Future of Work – Struggles in\u00a0The Sharing Economy highlights the positive and negative challenges in\u00a0earning money in the new economy.We are in the age of the on-demand service. We romanticize the idea of having personal freedom and earning money on our own terms. But,\u00a0at the end of the day, do we make good money? Will we quit our jobs for this freedom.There are many companies in the on-demand Sharing\/Collaborative Economy.In the next 3 featured podcast episodes, subtitled ‘Instaserfs’ we see Benjamin Walker from the ‘Theory of Everything.” taking part in the Sharing Economy with all of the trials and tribulations that comes with\u00a0working for companies like UBER, LYFT, TaskRabbit, Postmates, and others…Instaserfs, Part 1In the sharing economy no one can hear you work. This is because companies like Uber, Lyft, Postmates and others only employ “partners” or independent contractors. So your host decided to partner with Andrew Callaway, a 25 year old San Francisco native, to find out what its like to work in the sharing economy. As the official ToE instapoder Andrew will drive, shop, clean, deliver, and serve for a whole month, and he\u2019s going to record his entire experience. Plus in this episode technology journalist Sarah Lacey tells us the truth about Uber.Instaserfs, Part 2Instaserfs II: “Chipotle Strikes back” or “Seriously, in the sharing economy no one can hear you work” Either tagline works for our second installment in our future of work series. Andrew (our ToE instapoder) continues with his task of working for as many San Francisco sharing economy companies as he can stand this month. Plus Susie Cagle (cartoonist, journalist, and freelancer) explains why the tech community prefers not to talk about the worker.Instaserfs, Part 3“This is part of the sharing economy, I am sharing myself”Our instaserfs series comes to a crushing conclusion, Hear Instapoder Andrew attempt to manserve… Plus we meet two former Uber drivers!***Nikolas Badminton is a world-respected futurist speaker that researches, speaks, and writes about the future of work, how technology is affecting the workplace, how workers are adapting, the sharing economy, and how the world is evolving. He appears at conferences in Canada, USA, UK, and Europe.\u00a0Email him to book him for your radio, TV show, or conference.