8 books from 2022 you can’t miss
As a reminder, here are 8 books from 2022 that we particularly liked. Each of them carries an idea, a subject, a flight, a dream, a solution, an analysis, an illumination, a light, a path.Happy reading!
A New Kind of Diversity
They have been through 20 years of crises…and come out of it more combative than their elders. They are complicated and sometimes paradoxical. Prone to flitting but loyal. Precocious but immature. Independent but in search of social connections. Above all, they are neither apathetic, nor allergic to work, nor patient. If they need you, they are a valuable asset to you in the surrounding mess. A must read.
Both / And Thinking: Embracing Creative Tensions to Solve Your Toughest Problems
The world today is so complex that we are forced to grapple with paradoxical injunctions: esprit de corps is vital but so is giving voice to your individuality; you have to ringfence your current activities but come up with new ideas for the future; and you have to make a success of your personal and professional life… How can you do all this without losing the plot?
Your brain tends to process paradoxes in a binary way; but to resolve the paradoxes, it is better to deal with the contradictions.
AI is increasingly managing to imitate powerful human cognitive characteristics. The convergence of vocal and visual recognition technologies, natural language processing, and deep learning is making AI more intelligent, more human-like, and more accessible. This is helping reshape jobs, business models, and the outlook for innovation. Take it out of the IT Department and put it in the hands of business experts, because there is no lack of needs!
The Burnout Challenge
We often consider burnout as a personal problem, to be solved by oneself by following a therapy, by practicing relaxation techniques or by changing jobs … But this is not the case: burnout can and must above all be anticipated, prevented, identified and managed in the workplace, and you have a role to play in protecting your teammates. Your support from A to Z on the subject.
The Age of Resilience: Reimagining Existence on a Rewilding Earth.
Nature is far more formidable than we thought, while our species seems much smaller and less significant in the bigger picture of life on Earth, undermining our long-cherished worldview. The Age of Progress, once considered sacrosanct, is on a deathwatch while a powerful new narrative, the Age of Resilience, is ascending. Rifkin is listed among the top ten most influential economic thinkers in the Huffington Post’s global survey of “The World’s Most Influential Voices.” Just Read it!
AI 2041: Ten visions for Our Future
A groundbreaking blend of imaginative storytelling and scientific forecasting! AI will be the defining development of the twenty-first century. Within two decades, some aspects of daily human life will be unrecognizable. AI will generate unprecedented wealth, revolutionize medicine and education through human-machine symbiosis, and create brand-new forms of communication and entertainment.
Feelings of loneliness among employees are on the rise with 72% of global workers suffering from it. This sense of isolation is contributing to a real mental health problem that increasingly affects both individuals and organizations. How to tackle the issue of worker loneliness head on to transform an isolated workforce into one that’s happier, more engaged, and more productive?
A Passion for Ignorance
In our post-truth, postindustrial world, we often feel overwhelmed by the constant flood of information and misinformation. As a result, there has been a backlash against the idea of expertise, and a rise in the number of people actively choosing not to know. Warning! But there can also be a positive side: by addressing the role of ignorance in society, we may also be able to reclaim the role of knowledge. Complicated? Read it 😉
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