Taylor Pearson: The End of Jobs

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“I think that what we’re seeing now is that knowledge work has become commoditized for lack of a better term. What we see is this huge increase in supply that’s driven by the developing world. I spent two years living in Southeast Asia and many people don’t realize there are people whose grandparents were rice farmers in small towns in Vietnam and the people I met were Javascript programmers.

The development that took the West 200 or 300 years is being replicated now in Asia over the course of 20 or 30 years, or a couple generations.The statistic that jumped out at me was that there were more college graduates from 2000-2010 than 2000 back to the beginning of history.”

Taylor is an entrepreneur and author of The End of Jobs . Inc Magazine rated The End of Jobs one of the Top Three ‘Start Your Own Business’ Books of 2015 and a Top 25 Business Book of 2015. It has sold tens of thousands of copies and been translated into Chinese (simple and complex), Japanese, Korean, and Thai. WSJ Bestselling Author and Entrepreneur James Altucher said of it:

“Entrepreneurship is not a choice you can make at your leisure. You have to jump on the train or lose your chance. Now is the time and Taylor’s book describes exactly how to do it.”

His work has been featured in dozens of media outlets including Business InsiderInc, and Entrepreneur. A former Brazilian Super Bowl champion, Taylor has lived in Tennessee, Alabama, Argentina, Brazil, Vietnam, Thailand, San Diego, Texas, and, currently, New York.


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