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Book details
  • Genre:SELF-HELP
  • SubGenre:Personal Growth / General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:144
  • eBook ISBN:9781620958773

Human 2.0

The Upgrade is Available

by David Firth

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Overview
There is a simple idea behind the creation of this little book: we get Manuals for our fridge, our toaster, our cars and our hair dye. It is time we had one for the rest of our lives.
Description
There is a simple idea behind the creation of this little book: we get Manuals for our fridge, our toaster, our cars and our hair dye. It is time we had one for the rest of our lives. But this is the Manual they gave us after they’d created the Upgrade to Life; when they’d realised that the first iteration of the ‘software’ had: produced people who too often struggled to accept, embrace and express the freedom and power that they were born with who in turn, and as a natural result of that, created organizations and institutions that were too often characterised by fragmentation, frustration, complaint and scapegoating which in turn, and as a natural result of that, produced societies which were too often characterised by envy, bitterness and the search for retribution. Life’s not always like that, of course, or not for everybody always, but I think there’s enough of those societies and organizations to legitimately ask if there could be a better way. And to question if the problem is not the societies and organizations per se but the individual human beings - and the ‘software’ we are all running. My Macbook Pro of 2009 is nowhere near perfect - nor its Operating System and software - but it’s a darn sight better than my first computer, the Macintosh 128K. This book is my attempt to produce a similar positive shift for all our futures.
About the author
David Firth is an organizational development consultant, a business writer, a published author, and a noted conference speaker. He specializes in human change – how it’s both desired and resisted – and how change can be effectively accomplished in the workplace. He is intrigued by corporate cultures. Like a business anthropologist, he brings a healthy curiosity to the fascinating forms of engagement between leaders and followers, managers and workers. Through his corporate coaching and organizational development consulting, he helps companies and teams create amazing visions for what’s possible. He then helps implement the strategies to make the visions real. David is a graduate of Oxford University with an MA in English Language & Literature. In the summer of 2008, he also embraced change by moving from the UK with his wife and family to settle in Loveland, Colorado.  He has been an organizational development consultant and motivational keynote speaker for more than 20 years.
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