Loading the content...
Navigation
Account

The Neo-Generalist

‹Return to Previous Page
Description

Description

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


AUTHORS

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.

More Info

Additional information

Physical

Physical Copy

Digital

E-book

Related Products

Quick View

Peter Drucker’s Way To The Top:

Peter Drucker is an icon of the business world. The methods developed by this genius were so powerful that they are still used today in organizations all over the world. Yet one of his most important contributions is still little known. Drucker had uncovered principles of self-development that he put into practice himself - principles that enabled him to reach all of his life goals. For the first time, this book examines the self-development methods that Drucker created and practiced - and offers vital and original lessons to anyone in business on how to accomplish any goal in any endeavor. For as Drucker wrote: "The most crucial and vital resource you have as an executive and as a manager is yourself; your organization is not going to do better than you do yourself." Author: William A. Cohen Publisher: LID Publishing ISBN: 978-1-911498-75-9 FORMAT: 234x156mm Bookbinding: Hardback Number of pages: 304  
£19.99 Add to basket
Quick View

The Wellbeing Book

As our lives get busier, boundaries between work and leisure blur and we spend less time thinking about what we're putting out minds, bodies, and souls through. This fast-living is resulting in a pandemic of 'ill-being': from general weariness and 'feeling under the weather', to prolonged bouts of sickness, lethargy and sharp increases in stress, depression, and mental health issues. The Wellbeing Book will demonstrate how we can interact with the world to lead a better life. The author provides 50 practical and uplifting ways to improve physical and mental wellbeing by focusing on the mind, body, and soul. In doing so, he helps us to hit the pause button and learn how to enhance our energy and build resilience, cultivate our emotional and physical wellbeing, manage stress and live a happier and more fulfilled life. Author: Andrew Sharman Publisher: LID Publishing ISBN: 978-1-911498-87-2 FORMAT: 180x120mm Bookbinding: Hardback Number of pages: 128  
£9.99 Add to basket
New! Quick View

Inspiring Innovation ebook

The best ideas can come from the most unusual and unexpected sources. In this book, leading brand consultant and author Giles Lury presents 75 stories of extraordinary innovation, as well as the many and varied sources of inspiration, that led to companies developing highly successful products and brands. With tales covering brands including Angry Birds, Diners Club, Fanta, Netflix, Viagra, Victoria's Secret and AirBnB, you will find out how one size does not fit all, and that ideas can be sparked by anything and everything - from anger to embarrassment, from people watching to biomimicry (borrowing ideas from the natural world). Ultimately, this book is a call for disruption and deviance and provides original tips and techniques to help you in your search for the next big thing. Author:  Giles Lury Publisher: LID Publishing ISBN: 978-1-912555-05-5 Number of pages: 256  
£9.99 Add to basket
New! Quick View

The Recognition Book

A powerful tool for anyone in employment, no matter what their field, The Recognition Book examines the traits, behaviors, and skills fundamental to doing an excellent job an demonstrates how to shine in today's competitive corporate world. Packed with case studies, practical tools, techniques, hint and tips, the book is a useful reference guide for all. This unique and engaging book is essential reading for anyone wanting to stand out from the crowd and become the model employee. Whether you work for a multi-national or small business, whether you have just started your career or you're a seasoned executive, this guide will help you develop and hone all the attributes that make you invaluable to your employer. Author:  Paul F. Warriner Publisher: LID Publishing ISBN: 978-1-911498-88-9 FORMAT: 180x120mm Bookbinding: Hardback Number of pages: 128  
£9.99 Add to basket
New! Quick View

The Conscious Effect

The Conscious Effect focuses on reconnecting leaders with both their people and themselves. It awakens the awesome potential in organizations through an emotionally intelligent, people-first approach, which places employee and leadership wellbeing at its heart, and helps leaders to become more consciously aware of what's going on within and around them. If leaders take better care of themselves and their people, they will run more socially responsible businesses that can leverage the full potential of their employees. The book weaves together practical knowledge of behavioural science so that leaders understand what to do and why it works. Author: Natasha Wallace ISBN: 978-1-912555-07-9 FORMAT: 216 x 135mm Bookbinding: Paperback Number of pages: 240 pp  
£12.99 Add to basket
New! Quick View

One Life

Never before in history have, we been more educated, wealthier, and lived longer with more opportunities in life. Conversely, we have never been more stressed, anxious, depressed or lonely. In One Life, the philosopher and business executive Morten Albæk investigates this paradox and the absurdity that all of the world’s impressive socio-economic advancements have not been translated into more existential wellbeing. It is critical to understand why those of us, especially in prosperous countries with high living standards, continue to get sick, particularly due to work-related stress and poor leadership. The cure is not more ‘work-life balance’, but that we stop separating our persona into a working human being and private human being, and instead see ourselves as one human being with one life. That one life should be as meaningful as possible; it is meaning – not happiness – that is the most important basic ingredient for the sustainability of our lives, our businesses and our society.
Author: Morten Albaek
£12.99 Add to basket
Quick View

Positive Thinking

Traditionally, the positive thinking philosophy that has permeated Western society advocates that you will achieve whatever you want purely by thinking positive thoughts. On the contrary, at its best, this practice results in success for some individuals, but overall, for the majority it does not! This book will re-define the true meaning of positive thinking for the 21st century and show that there is more to it then we know. The author, Neil Francis, will explain that it is actually our motivating ability that enables us to create new possibilities. It is then up to each individual to decide which opportunities are achievable and realistic and – therefore – worth seizing. Positive Thinking explores the ways of creating new possibilities so that you make the right decisions to live a more balanced, meaningful and contented life Author: Neil Francis Publisher: LID Publishing ISBN: 978-1-912555-15-4 FORMAT: 165 x 115 mm Bookbinding: Hardback Number of pages: 128  
£9.99 Add to basket
New! Quick View

A Great Move

What makes A Great Move? Whether you are a first-time expat or an experienced one, this book provides the principles and proven process you need to follow to make a successful international move. Principles such as the importance of knowing your concept of home, understanding the stages of transition, and taking into consideration the needs of everyone who moves, equip you with the right mindset for approaching every phase of the move.
The step-by-step process described in this book guides you in deciding whether and where to move, planning and preparing for relocation, making the move with minimal stress or surprises and, finally, settling in and creating your new home. Based on extensive research and interviews with expats from diverse backgrounds, the book addresses both the practical and emotional aspects of expat life. Filled with real stories and practical tools, A Great Move is the only resource you need to survive and thrive in your expat adventure.
Author:  Katia Vlachos
Publisher: LID Publishing ISBN: 978-1-911498-60-5 FORMAT: 234x156 mm Bookbinding: Paperback Number of pages: 234
£12.99 Add to basket
Quick View

Positive Sleep

A book written by a leader for professionals who struggle with sleep. Giles Watkins, the author, explores this problem through his own sleep struggles and provides guidance for readers using techniques and personal tips that transformed his life and helped him to sleep better. Along the way he explains the importance and function of sleep and how a lack of sleep typically effects professionals. The book also examines how organizations can promote better sleep.

As challenges with sleep for professionals reach epidemic proportions in the 21stcentury, this book provides an invaluable guide for those in positions of responsibility and encourages employee wellbeing in organisations.

Author: Giles Watkins  
£9.99 Add to basket
Quick View

The Innovator’s Book

Description

Both enlightening and entertaining, Dr Max Mckeown delivers concise advice on how to move from original insights to new ideas, and from new ideas to valuable real-world innovation.You’ll learn how to increase creativity, understand the psychology of thinking differently, encourage collaboration, co-create with customers, overcome indifference, create an idea-hungry culture, rid yourself of creativity zombies and get to innovation paradise.

Drawing on over 30 years of the author's research and experience, this honest, straight-to-the-point playbook can be dipped into or read cover to cover, giving you important reminders and guidance in how to make new ideas useful. Are you ready to change the world?  

Author: Max Mckeown

£9.99 Add to basket
Back to top