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The Lessons School Forgot: How to Hack Your Way Through the Technology Revolution

ISBN: 978-0-7303-4320-2
232 pages
August 2017
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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.

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Table of Contents

About the author ix

Preface xi

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

Notes 203

Index 207

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Author Information

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

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