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A bold and contrarian book about the skills and mindset required to succeed in the modern world.

● Being an expert is no longer a guarantee of success

● This book is a manifesto for non-expertise, deviance and multi-disciplines — a reflection of the digital society we live in

● Full of fascinating anecdotes and stories, and interviews with leading thinkers


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Kenneth Mikkelsen is a consultant who specializes in organizational design and corporate culture. He lives in Denmark.

Richard Martin is a freelance writer. He lives in the UK.

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