wikimedia); this is essay #303 in the “Philosophy as a Way of Life” series]

Recent years have seen two new kinds of informal economies rise to prominence: the gig economy, and the hustle economy. The first term refers to the exploitation of countless people by companies such as Uber, Lyft, and similar, who promise independence and flexibility while in fact…