Economics & Culture Making

Culture is what we make of the world.”- Andy Crouch in Culture Making

One of the many delights of Summer 2017 has been diving into Andy Crouch’s 2008 book “Culture Making: Recovering our Creative Calling”. In this highly ambitious and superbly written book, Crouch seeks to unpack what “culture” is, how culture changes, and lays out the rationale for why culture-making is deeply intrinsic to what it means to be human. Continue reading “Economics & Culture Making”

Why Our Grandparents Don’t “Get” the Modern Economy

In a time of comprehensive labor market disruption, no one needs to be reminded that jobs and their respective incomes are always changing in the modern economy.

In this series, we’re going to dive into how the occupations of yesterday have changed with each generation. By exploring this transformation, we may be able to uncover trends that will better prepare us for the unpredictable labor force of tomorrow.

Let’s kick things off with everyone’s favorite sender of $10 birthday cards, our magnificent grandparents of “The Greatest Generation.” Continue reading “Why Our Grandparents Don’t “Get” the Modern Economy”

The Next Wave of Tech Disruption

Previously posted on GenFKD.

A third wave of economic transformation is nearly here, according to a new report by the Kauffman Foundation.

Kicking off with a pep talk from Steve Case, AOL co-founder and author of the Third Wave, who outlines the growth and entrepreneurship that will revolutionize a millennial-led economy.
Continue reading “The Next Wave of Tech Disruption”