9 ways to build career edge over robots with human creativity

“This is a great exploration of what our digital future might look like, with some smart insights into how we can navigate our own futures in a time that will be influenced by AI and robots.”

Simon Cocking

Senior Editor at Irish Tech News, Editor in Chief at CryptoCoinNews

“This isn’t just a book, it’s an investment in your future. Read it, apply the wisdom and enjoy a massive return on your investment.”

John Brubaker

Executive Coach & Award-Winning Author

“Leadership as we know it has been disrupted by the future of work. Traditional approaches must incorporate both the human and machine components that will augment humanity. Dickson’s book brings this guiding principle to light and shows how leaders will drive co-existence and give humanity an edge.”

R "Ray" Wang

Principal Analyst & Founder, Constellation Research, Inc.

“This book offers a rich compendium of strategies for forward-thinking leaders who are ready to take their teams and organizations into the future.”

Julie Winkle Giulioni

Co-author of "Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: Career Conversations Employees Want"


— The 4A-process (Aware, Accept, Adapt, Accelerate), allowing you to proactively manage the transition to robot economy

— What is The “3i Leadership Circles” model (a proprietary leadership model developed by the author) and why it matters

— The 10 ways leaders need to behave differently in the robot economy

— How to fast-track your career and leadership with The “3i Leadership Circles” model, improving your “3i”s (individual mindset, infrastructure and ideas)

— The 9 essential leadership and career skills for you and your teams

FOR leaders and managers:

You need to know how the future of work will disrupt your role in leadership and management. Automation and office automation will be increasingly prevailing.

In Chapter 2 (The “3i Leadership Circles” model), you’ll learn the 10 ways that leaders need to behave differently in the robot economy. You’ll also learn how to be a better leader or manager at individual and team levels in the future of work.

FOR entrepreneurs or business owners:

You need to ensure that you and your teams have the right future-ready mindset.

In Chapter 3 to 5, you’ll learn how to build mindsets of “Different, Uncertain and Open”. In Chapter 10 to 12, you’ll discover various ways to generate and evaluate creative business ideas.

FOR human resources (HR) leaders:

You need to help your workforce get prepared for the future with the right skills. The ability to be creative and innovative is a key skill differentiator between humans and robots in the workplace.

In Chapter 6 (Ability), you’ll learn some creative staffing and recruitment strategies you can implement. In Chapter 7 (Culture), you’ll learn the secrets of building creative and innovative workplace through creative work policies / shared values.

For career-focused individuals: 

You need to start now and get yourself equipped with future-ready career skills.

In Chapter 1 (Survive and thrive in the robot economy), you’ll discover what it takes to prepare yourself for the future of work. In Chapter 3 to 5, you’ll get access to various soft skills that are essential for you in the robot economy.


9 ways to build career edge over robots with human creativity

About the author

Dickson Tang

Dickson is a leadership ideas expert, focusing on how leadership will evolve in the future of work. His research, writing, speaking and workshops demonstrate how leadership and creativity can be of practical benefit to individuals, leaders and organizations who want to develop winning edges over robots and get ready for the future of work.

Dickson’s expertise on leadership, creativity and future of work have earned him invitations and opportunities to work with leaders and professionals from various organizations such as Cartier, CITIC Telecom, DHL, Exterran, Hypertherm, JVC Kenwood, Mannheim Business School, Montblanc and others. He lives in Singapore, Asia.

Twitter: @imDicksonT

Web: DicksonLeader [dot] com