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Nov 27, 2013

Metaskills: Five Talents for the Robotic Age

Marty Neumeier

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Today’s industries no longer need workers to be robots. They have robots. Those who master five “metaskills” - feeling, seeing, dreaming, making and learning – will rise to the top, where they’ll enjoy a high degree of creativity, fulfillment and influence. Marty takes you through the skills you’ll need to swim against the tides of extreme change. Learn how the Robotic Age is transforming the workplace and how to ride the Robot Curve to greatness.


Marty Neumeier

Marty is an author, designer and business advisor whose mission is to bring the principles and processes of creativity to industry. His series of “whiteboard” books includes The Designful Company, about the role of design in corporate innovation; Zag, named one of the “top 100 business books of all time” for its insights into radical differentiation; and The Brand Gap, considered as the foundational text for modern brand-building. His latest book, Metaskills, lays out a map to creative mastery in the age of intelligent machines. In the 90s, Marty was editor and publisher of Critique, the first journal about design thinking. He has worked closely with innovative companies such as Apple, Netscape, Sun Microsystems, HP, Adobe, Google, and Microsoft to help advance their brands. Today he serves as Director of Transformation for Liquid Agency in Silicon Valley, and travels extensively as a workshop leader and speaker on the topics of innovation, brand and design. RGD and Provisional RGD delegates may register a client to attend Marty's presentation free of charge.