Surprise is the enemy. Or, is it Could we be overlookingeven resistingone of the most essential catalysts of personal and business. During this podcast author Soren Kaplan reveals how surprises can be powerful catalysts — IF we are receptive and know how to harness them effectively. There’s no doubt hard work is involved, but Soren Kaplan shows you can’t do it by simply creating a big vision and implementing a set plan. In his trailblazing.
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And just by chance, I had wandered into the midst of kplan very thing I was laboring to describe. It”s the way leaders and organizations handle the discomfort, the disorientation, and the thrill and pain of living with uncertainty, finding clarity from ambiguity, and being surprised.
Refresh and try again. By highlighting woren ways to transform both good and bad surprises into unique opportunities, Kaplan encourages leaders to compete by embracing counterintuitive ideas, managing paradoxes, and even welcoming failure. The incidents that are added are good. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Shaping the future of strategy, innovation, leadership and akplan. I read this as an assignment for my MBA program, and although I usually don’t like these kinds of books, I was pleasantly surprised.
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Leapfrogging: Harness the Power of Surprise for Business Breakthroughs
He also frequently leads and facilitates collaborative working sessions and breakouts following his keynotes — something that sets him apart from other traditional speakers. By highlighting specific ways to transform both good and bad surprises into unique opportunities, Kaplan encourages leaders to compete by embracing counterintuitive ideas, managing paradoxes, and even welcoming failure.
Kaplan’s writing style makes his compelling findings fun to read, simple to understand, and easy to implement. It talks about disruptions radical ones through engaged explorations something like questioning all the values and ideals like Google which after all started library searches or Unilever which lepfrogging to expand ice cream business by selling it to adults.
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We tried French delicacies like foie gras goose liverrognons veal kidneysand andouillette pig colon –although my wife and kids watched me eat the colon solo, saying it would push their taste buds just a little too far beyond their American roots. I couldn”t think of a better place to step back from the ssoren of my regular life than in Paris.
This all made sense to me. Apr 21, Vijay rated it liked it. While I do think Mr. There are no quintessential outside tables. What you create or change can vary, but one thing remains constant: So smooth and yet so potent.
By highlighting specific ways to transform both good and bad surprises into unique opportunities, Kaplan encourages leaders to compete by embracing spren ideas, managing paradoxes, and even welcoming failure.
The unexpected is also a key ingredient in creating those delightfully surprising breakthroughs. Leapfrogging is the new handbook for the modern leader.
Selected pages Title Page. My wife was thrilled to go. What a sublime cup of java it was! To achieve breakthrough, surprise is fundamental. Take the Surprise Out of Failure 8. Instead of fighting against uncertainty, Kaplan reveals how to use it to break down limiting mindsets and barriers to change the game. I was hesitant, even resistant to writing kallan it.
Fahad Alrashed rated it really liked it Feb 21, Kxplan of the Bronze Axiom Award in the category of Leadership. The moment I took a sip of my coffee, I forgot about everything else that had been on my mind.
But I feel planning is of course necessary. Make the Journey Part of the Surprising Destination 9. Leapfrogging by Soren Kaplan. Using his LEAPS process Listen, Explore, Act, Persist, and Seizeleaders learn to seek out, recognize, and respond to surprising experiences and events as a way to create solutions that leap beyond the current expectations of customers, partners, employees, the market, and the competition. Jay Lyman rated it liked it May 29, How to Create Culture kaplann Innovation — to learn the latest in innovation metrics, structure, process, leadership, rewards, people and technology.
How did OpenTable come to be? When I began this book, I thought I knew where big breakthroughs came from. Sherri Dishon rated it liked it Aug 03, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
She told me that when she first came to France, she was shocked at how bad the coffee was there. In keeping with this, Gloria doesn”t horde her beans. Take the Surprise Out of Failure.