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We stand at an inflection point where technology can be leveraged to unleash human potential, or it can pit humans against machines. Heather McGowan and Chris Shipley have dedicated the last five years to understanding how technical, business, and cultural shifts have brought us to this place in order to construct this comprehensive and approachable guide to the future of work.

Blending insights from interviews with hundreds of executives with insights on professional and cultural identity, The Adaptation Advantage explains the profound changes the world of work has undergone and posits the solution: create new systems that detach identity from work and connect it to purpose. This purpose, the authors suggest, will motivate learning, engagement, empowerment, and lead to new forms of identity throughout the workforce. Only then can we embrace a new approach to work that places learning and adaptability at its center.

With an insightful foreword by New York Times columnist and best-selling author Thomas L. Friedman, The Adaptation Advantage: Let Go, Learn Fast, and Thrive in the Future of Work is an important resource for all leaders looking to help people develop the resilient, adaptive identities necessary to flourish in the rapidly changing workplace.

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A must listen to book for those interested in the future workforce

The best book so far I have listebed to where the future of work and critical characteristics of an organizatiobs workforce is discussed from many aspects.

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Eyes opening!

It was my first e-book! Recommended by a friend.
Very insightful book, I've learnt a lot. Thank you!

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Clear and sharp - deepening insights

Loved the book, feels like a deepvcontinue to thomas friedmans' book. The idea of let go of your professional identity and adopt new ones ,getting to know yourself in the process and adapt is a clear expression of wisdom of life. The added slides are great. Thank you Heather and Chris for your wonderful creation

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Fantastic

Easy to follow. Inspiring and challenging content. The future looks bright. definitely recommend this one