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Originals : how non-conformists change the world / by Adam Grant

By: Grant, Adam.
Publisher: London, U.K. : WH Allen, 2016Description: 322 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780753556986.Subject(s): Personal development | Career development | Psychology | EntrepreneursOnline resources: Download as an eBook Summary | Read our book review
Contents:
Creative destruction: the risky business of going against the grain -- Blind inventors and one-eyed investors: the art and science of recognizing original ideas -- Out on a limb: speaking truth to power -- Fools rush in: timing, strategic procrastination, and the first-mover disadvantage -- Goldilocks and the Trojan horse: creating and maintaining coalitions -- Rebel with a cause: how siblings, parents, and mentors nurture originality -- Rethinking groupthink: the myths of strong cultures, cults, and devil's advocates -- Rocking the boat and keeping it steady: managing anxiety, apathy, ambivalence, and anger -- Actions for impact.
Summary: Explores originality, advising that anyone can have an original idea, start a successful business and spot opportunities for change. Presents stories, anecdotes, research and techniques to inspire and coach entrepreneurs, employees, adults and children to find the courage to advance their ideas and make a difference.
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Book Book Australia
200.4 GRA 2016 (Browse shelf) Available
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Book Book New Zealand
200.4 ORI (Browse shelf) Available
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Creative destruction: the risky business of going against the grain -- Blind inventors and one-eyed investors: the art and science of recognizing original ideas -- Out on a limb: speaking truth to power -- Fools rush in: timing, strategic procrastination, and the first-mover disadvantage -- Goldilocks and the Trojan horse: creating and maintaining coalitions -- Rebel with a cause: how siblings, parents, and mentors nurture originality -- Rethinking groupthink: the myths of strong cultures, cults, and devil's advocates -- Rocking the boat and keeping it steady: managing anxiety, apathy, ambivalence, and anger -- Actions for impact.

Explores originality, advising that anyone can have an original idea, start a successful business and spot opportunities for change. Presents stories, anecdotes, research and techniques to inspire and coach entrepreneurs, employees, adults and children to find the courage to advance their ideas and make a difference.

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