Game Changer

How to Be 10x in the Talent Economy

by Michael Solomon, Rishon Blumberg, Daniel Weizmann

On Sale: 09/22/2020

Price: $28.99

Book Summary

Whether you’re an employer, employee, freelancer, or part of a management team, you must understand how highly skilled “10x” talent is radically shifting the dynamics of the employment marketplace. Learn how to identify, attract, vet, employ, and retain--or become--the game-changing talent that will make a difference in the work world of tomorrow.

About the Book

Highly skilled 10x talent brings at least 10 times the value to your organization. By understanding how to attract, manage, and retain these sought-after individuals, your business will become more agile, innovative, and experience transformational growth.

10xers can tackle a company’s toughest problems, improve their strongest assets, and blaze a path to success. With the rapid digitization of every conceivable product and service, the environment has transformed so fast that every organization must be equipped with these phenomenally gifted employees to keep up.

Game Changer provides proven strategies on how your company can create the right environment for top talent and breakthrough success by upending traditional business practices.

It also reveals how individuals can evolve from good to great to 10x, and enjoy the many perks and rewards this status brings.

In Game Changer, you’ll learn:

  • How highly skilled talent is transforming companies of all sizes and industries through real world stories and first-hand testimonies from top executives and entrepreneurs.
  • Ways managers can become coaches that empower their team to accomplish amazing results.
  • The unconventional business environment 10xers need for massive productivity, including deep flow states, greater autonomy and ownership, and work time flexibility.
  • How to see yourself as both talent and management and become comfortable switching these hats.

Game Changer will show you how to make an impact at work, become a highly skilled and phenomenally gifted employee, and experience the rewards and satisfaction of being 10x.

Reviews

'You can't afford to ignore Game Changer. 10x talent demands a different way to work and no one better understands this than Solomon and Blumberg. It's more than a work from home policy. It's a fundamental transformation in how we look at talent. Rest assured, by tapping into the tactics in this book, you can create and scale unparalleled business value.'
--Matthew Mottola, CEO of Venture L, Author of The Human Cloud, Built the Microsoft 365 Freelance Toolkit

'In order to survive the changing business landscape, companies must rethink how they attract and retain their critical talent. The old rules no longer apply if you want to stay competitive. Game Changer is a unique view into how to be a forward thinker and how to apply different tactics to survive and thrive in the new talent economy.'

--Jenny Galluzzo, Co-founder of The Second Shift

'Some time ago, and before most of us, Michael and Rishon recognized that the rock stars of the decade would be the entrepreneurs and professionals inventing the future. Game Changer is a treasure map in the talent economy: follow it rigorously, apply its tools and philosophy, and you'll find a lot more 10x capability than you thought resident in your organization.'
--Jon Younger, co-author, Agile Talent

'The concepts in Game Changer are precisely what leaders need to know now more than ever. Our world is changing rapidly. Companies that learn to adapt are the companies that will survive and grow.'
--Andrew Yang, Former Presidential Candidate and Founder of Humanity Forward

'Technology is transforming everything, including the way we work. Game Changer surveys these changes in the employment landscape and offers a roadmap for individuals and companies to do even better on this new terrain.'
--Daniel H. Pink, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of WHEN and DRIVE

'Game Changer is a must-read for leaders seeking actionable tools for empowering team members, unlocking their fullest potentials, and achieving 10x the results.'
--Daniel Lubetsky, Founder and Executive Chairman of KIND Snacks

'With a unique perspective formed by representing artists like me, and subsequently adding tech talent to the mix, Michael and Rishon make a convincing argument in Game Changer for what it's going to take for companies and individuals to maintain a successful business model in an increasingly automated future.'
--Vanessa Carlton, Grammy Nominated Musician, Actor, and Social Activist

'Read this book! The lessons provided by Solomon and Blumberg on the impact 10xers are having on businesses and employees are spot on and shine a light on where businesses need to focus.'
--Tom Poleman, Chief Programming Officer, President of National Programming Group at iHeartMedia

'I highly recommend it! Game Changer succinctly and powerfully lays out the new talent paradigm being created by 10x talent across all industries. The author's unique experience representing top talent in the tech industry lays the groundwork for how a new breed of talent can be utilized for transformational results in any organization.'
--Patrick R. Leddin, PhD, Associate Professor of Managerial Studies at Vanderbilt University

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781400218707
  • ISBN 10: 1400218705
  • On Sale: 09/22/2020
  • Pages: 272
  • List Price: $28.99
  • Trim Size: 160.000mm x 236.000mm x 25.000mm
  • Category 1 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Workplace Culture
  • Category 2 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Careers / General
  • Category 3 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Entrepreneurship
  • Category 4 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Human Resources & Personnel Management