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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Jamal rated it liked it Jan 09, 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 leapfrogting pleasantly surprised. Ben Carey rated it really liked it Dec 18, Harnessing the surprise is a good concept.
Carlos Melara Ortiz rated it it was amazing Jan 06, 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.
The unexpected is also a key ingredient in creating those delightfully surprising breakthroughs. Disrupt the status quo, shift mindsets, and gain practical strategies for changing the game. So, at the end ofI took advantage of my professional portability and moved my family to France for a year.
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. 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.
Even in the best restaurants, terrible coffee would follow an exquisite meal. Alecia rated it liked it Dec 28, Preview — Leapfrogging by Soren Kaplan.
We took an apartment in the Marais and enrolled our girls in public school. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. What a sublime cup of java it was! The Skren of Surprise 3. Little did I know that inside this modest coffee house I was about to experience something that would shape the entire focus of this book.
Leapfrogging: Harness the Power of Surprise for Business Breakthroughs
Definately a must read. 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’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. Go Outside to Stretch the Inside. What makes one company thrive while others languish in mediocrity? Our goal was to get outside of our comfort zones and expand our minds. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Surprise is not just something that differentiates breakthrough products and services. I struck up a conversation with Gloria.
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Sherri Dishon rated it liked it Aug 03, So, she and her husband, Bernard, quit their jobs to introduce Parisians to the truly great stuff she had known in Guatemala. And you won”t find any snooty waiters in white aprons. 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.
In his trailblazing debut, Kaplan gives business leaders the tools to do exactly what they’re taught to avoid: The personal introspection makes it different than most case study reads, providing a nice change of pace.
Leapfrogging is the new handbook for the modern leader.