I’m sure that over the course of your life, you’ve either heard someone say that they were going to work, or you have said same at some time.
If you work in a factory-like setting, you do not have too many options as you will have to commute there every day as you cannot move those heavy machineries about. In fact, from the origin of work, it is said that ‘…Seth Godin origin of work…’.
But as you know, this is 2019 and a lot of things have changed. For the most, work is no longer location sensitive. In the knowledge and connection economy, as we have it today, work for most people means working on a computer – creating and shipping projects and meeting people.
They call it the knowledge age or knowledge economy and in the knowledge economy, there’s a greater inclination towards the connection economy. More people work from anywhere than from a physical location. Today, with the computer, you can do work from wherever you are. As of 2014, there were over 2 billion personal computers in use worldwide. People doing work and solving problems with this groundbreaking tool from wherever they were.
For many young people, it is usually tempting to wait for our big break and hold back the best of us until we are picked for a job that affords us the opportunity of going to a place every morning, but don’t fall for it. It’s a trap. Make sure you are doing something and are productive whether you have a place or not.
In 2019, work is no longer location sensitive, it’s now everywhere you go.