Ted Cadsby’s revealing and engaging book demonstrates that we can harness the power in our heads and get out of our own way. A hopeful manual for actually living a better life.
— Amanda Lang, Anchor of BNN Bloomberg and bestselling author
Other animals have it easier.
We are complex beings immersed in an increasingly complex world.
And that makes it hard to be human.
But there are paths that make it easier.
Available October 2021 from Dundurn Press
We are odd creatures who long to be happy while creating our own suffering.
Our thinking and feeling are often poorly matched to human life today.
We haven’t yet mastered our neuron-packed brains.
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Ted helps organizations and individual leaders navigate the complexities of modern challenges. A speaker on the contemporary human struggle, leadership in complex times, and harnessing the power of group decision-making, he provides powerful insights and practical solutions for addressing complex problems, including the complexity of managing ourselves.
It starts by understanding the gap between our default ways of thinking about the world (including other people and ourselves) and how it (they and we) actually works. Then it closes the gap with more sophisticated mental strategies.
The need for high quality conversation is more pressing than ever; unfortunately, deep, productive discussion is not self-generating. Today’s leader has to be a strong facilitator of dialogue: a Chief Conversation Facilitator.