In a Connected World, Amateurs are the New Professionals
The Future of Connected Life inspires average citizens to pursue their passions and make a living doing it
In our connected world, drawing clear lines between work, play, and life is becoming increasingly difficult. By allowing flexible work schedules, there is more time to spend on hobbies and extra curricular activities. To cater to this up-and-coming citizen workforce, there has been an upswing of services that create the opportunity for people to explore and profit from their hobbies and resources.
Need a drone? Rent one from another maker. Love to cook? Get paid to cook for strangers. The wave of niche social platforms transforms passions, skills, and resources into additional income. They also inspire mutually beneficial relationships between consumers and providers as they explore new ideas, find new audiences, and possibly future collaborators.