According to Philip Langdon, the prescriptions in this stimulating book ought to be on the national agenda. Florida is in the vanguard of something vital.
John Hagel reviews Richard Florida’s compelling new book, The Great Reset, that takes a longer term historical view of changing patterns in the settlement of people and places.
This incredibly interesting and well-written commentator on the socio-economics of the modern era has hit yet another grand slam, eclipsing his phenomenal “Rise of the Creative Class” with the bright-yellow covered, “The Great Reset: How New Ways of Living and Working Drive a Post-Crash Prosperity.”
“The promise of the current Reset is the opportunity for a life made better not by ownership of real estate, appliances, cars, and all manner of material goods, but by greater flexibility and lower levels of debt, more time with family and friends, greater promise of personal development, and access to more and better experiences.”
The Great Reset we’re in the middle of is going to take time, but it is happening now, and where we live and work—and how we live and work—is going to have to change to meet the new economy’s needs. To navigate that change, Richard Florida’s The Great Reset is the perfect guide.
Felix Salmon’s review of Richard Florida’s new book, The Great Reset. The conceit of this book is that the crisis of 2008 will act much like previous crises in 1873 and 1933, and mark the point at which the old way of doing things died and a new social order began to rise from the ashes.