Unlearn: Let Go of Past Success to Achieve Extraordinary Results: Let Go of Past Success to Achieve Extraordinary Results

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McGraw Hill Professional, 2018 M11 27 - 240 páginas
A transformative system that shows leaders how to rethink their strategies, retool their capabilities, and revitalize their businesses for stronger, longer-lasting success.There’s a learning curve to running any successful business. But when leaders begin to rely on past achievements or get stuck in old thinking and practices that no longer work, they need to take a step back—and unlearn. This innovative and actionable framework from executive coach Barry O’Reilly shows leaders how to break the cycle and move away from once-useful mindsets and behaviors that were effective in the past but are no longer relevant in the current business climate and may now stand in the way of success.With this simple but powerful three-step system, leaders can: 1. Unlearn the behaviors and mindsets that keep them and their businesses from moving forward. 2. Relearn the skills, strategies, and innovations that are transforming the world every day. 3. Break through old habits and thinking by opening up to new ideas, perspectives, and resources. Good leaders know they need to continuously learn. But great leaders know when to unlearn the past to succeed in the future. This book shows them the way.

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An entertaining and enlightening read that really made an impact on me. So often we go through life without thinking about how the environment around us has changed while we may not have. Great read

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Outstanding, Experienced-Based Analysis by Barry O'Reilly. Too often do we get caught up pressing old methods and expecting a new result. Barry breaks down how to transform current thinking framework and evolve outdated business practices, to catapult skills and strategies into the present and future eras. Barry outlines his three-step system, to discover how to UNLEARN old behaviors and mindsets, RELEARN new skills, strategies and innovations, and BREAKTHROUGH with a fresh perspective to achieve extraordinary results. From his many years working with, advising and coaching high-level executives, Barry has seen first-hand how much of a deep impact can be achieved by breaking old habits and restructuring thinking patterns down to the very core.
In the business world, we feel the pressure to simply keep charging and charging forward. UNLEARN reminds us that what we really need to do is take a step back, restructure our current thinking patterns and habits, see fresh perspectives of the current situation, and open up fresh potential to transform your current performance and trajectory. Barry also discusses how in high-level positions, it's easy to get into a comfortable groove, and stop taking chances. We must utilize our full potential by allowing ourselves to continue to be inspired and absorb fresh perspectives.
"Good leaders know they need to continuously learn. But great leaders know when to unlearn the past to succeed in the future. This book shows you the way."
Excellent read. Absolutely reserve a spot on your shelf for #UNLEARN!
 

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The Remarkable Power of Unlearning
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Why Unlearn?
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How to Unlearn
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Barry O’Reilly is the founder and CEO of ExecCamp, an entrepreneurial experience for executives, and the management consultancy Antennae. A business advisor, entrepreneur, and sought-after speaker, O’Reilly has pioneered the intersection of business model innovation, product development, organizational design, and culture transformation. He works with the world’s leading innovators, from disruptive startups to Fortune 500 companies. He is a frequent writer and contributor to The Economist, Strategy+Business, and MIT Sloan Management Review, as well as a coauthor of the international bestseller Lean Enterprise: How High Performance Organizations Innovate at Scale—included in the Eric Ries Lean series and a Harvard Business Review “must-read” for would-be CEOs and business leaders. He is also an executive advisor and faculty member at Singularity University.

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