I have always been rejected by gate keepers and have found that the space beyond the gate can be an opportunity to create a new category, disrupt the mainstream and take your own chair to the table when you are not invited to one. I do not take no for an answer 🙂
In a fact which is subliminal or foregrounded that in the knowledge worker space such as digital, consulting, and financial services there is a translation of brain power into products. While there is a low entry barrier to starting up, it is a crowded space and needs intellectual and execution excellence on a different level to sustain and thrive.
A person will always have well-paid work if one is oriented towards solving problems of intractable pain points and is ready to do everything it takes to build. The ability to do multiple Zero to One at every stage, in projects, verticals, scale ups is a superpower.
Industries will be disrupted but problems will be there to be hacked.