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How Non-conformists Move the World

Audiobook CD - 2016
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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.
Publisher: [Ashland, Oregon] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., [2016]
Edition: Unabridged
Copyright Date: ℗2016
ISBN: 9780147524409
9781504683241
1504683242
Characteristics: audio file,CD audio,rda
digital,optical,rda
8 audio discs (10 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Sanders, Fred 1955-- Narrator

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