The new world of information is overwhelming, but it is not insurmountable. In Savvy, Shiv and Rohini offer hope - and important practical advice - for professionals trying to navigate amidst the chaos. This is a smart and useful book for anyone trying to gain a firmer footing in the Information Age.
- Tom Nichols, author of The Death of Expertise
We face a crisis of trust because people feel there is no longer any truth. Singh and Luthra have written a highly-readable analysis of how it happened and how we might return truth to it's necessary prominence in a social media-infused society. An urgently needed book.
- David Kirkpatrick, author of The Facebook Effect and founder of Techonomy Media
Knowledge is power and understanding when leaders and companies are spreading falsehoods is key to survival. From your workplace to your boardroom, Savvy provides the stories, theory, and practical advice on how to find your own truth and challenge authority. In this era of fakery, you need to read and share Savvy now more than ever.
- Charlene Li, New York Times bestselling author and Founder/Principal Analyst at Altimeter, a Prophet company
In my career there have been a few individuals that just "got it" Shiv is one of those people. In the post-trust era, where it is difficult to know who or what to trust, you owe it to yourself to read this book that Shiv and Rohini have written. Pick it up now!
- Gary Vaynerchuk, Serial Entrepreneur, Author, CEO of VaynerMedia
A lucid book from the husband and wife team of a technologist and a psychologist that will help anyone navigate the world of disinformation that surrounds and preys on us all.
- Claude Chemtob, PhD, Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychiatry, NYU Langone Health
With the rising tide of populism and the battle for truth, business has emerged as the most trusted institution in the world. Saavy is a guide to managing during this crisis of trust.
- Richard Edelman, President & CEO of Edelman
A thoughtful treatment of the way in which the modern information ecosystem exacerbates our cognitive biases, making us ever more vulnerable to believing false information and eroding trust in key institutions.
- Jennifer Kavanagh PhD, Senior Political Scientist, Rand Corporation
Savvy could not be more timely. It is all our responsibility to learn how to navigate the digital information minefield and seek out the truth. Bravo Rohini and Shiv for giving us an essential guidebook to do it.
- Satjiv Chahil, Former CMO of Apple Inc.
It's depressing that this book had to be written, but we're very lucky that it was. Shiv Singh and Rohini Luthra deliver a fascinating, insightful and practical handbook for our times. However savvy you think you are, you'll be a lot savvier for reading this.
- Cindy Gallop, Founder & CEO, MakeLoveNotPorn
Having confidence and trust in customers, employees and investors is the foundation of any company. Shiv and Rohini's book, Savvy, is very timely-given the current environment in which we live and communicate.
- Michael Kneeland, CEO United Rentals
Savvy asks us to pay attention to what we are being fed and how we are digesting it. It is a superb manifesto that arms us with perspectives and tools so we can truly thrive in today's "post- truth' but still very real world.
- Rishad Tobaccowala, Chief Growth Officer, Publicis Groupe
If you care about the future of our post-truth world, Savvy is a must-read both professionally and personally. It illuminates how to combat the powerful psychological biases that lead us away from the truth.
- Susan MacDermid, Founder, Ascendant Network
As the distinction between what's news, opinion, propaganda and lies becomes harder and harder to determine, there could not be a better time for Savvy. A must-read for anyone who puts trust over populism.
- Brad Jakeman, Senior Advisor & Former President, Global Beverages, PepsiCo
Savvy - a perfect title for this fascinating book - opens our eyes and minds to the hidden psychological effects that drive our decisions, sometimes to our regret. I enthusiastically recommend this wise and well-written book.
- Oscar G. Chase, Russell D. Niles Professor of Law, New York University School of Law
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The book is available for pre-order on Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble and other national and local booksellers. It will be available in bookstores across the country starting early February, 2019. You can purchase the Kindle version of the book today. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for bulk purchases.