If you had asked someone in January 2020 what the year would bring, they probably would not have said “global pandemic.” Yes, the future can be unpredictable—but if we pay close attention to certain trends and practice the art of adaptability, we can be better prepared for whatever it brings. So to start getting ready for the future, we recommend the three forward-thinking books below.
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Build for Tomorrow: An Action Plan for Embracing Change, Adapting Fast, and Future-Proofing Your Career
By Jason Feifer
The moments of greatest change can also be the moments of greatest opportunity. Adapt more quickly and use the power of change to your advantage with this guide from the editor in chief of Entrepreneur magazine and host of the Build for Tomorrow podcast. Listen to our Book Bite summary, read by author Jason Feifer, in the Next Big Idea App
The Metaverse: And How It Will Revolutionize Everything
By Matthew Ball
From the leading theorist of the Metaverse comes the definitive account of the next internet: what the Metaverse is, what it will take to build it, and what it means for all of us. Listen to our Book Bite summary, read by author Matthew Ball, in the Next Big Idea App
Stories, Dice, and Rocks That Think: How Humans Learned to See the Future—and Shape It
By Byron Reese
A fresh new look at the history and destiny of humanity, readers will come away from Stories, Dice, and Rocks That Think with a new understanding of what they are—not just another animal, but a creature with a mastery of time itself. Listen to our Book Bite summary, read by author Byron Reese, in the Next Big Idea App
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