Episode #206 with Taylor Pearson of The End of Jobs


In Episode #206 Ari welcomes Taylor Pearson, author of The End of Jobs one of the most highly rated books of 2015. Listen as Ari and Taylor talk about our transition away from a service based economy to an entrepreneurial economy, and the monumental significance of addressing the bottlenecks in your business.

Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 27:44 – Introduction of Taylor
  • 28:00 – Taylor shares his background
  • 28:44 – The new life script thanks to automation and outsourcing
  • 29:55 – What people can extract from Taylor’s book—The End of Jobs
    • 30:11 – Automation and outsourcing
  • 31:50 – Safe and secure careers are not safe and secure anymore
  • 32:13 – There is always ONE bottleneck—if you don’t clear the limit, you’re wasting resources
  • 35:10 – Complex work is what moves us forward—work without clear outcomes is how we find true success
  • 35:45 – Definition is the hardest thing
  • 36:08 – Can you figure out what’s worth doing and can you figure out how to do it?
  • 36:29 – OmWriter
  • 37:48 – How Taylor arranges his day
  • 38:40 – Top 3 Tips to be More Effective:
    • Mediate
    • Establish and hold to a morning ritual
    • Have more structured, non-work social time

3 Key Points:

  1. If work is constantly creeping into all aspects of your life, establish structured social times where you can’t work.
  2. There is a bottleneck in every business—any resources you dedicate that don’t address that bottleneck are being wasted.
  3. Agrarian economy à industrial economy à service economy à we are not in the Entrepreneur Economy

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