Disrupt Yourself Or Be Disrupted!

A practical playbook for dreamers and go-getters who want to create their own employment as well as employees who want to understand the impact of self-service technologies on jobs as well as the threats and opportunities in the Forth Industrial Revolution to ensure they are well-prepared for jobs of the future.

 Synopsis


 

In a world where everything is connected, where machines can talk, learn and mimic humans, a world with more graduates than jobs, a world where machines are employable, where performance is at its peak, innovation at its finest and job loss at its highest. There is only one spot left to transform and that is YOU.

 

Those whose main skill set is to play corporate politics and appease their bosses are in for a rude awakening. Technology has no respect for anyone. What you were taught 10-20 years ago is fast becoming obsolete. We are in the new era where quintessential conglomerate continue slashing away layers of management structures, breaking themselves up into smaller units and automating processes. The time to upskill yourself, reinvent your thinking and recreate your world is now! Those who don’t adapt become trapped in the downward spiral of recycling their problems, working extra hard, hanging unto what was, earning even less and facing retrenchment. 

 

There is no such thing as “job security.” Winning or losing is now happening faster than ever before. So, what is your strategy? How will you stand out and discover new opportunities in one of the most transformational times in human history? 

 

“Disrupt Yourself Or Be Disrupted” provides answers that translate far-future thinking into insights and strategies to stay relevant and unlock opportunities in the 4th Industrial Revolution. This is a book for anyone longing to escape the shackles of conformity, connect with their inner voice, recreate themselves and thrive in an era of cutting-edge technologies and economic anxiety.

 

As young people are rising as risk takers, innovators, disruptors, entrepreneurs and pioneers of the future. This is a practical playbook for dreamers and go-getters who want to create their own employment as well as employees who want to understand the impact of self-service technologies on jobs as well as the threats and opportunities to ensure they are well-prepared for an automated future… 

 

“Disrupt Yourself Or Be Disrupted” is divided into three parts: 

 

 

Part One: Takes a look at “how” and “why” cutting-edge technologies and self-service automated systems are reshaping the world of work, as well as the impact of these automated systems on employment. 

 

Part Two: Offers the blueprint for how you can shape your own future, discover your unique talents, take hold of opportunities and the mindset shift you need to thrive in a world that’s fast changing.

 

Part Three: Offers 21st-century business nuggets, business lessons and 25 innovation business ideas as more and more young people on the African continent and across the world are rising as thought leaders, entrepreneurs, risk-takers, innovators and pioneers of the future. 

 

The most fundamental unit of disruption is you! Instead of waiting on the government or private sector to rescue you, ASK YOURSELF these questions: “What can I do to rescue myself?”Instead of being afraid of not getting a job or being afraid of losing your current job, kindly ASK YOURSELF: “Is what i’m currently doing the only contribution to society I have to offer?”

 

Disrupt Yourself Or Be Disrupted, offers bold, edgy, provocative, informative, educational and transformational content, together with the mindset shift needed to tackle the coming changes and seize new opportunities. Each chapter contains inspiring real-life stories to challenge you to take action in your own life. 

 

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