- Each participant creates the work and owns the value proposition
- Innovation and collaboration are paramount
The only sustainable way to avoid being commoditized is to learn to create value in ways that cannot be commoditized.
Though we are still in the early stages of web-enabled automation, it's already evident that the old models of work are broken--though few are willing to admit it.The primary model of work is being an employee in a hierarchy--Corporate America or the state (government) or a government-funded industry (defense, higher education, R&D, Medicare, etc.)
The foundation of employee financial security is the paycheck, which is earned for 1) showing up and 2) following orders.