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Title: ORIGINALS
HOW NON-CONFORMISTS CHANGE THE WORLD
By: Adam Grant, Sheryl Sandberg (Foreword)
Format: Hardback

List price: £20.00


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ISBN 10: 0753556979
ISBN 13: 9780753556979
Publisher: EBURY PUBLISHING
Pub. date: 2 February, 2016
Pages: 336
Description: Using surprising studies and stories spanning business, politics, sports, and entertainment, the author 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.
Synopsis: "Originals is one of the most important and captivating books I have ever read, full of surprising and powerful ideas. It will not only change the way you see the world; it might just change the way you live your life. And it could very well inspire you to change your world." (Sheryl Sandberg, bestselling author of Lean). In The New York Times bestselling author examines how people can drive creative, moral, and organisational progress-and how leaders can encourage originality in their organisations. How can we originate new ideas, policies and practices without risking it all? Adam Grant shows how to improve the world by championing novel ideas and values that go against the grain, battling conformity, and bucking outdated traditions. 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. Parents will learn how to nurture originality in children, and leaders will discover how to fight group think to build cultures that welcome dissent.Told through dazzling case studies of people going against the grain, you'll encounter an entrepreneur who pitches the reasons not to invest, a woman at Apple who challenged Steve Jobs from three levels below, an analyst who challenged secrecy at the CIA, a billionaire financial wizard who fires employees who don't criticize him, and the TV executive who saved Seinfeld from the cutting room floor. Originals will give you groundbreaking insights about rejecting conformity and how to change the world.
Publication: UK
Imprint: W H Allen
Prizes: Winner of CMI Management Book of the Year 2017 Winner of CMI Management Book of the Year: Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Returns: Returnable
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