Natalie Batlle, Author at General Assembly Blog

About Natalie Batlle

Natalie Batlle is a former Chicagoan turned New Yorker living in Barcelona. She is a video producer and writer passionate about travel, food and pilates. Her ambitions include producing a documentary and learning to properly roast lamb like her Greek mom. You can follow her on twitter and instagram @nataliebotz

Millennials Are Cashing in on the Sharing Economy

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As a millennial, I’m used to working the occasional odd job to make extra cash. My friend and I swapped babysitting shifts when I first moved to New York (yes, the parents were aware), and I’ve been picking up gigs on TaskRabbit on and off since 2012. The sharing economy has made it possible for me to afford a number of novelty experiences like music festivals and destination bachelorette parties. To me, and many other millennials who I know, the sharing economy is very positive. I’ve made friends and professional contacts and I, like many millennials, love the autonomy that comes with micro-entrepreneurship.

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