153.35 G761
Originals : how non-conformists move the world. --
Imp / Ed.:
New York, NY, Estados Unidos : Viking, c2016.
xii, 322 p. : il. ; 24 cm.
Foreword. -- 1. Creative destruction. -- 2. Blind inventors and one-eyed investors. -- 3. Out on a limb. -- 4. Fools rush in. -- 5. Goldilocks and the Trojan Horse. -- 6. Rebel with a cause. -- 7. Rethinking groupthink. -- 8. Rocking the boat and keeping it steady. -- Actions for impact. -- Acknowledgments. -- References. -- Index. --
Tomado de LC: "The New York Times bestselling author of Give and Take examines how people can champion new ideas--and how leaders can encourage originality in their organizations. In Originals he addresses the challenge of improving the world from the perspective of becoming original: choosing to champion novel ideas and values that go against the grain, battle conformity, and buck outdated traditions. How can we originate new ideas, policies, and practices without risking it all? Using surprising studies and stories spanning business, politics, sports, and entertainment. Grant explores how to recognize a good idea, speak up without getting silenced, build a coalition of allies, choose the right time to act, and manage fear and doubt; how parents and teachers can nurture originality in children; and how leaders can fight groupthink to build cultures that welcome dissent. Learn from an entrepreneur who pitches his start-ups by highlighting the reasons not to invest, a woman at Apple who challenged Steve Jobs from three levels below, an analyst who overturned the rule of secrecy at the CIA, a billionaire financial wizard who fires employees for failing to criticize him, and a TV executive who didn't even work in comedy but saved Seinfeld from the cutting-room floor. The payoff is a set of groundbreaking insights about rejecting conformity and improving the status quo."
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