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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Leapfrogging to Breakthroughs 4.
Make the Journey Part of the Surprising Destination 9. Wall Street Journal Bestseller.
Gain insight into emerging technologies, business models, and organizational strategies that create new opportunities. I reflected on my career, researched the underlying dynamics of breakthroughs, and spoke with some seriously successful people across many different types of organizations using my new lens. They didn”t speak a word of French when they started, but after several months, they could sling insults and use slang words like the rest of their French friends.
Leapfrogging: Harness the Power of Surprise for Business Breakthroughs
Winner of the Bronze Axiom Award in the category of Leadership. But this second insight was a lot harder for me to quantify and articulate, which is why it took me an entire book to do so. Go Outside to Stretch the Inside 6.
Kaplan does have a lot of good points and I did take some good concepts and ideas out of the book, I was left feeling that correlation doesn’t equal causation. Ben Carey rated it really liked it Dec 18, Start Free Trial No credit card required. The personal introspection makes it different than most case study reads, providing lea;frogging nice change of pace. Return to Book Page.
Jul 26, Paulo rated it liked it Shelves: Feb 02, Hamad Al-ibrahim rated it liked it. Soren guides you on a journey from inspiration to impact. Take the Surprise Out of Failure 8. As I said, my first insight was quite simple–that most business breakthroughs surprise us when we first experience them.
David Reber rated it liked it Oct 28, Instead of fighting against uncertainty, Kaplan reveals how to use it to break down limiting mindsets and barriers to change the game. She told me that when she first came to France, she was shocked at how bad the coffee was there.
One of the best things about being a business consultant and part-time professor is that I can work from anywhere. Soren helps translate trends into roadmaps to new products, services, customer experiences, and business model strategies that drive competitive soreh and exponential profitable growth. Harness the Power of Surprise for Business Breakthroughs. We visited tourist attractions and mixed with the locals.
Driving Strategic Innovation for Market Leaders. When I began this book, I thought I knew where big breakthroughs leapfroghing from. That”s right–I had to be surprised by surprise itself. Can’t say much else about the book though. If you are looking for a quick but worthwhile bo 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. Gloria even sends her best full-time baristas to visit these plantations so they can see and experience every step of what makes great coffee truly great.
To achieve breakthrough, surprise is fundamental. From there, the concept of surprise as an important driver of breakthroughs became firmly implanted in my mind. Jennifer Riggs-Sauthier rated it it was amazing Mar 18, 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. What”s more, how could I create a model or map out a formula for something so, well, unpredictable? In fact, as I”ll show, the single most important factor in fostering true game changers isn”t the classic lightbulb-above-the-head big idea.
Carlos Melara Ortiz rated it it was amazing Jan 06, What makes one leader or company thrive while others languish in today’s fast-paced, ever-changing marketplace? With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Open Preview See a Problem? In his trailblazing debut, Kaplan gives business leaders the tools to do exactly what they’re taught to avoid: Leapfroggingg helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Nov 16, Leapfrogting Kirti rated it it was ok Shelves: Other editions – View all Leapfrogging: 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. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Fahad Alrashed rated it really liked it Feb 21, A great book to read, highly recommend leapfroggingg.
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 kapaln, partners, employees, the market, and the competition. I didn’t love the same examples being given over and over.