With the world around us changing every day—from climate crisis, and political shifts, to AI posing a threat in workplaces—what the future holds is hazier now than ever. In these times of uncertainty, who then can we turn to for answers? Can we predict the future or plan our actions according to it? Here are some spring releases that spark the conversation around the above topics and more and forecast what the future holds.
AI Needs You by Verity Harding
Harding sits at the intersection of politics, policy, and technology, and she brings her knowledge to this accessible introduction to AI and how it will shape our workplaces and beyond.
The Glass Cliff by Sophie Williams
Williams, a former global leader at Netflix, offers a theory on why women who are propelled into senior leadership roles are set up to fail—and how to overcome this structural inequality.
The Future-Proof Career by Isabel Berwick
Covering a broad range of topics from the four-day week to the generation gap in the office, this is a timely assessment of how to operate in a rapidly changing working landscape.
The Future is Greater by Maxine Nwaneri
Designed with working mothers in mind, life coach Nwaneri’s book offers her tried-and-tested method for restructuring your work-life balance, with plans for time and crisis management.
This piece originally appeared in the February/March 2024 issue of Harper's Bazaar UK.