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Explore the Sharing and Collaborative Economy

Tap Into the Power of Crowd-Based Innovation

Join the Conversation

“The Collaborative Economy is positioned to become the world economy. David has once again gathered an impressive group of visionary leaders to help us understand what lies ahead. Empower: How to Co-Create the Future is a great starting point for entering the conversation. 

-Jeremiah Owyang, Founder Crowd Companies

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Giving and Originality

Adam Grant, Wharton, Author Give and Take, Originals

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Peers Inc.

Robin Chase, Co-Founder Zipcar, author Peers Inc.

#GiveFirst

Brad Feld, Co-Founder Techstars, Foundry Group

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Communities and Movements

Douglas Atkin, Global Head of Community, Airbnb

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Sharing Communities

Neal Gorenflo, Co-Founder, Shareable

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Love is the Answer

Prince EA, YouTube Megastar and Inspirational Content Creator

Collaborative Society

Antonin Léonard, Co-Founder, OuiShare

It's A Shareable Life

Chelsea Rustrum, Author It's a Shareable Life

Smartcuts

Shane Snow, Co-Founder Contently, Author Smartcuts

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Purpose

Michael Bronner, Founder and Executive Chairman, Digitas

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Arenas Not Markets

Rita Gunther McGrath, Author The End of Competitive Advantage

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Better Brand Values

Alex Bogusky, Creative Director of the Decade 2000 - 2010

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The Sharing Economy

Arun Sundararajan, NYU Stern, Author Sharing Economy

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The Growth Trap

Douglas Rushkoff, Author Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus

The Future of Employment

Martin Ford, Author The Rise of the Robots

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Connectography

Parag Khanna, Global Strategist, Author Connectography

Foreword

Jeremiah Owyang, Founder Crowd Companies

Join the Conversation

“The Collaborative Economy is positioned to become the world economy. David has once again gathered an impressive group of visionary leaders to help us understand what lies ahead. Empower: How to Co-Create the Future is a great starting point for entering the conversation.”

-Jeremiah Owyang, Founder Crowd Companies (from the foreword)

PART I – COLLABORATIVE LEADERSHIP

  • Adam Grant – Wharton, Author Give and Take, Originals
  • Robin Chase – Co-Founder ZipCar, author Peers Inc.
  • Brad Feld – Co-Founder Techstars, Foundry Group
  • Douglas Atkin – Global Head of Community, Airbnb

PART II – THE POWER OF SHARING

  • Neal Gorenflo – Co-Founder, Shareable
  • Prince EA – Inspirational Content Creator
  • Antonin Léonard – Co-Founder, OuiShare 
  • Chelsea Rustrum – Author It’s a Shareable Life

PART III – COMPANIES AND THE CROWD

  • Shane Snow – Co-Founder Contently, Author Smartcuts
  • Michael Bronner – Founder and Executive Chairman, Digitas
  • Rita Gunther McGrath – Author The End of Competitive Advantage
  • Alex Bogusky – Creative Director of the Decade 2000 – 2010

PART IV – THE ECONOMY OF THE FUTURE

  • Arun Sundararajan – NYU Stern, Author Sharing Economy
  • Douglas Rushkoff – Author Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus
  • Martin Ford – Author The Rise of the Robots
  • Parag Khanna – Global Strategist, Author Connectography

Holistic Approach

Based on extensive research around the questions and challenges that will shape the future

Collaborative
Leadership

  • Why does success come from empowering others?
  • How to build a movement around your organization?
  • Why are networks a leader’s greatest asset?

The Power
of Sharing

  • How can we build a collaborative society?
  • Why does sharing make life more meaningful?
  • How can you provide and share value with others?

Companies and
the Crowd

  • How can you co-create solutions with the crowd?
  • What strategies are needed to adapt and innovate?
  • Why does purpose drive success and growth?

The Economy
of the Future

  • How will crowd-based capitalism reshape the economy?
  • What are the costs of pursuing unsustainable growth?
  • How can we leverage technology for abundance?

An Innovation Framework for the Collaborative Economy that builds upon David’s last book Disruption Revolution

Holistic Approach Based on Extensive Research

Collaborative
Leadership

  • Why does success come from empowering others?
  • How to build a movement around your organization?
  • Why are networks a leader’s greatest asset?

The Power
of Sharing

  • How can we build a collaborative society?
  • Why does sharing make life more meaningful?
  • How can you provide and share value with others?

Companies and
the Crowd

  • How can you co-create solutions with the crowd?
  • What strategies are needed to adapt and innovate?
  • Why does purpose drive success and growth?

The Economy
of the Future

  • How will crowd-based capitalism reshape the economy?
  • What are the costs of pursuing unsustainable growth?
  • How can we leverage technology for abundance?

Co-Creation by Donation

Millions of people can't afford a $15-25 retail price, and a conversation about the future needs to include everyone. That's why Empower is available by donation.

We plan to follow-up with a series of webinars, a virtual summit, and online courses. Thanks for your generosity and support!

Also in Paperback

We worked with one of the top book designers in the world. Features pull quotes, cool icons, and bullet point summaries for every chapter.

Available on Amazon. Contact us for bulk orders. A great gift for your office or for the upcoming holidays!

Co-Creation by Donation

Millions of people can’t afford a $15-25 retail price, and a conversation about the future needs to include everyone. That’s why Empower is available by donation.

We plan to follow-up with a series of webinars, a virtual summit, and online courses. Thanks for your generosity and support!

Also in Paperback

We worked with one of the top book designers in the world. Features pull quotes, cool icons, and bullet point summaries for every chapter

Available on Amazon. Contact us for bulk orders. A great gift for your office or for the upcoming holidays!

Author David Passiak

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David Passiak is a keynote speaker and author of three books. A former religion scholar turned social entrepreneur, he combines a deep understanding of how to build movements with a philosophy that innovation can be a force for social good.

David has practiced meditation for 20 years and did Ph.D. studies at Princeton focused on grassroots movements known as “Great Awakenings.” He believes innovation will be the catalyst for a profound shift in global consciousness within our lifetime.

For press, speaking, workshops or other inquiries, please download the book and reply to my email. I look forward to hearing from you! Let’s co-create the future!

Author David Passiak

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David Passiak is a keynote speaker and author of three books. A former religion scholar turned social entrepreneur, he combines a deep understanding of how to build movements with a philosophy that innovation can be a force for social good.

David has practiced meditation for 20 years and did Ph.D. studies at Princeton focused on grassroots movements known as “Great Awakenings.” He believes innovation will be the catalyst for a profound shift in global consciousness within our lifetime.

For press, speaking, workshops or other inquiries, please download the book and reply to my email. I look forward to hearing from you! Let's co-create the future!