As we dig ourselves out of the recession, we are also building the stepping stones for a new economic paradigm, where trust is the new currency and sharing is more attractive than ownership.
Since 2011, Jessica Conrad has been the content manager of OnTheCommons.org. She has been working to communicate the essence of the commons and the sharing economy from the beginnings of her career: At Sol Editions, she worked as a researcher and writer for Lisa Gansky’s “The Mesh: Why The Future of Business is Sharing” (Penguin 2010), a Wall Street Journal bestselling business book. She has also been a grant writer for The Promised Land, a Peabody Award-winning public radio series featuring innovative thinkers who are transforming underserved communities. Learn more at www.jessicaconrad.com.