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  • Published: 21 May 2015
  • ISBN: 9780753551523
  • Imprint: Virgin Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 560
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More Human

Designing a World Where People Come First




In this fully revised and updated Sunday Times bestseller, Steve Hilton shows that we can create a more local, more accountable, more human way of living that will make us more productive, more fulfilled and ultimately happier.

Both campaigns are treating people like simpletons. In More Human, read the truth about Brexit, from someone who really knows.

In this powerful manifesto, Steve Hilton argues that the frustrations people feel with government, politics, their economic circumstances and their daily lives are caused by deep structural problems with the systems that dominate our modern world – systems that have become too big, bureaucratic and distant from the human scale. He shows how change is possible, offering us a more human way of living.

  • Published: 21 May 2015
  • ISBN: 9780753551523
  • Imprint: Virgin Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 560
Categories:

About the authors

Steve Hilton

Steve Hilton is co-founder and CEO of Crowdpac, a Silicon Valley political tech start-up, and a visiting professor at Stanford University. He was formerly senior adviser to Prime Minister David Cameron and played a leading role in the modernisation of the Conservative Party and in the implementation of its government reform programme. Steve graduated from Oxford University in 1990 and now lives in California with his wife and young family.

Jason Bade

Jason Bade lectures on social problem solving at Stanford Law School and is active in the impact investing space. He graduated from Stanford University and lives in California.

Scott Bade

Scott Bade is a researcher at the Freeman Spogli Institute of International Studies at Stanford University. He graduated from Stanford and lives in California.

Praise for More Human

Revolutionary and thrilling

Sunday Telegraph

Revolutionary and thrilling

Sunday Telegraph

A provocative book that challenges us all to reclaim our lives from a distant elite

The Sunday Times

A provocative book that challenges us all to reclaim our lives from a distant elite

The Sunday Times

Hilton’s plea will strike many chords with readers

Guardian

Hilton’s plea will strike many chords with readers

Guardian

A powerful and authentic voice … captivating

Private Eye

A powerful and authentic voice … captivating

Private Eye

I was both startled and then seduced by his words and ideas … [a] globally respected thinker

Independent

I was both startled and then seduced by his words and ideas … [a] globally respected thinker

Independent

A cri de coeur about the dehumanisation of modern government and the corrupting of the ruling class

The Economist

A cri de coeur about the dehumanisation of modern government and the corrupting of the ruling class

The Economist

More Human by Steve Hilton is a very timely book and a powerful call for change in how we measure success and how we value what is most important in our lives. We need a more human way of living and, in this compelling book, Steve Hilton shows us how we can achieve it.

Arianna Huffington

More Human by Steve Hilton is a very timely book and a powerful call for change in how we measure success and how we value what is most important in our lives. We need a more human way of living and, in this compelling book, Steve Hilton shows us how we can achieve it.

Arianna Huffington

Hilton is the leading modern day exponent of a humanist tradition dating back 2,500 years. His book is a powerful manifesto of sanity in a world in which the human dimension is under ever greater attack from forces that appear to swamp it.

Anthony Seldon

Hilton is the leading modern day exponent of a humanist tradition dating back 2,500 years. His book is a powerful manifesto of sanity in a world in which the human dimension is under ever greater attack from forces that appear to swamp it.

Anthony Seldon

Hilton convinces us that to solve problems we need to work bottom up from the human scale, rather than top down from abstract ideas. One of the most important things people are looking for in their lives is kindness, something that is simply not captured by any of the systems governments use today. He urges us to fight the commodification of policy-making and make things work on a specific, human level.

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Hilton convinces us that to solve problems we need to work bottom up from the human scale, rather than top down from abstract ideas. One of the most important things people are looking for in their lives is kindness, something that is simply not captured by any of the systems governments use today. He urges us to fight the commodification of policy-making and make things work on a specific, human level.

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Scintillating

Independent

Scintillating

Independent

The greatest asset that any organisation has – whether in government, business or philanthropy – is people. Yet too often, decision makers treat people more as an abstraction than an asset, leaving those they serve and employ feeling disconnected and disillusioned, and leaving major social and economic problems to fester. More Human picks apart this problem and challenges leaders in every field to look for innovative new solutions by looking people in the eye. You don’t have to agree with every prescription Hilton offers to recognise the value of his approach.

Michael Bloomberg

The greatest asset that any organisation has – whether in government, business or philanthropy – is people. Yet too often, decision makers treat people more as an abstraction than an asset, leaving those they serve and employ feeling disconnected and disillusioned, and leaving major social and economic problems to fester. More Human picks apart this problem and challenges leaders in every field to look for innovative new solutions by looking people in the eye. You don’t have to agree with every prescription Hilton offers to recognise the value of his approach.

Michael Bloomberg

More Human in parts, is bolder, more unabashedly moral than any by Labour insiders.

Independent

More Human in parts, is bolder, more unabashedly moral than any by Labour insiders.

Independent

A thrilling book

The Telegraph

A thrilling book

The Telegraph

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