Top Three Books you Need to Read
From a tech and work perspective, these are the books YOU need to be reading:
Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
We stand at the beginning of a new era. What was once science fiction is fast becoming reality. AI is transforming war, crime, justice, jobs, society, and even our very sense of what it means to be human. More than any other technology, AI has the potential to revolutionize our collective future - and there's nobody better situated to explore that future than Max Tegmark, an MIT professor and co-founder of the Future of Life Institute, whose work has helped mainstream research on how to keep AI beneficial. In this deeply researched and vitally important new book, Tegmark takes us to the heart of thinking about AI and the human condition, bringing us face to face with the essential questions of our time. What sort of future do we want? Life 3.0 gives us the tools to join what may be the most important conversation of our time.
How to Survive the Organizational Revolution: A Guide to Agile Contemporary Operating Models, Platforms and Ecosystems
People face a bewildering choice of new organizational design options. New organizational forms are sweeping across business, now that information technology enables better communication, both internally and across boundaries. This book helps managers to navigate the new landscape, by providing a concise and practical overview of forms like holacracy, the Spotify-model, platform organizations, multidimensional organizing and ecosystems. It discusses these forms and provides a user guide, showing when they are effective and when to avoid them.
Joy at Work: Organizing Your Professional Life
The workplace is a magnet for clutter and mess. Who hasn't felt drained by wasteful meetings, disorganized papers, endless emails, and unnecessary tasks? These are the modern-day hazards of working, and they can slowly drain the joy from work, limit our chances of career progress, and undermine our well-being.
This book offers stories, studies, and strategies to help you eliminate clutter and make space for work that really matters. The Joy at Work will help you overcome the challenges of workplace mess and enjoy the productivity, success, and happiness that come with a tidy desk and mind.
Written by Jade De Silva