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The ultimate guide to revolutionize the way your company works - forever.
The way we work is broken. It takes forever to get anything done. Meetings and emails are incessant. Bureaucracy stifles talent and creativity. After decades of management theory and multiple waves of technological and societal change, is this really the best we can do?
Aaron Dignan teaches companies how to eliminate red tape, tap into collective intelligence, and rethink long-held traditions that no longer make sense. In Brave New Work, he shows you how to revolutionize the way your company works forever.
Using stories from companies at the cutting edge of organisational transformation, Brave New Work will show you how to transform your team, department and business from the inside-out-making work more adaptable, abundant and human. It is packed with new tactics and tips for updating your company's operating system: the simple rules and assumptions so deeply embedded that you don't even think to question them. Learn how to reignite passion and energy throughout your organisation. Build a company that runs itself.
About the Author
Aaron Dignan is the founder of The Ready, an organizational design and transformation company based in New York. He is also the co-founder of Responsive.org, a non-profit movement focused on the future of work. He speaks at major events around the world and writes a popular column at Medium. In just the last two years, his firm has led transformation efforts at GE, PG&E, Citibank, Charles Schwab, Microsoft, Fresh Direct, Kaplan, Lloyds Bank, Boston Consulting Group, Airbnb, Uber, Cooper Hewitt, Charity- Water, and others.
"Aaron is a true master at the bleeding-edge of modern corporate strategy. He is one of the rare actionable deep thinkers in the digital world. His practical and approachable way of helping audiences understand problems and solutions is incredibly engaging and effective"
Scott Belsky, entrepreneur, and author of The Messy Middle
"This is the management book of the year. Clear, powerful and urgent, it's a must read for anyone who cares about where they work and how they work"
Seth Godin, author of This is Marketing and Purple Cow
"If you're trying to create a world-changing culture, reading Brave New Work should be your next move. Aaron's simple, counterintuitive approach will help you get out of your own way, eliminate bureaucracy, and awaken the humanity within"
Scott Harrison, author of Thirst
"Complexity conscious. People positive. These words from Aaron's book keep ringing in my ears as I work. He reframes the way we see companies and the way we see each other inside them, and gives us practical tools to transform ourselves and our environments. Whether you lead a company, work at one, or imagine yourself founding one someday, read this book immediately and start an evolution"
Miguel McKelvey, cofounder of WeWork