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Type R

Type R

Transformative Resilience for Thriving in a Turbulent World

Forget Type As and Bs. The future lies with Type Rs-the resilient individuals, leaders, businesses, families, and communities who turn challenges into opportunities in times of upheaval, crisis, and change.

In Type R, Ama Marston and Stephanie Marston explore Transformative Resilience and the strategies of those who use difficult circumstances as catalysts for growth–springing forward rather than bouncing back during turbulent times.

Here, Ama and Stephanie share inspiring stories of Type Rs thriving during unprecedented world events and increasing global pressures–from climate change to financial crises. They share the individual and collective triumphs of people coping with the stress of daily life and the challenges and disruptions that rattle all our lives at some point. And they draw upon research that spans the personal and the professional, the local and the global. Reaching across psychology, neuroscience, business, and politics, Type R demonstrates how we can use challenges to innovate, create new strengths, and grow.

Type R also teaches leaders, businesses, and organizations how to cultivate the critical Type R Vision and Culture, which is essential for navigating and thriving in disruptive change. This thought-provoking book proves that there is much we can learn from those who use change, stress, and adversity as springboards to progress in a chaotic world.

Winner of the Axiom Business Book Award 2019 (Success / Motivation / Coach)
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Axiom Award (Success / Motivation / Coach), 2019

Genre: Nonfiction / Business & Economics / Decision-making & Problem Solving

On Sale: January 9th 2018

Price: $17.99 / $22.99 (CAD)

Page Count: 256

ISBN-13: 9781610398077

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Reader Reviews


"The authors offer an informative and inspiring book on some remarkably
positive responses to misfortune and change...engaging, useful."—Kirkus Reviews

"A thought-provoking stance on uncertainty and resilience...This
insightful road map to living in a world of uncertainty will leave readers
hoping they too can be type Rs."—Publishers Weekly

"Type R makes an impressive step towards reimagining how we live,
work, and lead, going beyond past thinking to draw on research and a brave new
vision for the future to help guide us to success in our complex world."—Mary Robinson, President of the Mary Robinson Foundation-Climate
Justice, and Former President of Ireland

"Transformational change demands constancy of purpose. Constancy
of purpose demands transformative resilience. The authors thoughtfully
advance this concept in a fashion that can be helpful to any leader who is
trying to help their organization thrive in the face of adversity. A
worthy read."—Doug Conant, CEO, Conant Leadership, Former CEO of Campbell Soup, Former
CEO of Nabisco Foods

"In a world of rapid change and unavoidable uncertainty, Type R
offers a positive path to growth. The stories and insights collected here have
informed my own life and the lessons I strive to teach my children. May they
find a much wider audience!"—Anne-Marie Slaughter, President and CEO, New America

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