Episode 470: How the Gig Economy Changes the Way We Lead

In Episode 470 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Todd interviews Daniel on how the gig economy changes the way we lead.

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • How many people the gig economy is affecting
  • What the gig economy promises that make people want to participate in it

 Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “The book started out from a talk I gave to leaders and pastors about how the gig economy is affecting churches.” – @danielsangi
  • “The broadest way to define the gig economy is being self-employed in a part-time or full-time capacity and if you get paid for your time, skills, possessions, or expertise.” – @danielsangi
  • “In 2019, 35% of the American workforce was a part of the gig economy.” – @danielsangi
  • “If you aren’t a part of the gig economy, you are funding it.” – @danielsangi
  • “When you look at the research, about 68% of all gig workers joined the gig economy in the last 5 years.” – @danielsangi
  • “The gig economy’s number one promise is a life of control.” – @danielsangi
  • “People have less discretionary time to give and to serve because they are using that time to work and make money instead.” – @danielsangi
  • “The seven lies in the book fund and fuel and come together with the core lie of the gig economy – a life with ultimate freedom and flexibility.” – @danielsangi

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Published March 2, 2020

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