The secret to creating wealth is solving problems. When you solve problems for people, they will joyfully, lovingly, gratefully crawl naked over broken glass and throw money at you. Because truth is, most people don’t want money – they want the things they can trade money for.
Everything I wrote in Risky Is the New Safe goes back to this premise: uncertainly, upheaval and disruption will create the greatest challenges humankind has ever faced – and those challenges will offer the greatest opportunities humankind has ever witnessed.
How will couples deal with virtual reality sex? How will families deal with clones? What happens when artificial intelligence surpasses all of acquired human intelligence? How will we deal with computer consciousness? Who owns the moon?
In the next 15 years we will be facing the most perplexing questions that humankind has ever confronted. Most people want to run from challenges like this. Savvy people will chase after them. Because prosperity is created by solving problems. And the people who ask - and can answer those questions - will be the most prosperous people in the world!