The Power of Decency in a World Turned Mean
Bodanis' book is more than a business book, it is a primer for anyone fed up with the meanness of much of society, and looking for inspiration to do better - and fix things for others * Financial Times * Bodanis is a superb storyteller ... [he] is clearly one of the good guys and this book is a cheering, timely, inspirational reminder, as we witness a new dawn in the American presidency, that they - we - can succeed, without losing our souls -- Christina Patterson * Sunday Times * This is a delightful book about a vitally important subject - and David Bodanis is an enthralling storyteller. Prepare to be taken on a surprising, wide-ranging and ultimately inspiring journey to explore what makes us human - and how decency and kindness can prevail even in dark times. You won't be able to forget this book; and you won't want to -- Tim Harford The core message can be found in the subtitle: 'The power of decency in a world turned mean' ... It is a wise lesson * Economist * [Fairness] is one of those senses which drives our feelings much more than our thoughts ... I cannot think of a topic more in need of the kind of intelligent study which David Bodanis unfailingly provides -- Rory Sutherland Fascinating -- Roger Trapp * Forbes *
David Bodanis studied mathematics and history at the University of Chicago, and for many years taught the 'Intellectual Toolkit' course at Oxford University. He is the author of many books including the New York Times bestseller E=mc2, which was adapted into the PBS documentary Einstein's Big Idea. He has been a popular speaker at the World Economic Forum in Davos and at many multinational companies including Google, Goldman Sachs, Unilever and Shell, where he worked at length with their standard-setting scenario team. Bodanis' work has been published in the Financial Times, Guardian and New York Times.