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Don't worry about the robots : how to survive and thrive in the new world of work / Dr Jo Cribb and David Glover.

By: Cribb, Jo, 1972-.
Contributor(s): Glover, David [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, New Zealand : Allen & Unwin, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Description: 240 pages : illustration ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781760633509; 176063350X.Other title: Do not worry about the robots | Dont worry about the robots.Subject(s): Employees -- Effect of technological innovations on | Job satisfaction | Artificial intelligence -- Social aspects | Artificial intelligence -- Economic aspects | Automation -- Social aspects | Automation -- Economic aspects | Technological innovations -- Economic aspects | Technological innovations -- Social aspectsSummary: Don't Worry About the Robots is a practical guide to managing the high-speed change ahead of workers. Learn how to disrupt yourself in a positive way, using key principles that will give you the best chance to survive and, even better, to thrive in the new world of work. In this timely book, Dr Jo Cribb and David Glover, former CEOs who have launched successful portfolio careers, share insights from their own experiences plus those of an impressive range of successful business leaders who are all actively thinking about the future of work. Aimed at anyone who needs to change careers or whose job leaves them feeling unchallenged and unfulfilled, as well as those starting work for the first time, this book will provide the inspiration, support and practical tools needed to change your working life.
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Learn how to disrupt yourself in a positive way, using key principles that will give you the best chance to survive and, even better, to thrive in the new world of work. In this timely book, Dr. Jo Cribb and David Glover, former CEOs who have launched successful portfolio careers, share insights from their own experiences plus those of an impressive range of successful business leaders who are all actively thinking about the future of work. Aimed at anyone who needs to change careers or whose job leaves them feeling unchallenged and unfulfilled, as well as those starting work for the first time, this book will provide the inspiration, support and practical tools needed to change your working life.

Don't Worry About the Robots is a practical guide to managing the high-speed change ahead of workers. Learn how to disrupt yourself in a positive way, using key principles that will give you the best chance to survive and, even better, to thrive in the new world of work. In this timely book, Dr Jo Cribb and David Glover, former CEOs who have launched successful portfolio careers, share insights from their own experiences plus those of an impressive range of successful business leaders who are all actively thinking about the future of work. Aimed at anyone who needs to change careers or whose job leaves them feeling unchallenged and unfulfilled, as well as those starting work for the first time, this book will provide the inspiration, support and practical tools needed to change your working life.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Foreword (p. 13)
  • Introduction (p. 17)
  • Taking charge of the future (p. 18)
  • Introducing David (p. 20)
  • Introducing Jo (p. 21)
  • How to use this book (p. 22)
  • Twelve smart people who know how to survive and thrive (p. 25)
  • Chapter 1 Work, but not as we know it (p. 29)
  • The Fourth Industrial Revolution (p. 30)
  • It's not all bad news (p. 32)
  • Workers of the future (p. 33)
  • Chapter 2 Four key technology-driven trends (p. 39)
  • Automation and artificial intelligence (p. 40)
  • The gig economy (p. 47)
  • The reinvention of learning (p. 52)
  • Shifts in policy (p. 57)
  • Disrupt yourself (p. 60)
  • Chapter 3 Know yourself (p. 61)
  • Understand where you've come from (p. 63)
  • Understand your why (p. 66)
  • Know what you value (p. 69)
  • Your personal brand (p. 71)
  • Fail well (p. 74)
  • Build your confidence (p. 81)
  • Know what you want next (p. 85)
  • Top 5 tips to know yourself (p. 88)
  • The System Change Agent (p. 89)
  • The Indigenous Entrepreneur (p. 93)
  • The Cultural Communicator (p. 97)
  • Chapter 4 Know what's around you (p. 101)
  • Why knowing what's around you matters (p. 102)
  • Escape the echo chamber (p. 103)
  • Be curious (p. 106)
  • Understand what's coming (p. 110)
  • Build your networks (p. 113)
  • Seek advice from others (p. 120)
  • Back yourself (p. 126)
  • Top 5 tips to know what's around you (p. 127)
  • The Networked Technologist (p. 128)
  • The Enquiring Mind (p. 132)
  • The Start-up Mentor (p. 135)
  • Chapter 5 Have a Plan-and take chances (p. 139)
  • Look forward and confront the future (p. 140)
  • Have a plan that suits you (p. 144)
  • Be open to opportunities (p. 152)
  • Work hard (p. 155)
  • Be bold (p. 158)
  • Top 5 tips for planning (p. 160)
  • The Planned Disrupter (p. 161)
  • The Pragmatic Powerhouse (p. 165)
  • The Experimental Analyst (p. 169)
  • Chapter 6 Look after yourself (p. 173)
  • Invest in yourself (p. 175)
  • Make work work (p. 179)
  • Ages and stages (p. 184)
  • Stay positive and build resilience (p. 187)
  • The Retrained Juggernaut (p. 195)
  • The Creative Force (p. 198)
  • The Legacy Builder (p. 201)
  • Chapter 7 Bring on the future (p. 205)
  • Where to from here? (p. 206)
  • Change has a long history (p. 212)
  • Bring on the future (p. 217)
  • Acknowledgements (p. 219)
  • Notes (p. 221)
  • Select bibliography (p. 229)
  • Index (p. 235)