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Episode 50: Marion McGovern, Author of 'Thriving in the Gig Economy'
June 11, 2018
Marion McGovern, Author of Thriving in the Gig Economy, is also the Co-Founder and former CEO of M Squared consulting. She specialized in employment law and used that knowledge during her time teaching at the School of Management at the University of San Francisco for seven years.
Today, we talk about redefining the gig economy and how it affects the way we look at talent. Join us for an in-depth look at the current state of the gig economy.
The current gig economy
The urgency trend
Online freelancing platform contracts
The creative community and rejection
The importance of staying hungry
Why gig work is like moonlighting
“Well, you know, you’re a product of your past life experiences. So I’ve really been in the project space all of my life.” -Marion McGovern
“Rejection is much more personal, if you’re a creative type.” -Marion McGovern
“The moment you become complacent, the moment you get comfortable being comfortable is...when..it doesn’t work for you anymore.” -Caroline Stokes