Elena Méndez Díaz-Villabella
Entrepreneurism as a lifestyle. The desire for more flexibility is not confined to business.
Demographic factors, family care responsibilities, and a search for a better work life balance increase individual demands for more flexibility. Individuals pursue “micropreneurial” approaches that offer earnings potential, often alongside more conventional modes of employment.
What if employers had the upper hand in structuring contractual conditions to meet their specific needs? If zero-hour contracts, and similar flexible arrangements, became the norm, what would the labour market of 2030 look like?
A new organizational paradigm sees companies increasingly defined as “Network orchestrators”. The skills and resources they can connect to, through activities like crowdsourcing, become more important than the skills and resources they own.
Entrepreneur trying things out in a more fluid, risk-friendly and open-source approach to testing new products.
They launch ideas in 'beta' model and wouldn't spend time planning like the traditional entrepreneur. If they wanted to do a restaurant, they would do a pop-up.
“Work with whomever you want”.
Networks of professionals are working together only for projects that they choose and which suit them. Opportunities are not the only things that generate groups, professionals who come together as a group also create opportunities.(e.g. EnEvolucion, Urbano Humano).
Also Known as Unsourcing. Not only having your employees work for you. Your customer may also provide solutions, services or ideas. Get a tiny job, earn a tiny payment. Repeat. Your consumers can be also your workforce doing tiny tasks.