Future Identities

Perttu Pölönen

Original title: Tulevaisuuden identiteetit

Author: Perttu Pölönen

Published: 2021

Publisher: Otava

Genre: Personal Growth & Lifestyle

Pages: 208

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English synopsis

Are you an expander, inspirer, crystallizer, or an enlightener? Find out how to forge your own, unique identity!

The years and decades to come will force each of us to rethink our place in this world. Traditionally, identity has been based on a profession, for example, but in the future it is worth building on skills.

Future Identities is an immersive book on identifying one’s own strengths and verbalizing them. If you were an extender, linker or cross-pollinator, what could you do in the future? In his latest book, Pölönen delves into the notion of identity and ponders their formation from different perspectives, then provides the reader with the necessary knowledge and tools to find their strengths and, by extension, their potential identities. Pölönen’s goal is not to arrange people into specific molds, but to break the molds.

Perttu Pölönen challenges our current straightforward world of titles in a way that is simultaneously deep, inventive, and fun. This is a refreshingly colourful read in this black and white world.

Saku Tuominen, author, innovator, creative director, executive producer, keynote speaker

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Rights sold:
FINLAND: Otava (orig.)


About author

Perttu Pölönen

Perttu Pölönen is a futurist, inventor and an inspirational speaker. In the Finnish media, Perttu has been called a gentle highbrow and fearless inventor. Future Skills has been an instant bestseller in Finland – where Perttu has become one of the most sought-after speakers inspiring thousands of people in his lectures.


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