The Lessons School Forgot: How to Hack Your Way Through the Technology Revolution
REBOOT YOUR ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT AND EXCEL IN THE DIGITAL AGE
The days of being locked into a single career for life are long gone. It's time to reinvent yourself, transform your life and work the new economy for everything it's worth.
With the industrial age quickly vanishing in the rearview mirror, The Lessons School Forgot is your instruction manual for hacking your mind and acquiring the skills to take control of your life and fortunes in the digital age.
In simple, straightforward terms, futurist and born entrepreneur Steve Sammartino, shows you how to:
- 'unlearn' bad habits school taught you
- discover how to work the digital economy
- invest only your time and reap a substantial lifelong return
- transform your life and carve out a new path to independence.
Inspirational, instructive, subversive, and with a wealth of insightful guidance, The Lessons School Forgot will help you to break from a lifetime of legacy programming and take full advantage of the technology revolution.
About the author ix
Part I: Revolution 1
1 A lesson about school 3
2 A proxy for happiness 13
3 The future is informal 27
4 The future of work 45
Part II: Revenue 65
5 The truth about money 67
6 Money isn’t money 79
7 The seeds of greatness 91
8 The future of money 111
9 The best way to invest money 119
Part III: Reinvention 139
10 Portfolio living 141
11 Freelancing is rad 159
12 Upskilling 169
13 Instant startup entrepreneur 183
14 DNA is DESTINY 197
STEVE SAMMARTINO is a renowned futurist, technologist and a born entrepreneur with an uncanny ability to make sense of how emerging technology applies to any industry. Author of The Great Fragmentation, he advises Fortune 500 companies globally and is a media commentator on technology's impact on economics and society. stevesammartino.com