Post Corona: From Crisis to Opportunity

Category: Book
By (author): Galloway, Scott
Subject:  BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economic Conditions
  BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
  BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Government & Business
  POLITICAL SCIENCE / Commentary & Opinion
Publisher: Portfolio
Published: November 2020
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 8.53in x 5.70in x 0.88in
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From The Publisher*"This is as good an analysis as you could wish to read." --The Financial Times

From bestselling author and NYU Business School professor Scott Galloway comes a keenly insightful, urgent analysis of who stands to win and who's at risk to lose in a post-pandemic world


The COVID-19 outbreak has turned bedrooms into offices, pitted young against old, and widened the gaps between rich and poor, red and blue, the mask wearers and the mask haters. Some businesses--like home exercise company Peloton, video conference software maker Zoom, and Amazon--woke up to find themselves crushed under an avalanche of consumer demand. Others--like the restaurant, travel, hospitality, and live entertainment industries--scrambled to escape obliteration.

But as New York Times bestselling author Scott Galloway argues, the pandemic has not been a change agent so much as an accelerant of trends already well underway. In Post Corona, he outlines the contours of the crisis and the opportunities that lie ahead. Some businesses, like the powerful tech monopolies, will thrive as a result of the disruption. Other industries, like higher education, will struggle to maintain a value proposition that no longer makes sense when we can't stand shoulder to shoulder. And the pandemic has accelerated deeper trends in government and society, exposing a widening gap between our vision of America as a land of opportunity, and the troubling realities of our declining wellbeing.

Combining his signature humor and brash style with sharp business insights and the occasional dose of righteous anger, Galloway offers both warning and hope in equal measure. As he writes, "Our commonwealth didn't just happen, it was shaped. We chose this path--no trend is permanent and can't be made worse or corrected."
Review Quote*"This book is fast, fluent and very persuasive. For anyone interested in a clear-eyed overview of what is happening now, and what that might mean in future, this is as good an analysis as you could wish to read." 
--The Financial Times
Biographical NoteScott Galloway is Professor of Marketing at NYU Stern School of Business and a serial entrepreneur. In 2012, he was named one of the world's best business professors by Poets & Quants. He has founded nine companies, including Prophet, Red Envelope, and L2. He is the bestselling author of The Four and The Algebra of Happiness and has served on the boards of directors of the New York Times Company, Urban Outfitters, and Berkeley's Haas School of Business. His Prof G and Pivot podcasts, No Mercy No Malice blog, and Prof G YouTube channel reach millions. In 2020 Adweek named Pivot Business Podcast of the Year. In 2019, Scott founded Section4, an online education platform for working professionals where he teaches business strategy: section4.com.