Thriving in the Gig Economy  

“Have you ever been on a trapeze?” That’s how Martha, an independent consultant, responded when asked to describe her work in the five years since she’d left a global consulting firm to set out on her own.  She had recently tried learning about being a trapeze artist, which she saw as a good metaphor for her life: the void she felt when between assignments; the exhilaration of landing the next engagement; the discipline, concentration, and grace that mastering her profession required. Trapeze artists seem to take huge risks, she explained, bu.....

This content is for BUSINESS BRIEFINGS members only.