Curve Benders is a personal growth roadmap. It will guide you through the complicated intersection of work, life, play, and giving. Countless new forces will shape the future, so the strategic relationships we form in these areas of life are, of necessity, changing. This book will show you how to move into the future and dramatically alter your growth trajectory in both its direction and ultimate destination. David Nour, the author of Relationship Economics and a top thought leader on business relationships, has identified 15 forces that will heavily influence what we do and how and where we engage our current and prospective relationships to create value and make a difference in the lives of others.
This book aims to provide you with a step-by-step guide for personal, professional, and organizational growth. The author highlights how certain relationships enable a non-linear growth trajectory. These relationships, in addition to augmenting what we can accomplish, often shape who we become. These relationships are “curve benders,” and this book will show you who and where they are, how to find and engage them, and, equally valuable, how you can become a curve bender to impact the lives and livelihoods of others profoundly.
- Gain insight into the value of your current strategic relationships and how they help you achieve your work, life, and giving goals
- Reconceptualize relationships to identify the people with the power, not only to help you achieve but to change who you become
- Learn how to become a “curve bender” who makes an outsized impact in the lives of others
- Become better at finding and engaging people, navigating the 15 forces that are reshaping our world
This book is about strategic relationship planning, personal growth, and, ultimately, about you. Read Curve Benders to launch yourself into your best future.
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About the Author
LIN WILSON is an illustrator that specializes in creating visual clarity out of chaos. His illustrations have been published in Fortune, The New York Times, and Harvard Magazine.
Table of ContentsIntroduction: Don’t Doubt Waze! 1
Chapter 1 Work–Life Blending 13
Chapter 2 15 Forces Impacting Your Future 41
Chapter 3 Accelerated Relevancy 89
Chapter 4 Curve Benders as Risk Mitigators in Your Personal S-Curve 121
Chapter 5 Organization of the Future 149
Chapter 6 Curve Bending in the Lives of Others 187
Chapter 7 Your Curve Benders Roadmap 213
Final Thoughts 249
About the Author 271
Other Books by the Author 273