The Art of Insubordination - Todd Kashdan
“In this engaging, well-researched book, you’ll discover practical ways to speak up, show up and make a difference.”

Seth Godin
Bestselling Author

Behavioral Scientist 2021 Summer List Pick

Art of Insubordination

“The book all virtuous rebels need.”

Charles Duhigg
Bestselling Author

The Art of Insubordination how to dissent & defy effectively is the first book that offers a comprehensive recipe for rebellion that is eminently practical and based on cutting-edge science.

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Behavioral Scientist
2021 Summer Reading Pick

Art of Insubordination

The Art of Insubordination how to dissent & defy effectively is the first book that offers a comprehensive recipe for rebellion that is eminently practical and based on cutting-edge science.

Pre-Order: Amazon   Barnes & Noble   Bookshop.org   IndieBound

Early Praise

“The book all virtuous rebels need.”

Charles Duhigg
Bestselling Author

 


“In this engaging, well-researched book, you’ll discover practical ways to speak up, show up and make a difference.”

Seth Godin
Bestselling Author

 


“If the goal is to continually improve society and make your teams better, read this book. My hope is that The Art of Insubordination will be widely read to inspire a new generation of rebels with a cause.”

Greg Lukianoff
co-author of the NYT bestseller The Coddling of the American Mind

 


“Our world is broken, and this book can help us fix it.  Todd Kashdan’s work shows us the most effective ways to defy injustice and shake up the status quo — in both big and small ways.  This is the book we’ve been waiting for.”

Judson Brewer
New York Times best selling author of Unwinding Anxiety

 


“Although dissent is an art, Kashdan shows us something even more important and practical—it’s also a science. He does so with an array of captivating and instructive accounts that reveal the value of this skill.”

Robert B. Cialdini
author of INFLUENCE and PRE-SUASION

 


“With new research and original, inspiring stories, Kashdan has delivered a manifesto for individuals and organizations who want to spark innovation and creativity.”

Susan David
author of the #1 Wall Street Journal bestseller Emotional Agility

Early Reader Reviews

It’s time to bring insubordination out of the darkness and infuse society with a healthy dose of nonconformity.

Dr. Kashdan’s work paves the way to the kind of change that transforms lives, communities, and societies. Each of the ideas inside is backed by science and bolstered by inspiring anecdotes This is a book you will re-read until the pages are ragged.

To the original thinkers and problem solvers in the 21st century– this book is an invaluable resource for ensuring your efforts are more audible, effective, and sustainable. Readers will find a compilation of scientifically informed tools, tactics, and strategies that will help cultivate and harness diverse viewpoints. Not for the sake of being different but to improve the health and longevity of the groups we care most about

10 Things this Book will Teach You to Do

1.      Separate principled insubordination from destructive forms of disagreement

2.      Resist pressures for conformity, especially when mainstream ideas and practices cause misery

3.      Embrace people who disagree openly and speak their mind

4.      Produce messages that are likely to change people’s minds (especially when you lack power, status, or a large number of supporters)

5.      Create alliances that increase strength, knowledge, and wisdom

6.      Maintain momentum toward meaningful goals despite painful experiences such as being negatively evaluated and ostracized

7.      Better handle the transition of power from once minority to new majority

8.      Champion ideas that run counter to traditional thinking

9.      Unlock the benefits of being in a group of diverse people holding divergent views

10.  Cultivate curiosity, courage, and independent, critical thinking in youth

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