Thank You for Being Late

Thank You for Being Late

An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations

Downloadable Audiobook - 2016
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How do these changes interact, and how can we cope with them? To get a better purchase on the present, Friedman returns to his Minnesota childhood and sketches a world where politics worked and joining the middle class was an achievable goal. Today, by contrast, it is easier than ever to be a maker (try 3-D printing) or a breaker (the Islamic State excels at using Twitter), but harder than ever to be a leader or merely "average." Friedman concludes that nations and individuals must learn to be fast (innovative and quick to adapt), fair (prepared to help the casualties of change), and slow (adept at shutting out the noise and accessing their deepest values). With vision, authority, and wit, Thank You for Being Late establishes a blueprint for how to think about our times. How do these changes interact, and how can we cope with them? To get a better purchase on the present, Friedman returns to his Minnesota childhood and sketches a world where politics worked and joining the middle class was an achievable goal. Today, by contrast, it is easier than ever to be a maker (try 3-D printing) or a breaker (the Islamic State excels at using Twitter), but harder than ever to be a leader or merely "average." Friedman concludes that nations and individuals must learn to be fast (innovative and quick to adapt), fair (prepared to help the casualties of change), and slow (adept at shutting out the noise and accessing their deepest values).
Publisher: [New York] : Macmillan Audio, 2016
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781427274656
1427274657
Branch Call Number: HM846
Characteristics: audio file,rda
digital,rda
1 downloadable audio file (19 hr., 47 min., 27 sec.)
Additional Contributors: Wyman, Oliver - Narrator

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