Original metaverse, double work lives, gig mindset 2021 & more

The November edition of the Bold New Breed newsletter is out and includes the topics in the title above. You can read it in the full version on Substack.

Here’s an extract:

Snow Crash — the birth of the metaverse

I’m reading Snow Crash, from Neal Stephenson and loving it. He created the term “metaverse” in 1992. I’ll give you 3 examples of what happens in his metaverse and you tell me if they sound familiar. Remember, this is 30 years ago!

  • There has been a worldwide economic collapse and the federal government of the United States has delegated power and territory to private organizations.
  • Hyperinflation has led people to using encrypted electronic money.
  • Refugees from Asia come in waves across the Pacific in flimsy ships and hope to build a new life in North America.

You can read about and subscribe to the newsletter which is published once a month. Hope to see you there or more here!

--

--

--

Gig mindset employees ensure resilience and meaningful outcomes for people and organizations.

Recommended from Medium

An introduction to many as a video editor

Work From Home: A Pocket-Sized Guide

Depend

How to position yourself when negotiating

The C.R.A.P. Framework for Addressing Workplace Bullshit

Finding it difficult to get to an agreement? Often, it’s about the small touches.

Staying On-Budget Won’t Impress Your Customers According to New Data

Work From Home Depression — Lydia Sciarrino Consulting

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Jane McConnell

Jane McConnell

Author: The Gig Mindset Advantage. 20+ yrs advising large organizations, 12 yrs of global research on work culture & leadership. Podcast: Boldnewbreed.com

More from Medium

EUR 4 million invested with top VCs and future unicorns candidates: Movens VC’s summary of 2021

Przemysław Jurgiel-Żyła, Michał Olszewski and Artur Banach

The Fluence ABC: A Fluence Explainer Article

Bahrain: UK MPs slam government for prioritising trade above human rights

Interview with The Sisters Of Mercy biographer Trevor Ristow: ‘I imagine Andrew Eldritch considers…

Interview with The Sisters Of Mercy biographer Trevor Ristow: ‘I imagine Andrew Eldritch considers Sisters music bigger than the Goth-scene’