The steady career path is a thing of the past: disruption is here to stay. You need to be able to keep learning, growing and reinventing yourself to stay valuable in the midst of this change. Those who succeed in this new world will be the ones who have skills that are always in demand and cannot be replaced. Creativity, charisma, confidence, constant learning, storytelling, adaptability and tribe building are the keys to having a thriving professional life and turning ideas into reality. Superconductors is your treasure trove of exclusive interviews and hands-on self-development exercises to inspire you and push you into action. Derek Loudermilk brings together some of the best minds to coach you on every skill, including entrepreneurs, podcasters, venture capitalist experts, human behaviour hackers, journalists and digital storytellers. Michael Margolis, Vanessa Van Edwards, Derek Muller, Jason Zook, Linda Rottenburg are just some of the people giving you original insights and advice to help you form your own path. If you're ambitious and you want to carve your place in this chaotic, but exciting, new world of work then you need to be a superconductor: you need to have the creative energy, the ability to build great networks and the charisma to make big things happen. Whether you want to live as a digital nomad, an entrepreneur or be a formidable force in your chosen industry, Superconductors gives you the unique insight and hands-on tools to be the best you can be.
"If you want to live a life of adventure and accomplishment, Derek Loudermilk's Superconductors is a book you must read."--Mark Levy, author of Accidental Genius: Using Writing to Generate Your Best Ideas, Insight, and Content
"Superconductors is a great combination of the practical, the theoretical and the narrative. Derek Loudermilk has beautifully pulled together the insights he's gleaned from not only the 100s of interviews he's done with the Art of Adventure podcast but also applied his life experience as an elite athlete, scientist, coach and entrepreneur into one package. Love it."--Jono Lineen, award winning author and Curator at National Museum of Australia