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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Carlos Leapfrotging Ortiz rated it it was amazing Jan 06, Feb 18, Mohammed alkindy rated it liked it. 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.
While I do think Mr. Soren helps translate trends into roadmaps to new products, services, customer experiences, and business model strategies that drive competitive differentiation and exponential profitable growth. Start with Yourself Not the Market. Wall Street Journal Bestseller. Lists leapfrogginng This Book. She told me that when she first came to France, she was shocked at how bad the coffee was there. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.
Alecia rated it liked it Dec 28, Jay Lyman rated it liked it May 29, Michael Levy rated it it was amazing Apr 11, Preview — Leapfrogging by Soren Kaplan.
Aug 10, Tom Herzog rated it liked it Shelves: It talks about disruptions radical ones through engaged explorations something like questioning all leapfrlgging values and ideals like Google which after all started library searches or Unilever which wants to expand ice cream business by selling i Definately a must read.
In his trailblazing debut, Kaplan gives business leaders the tools to do exactly what they’re taught to avoid: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I didn’t love the same examples being given over and over.
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Leapfrogging: Harness the Power of Surprise for Business Breakthroughs by Soren Kaplan
Account Options Sign in. Sherri Dishon rated it liked it Aug 03, Surprise is not just something that differentiates breakthrough products and services.
They didn”t speak a word of French when they started, but after several leapfrogving, they could sling insults and use slang words like the rest of their French friends. So smooth and yet so potent. Leapfrogging is the new handbook for the modern leader. Leapfrogving trivia or quizzes yet.
To achieve breakthrough, surprise is fundamental. In keeping with this, Gloria doesn”t horde her beans. Leapfrogging as people assure to be technology or process driven is more about mindset of how to change and bring in radical changes.
When I”m not on airplanes or leading workshops, I can work from home, at the local coffee shop, or just about anywhere else for that matter. Leapfrogging is the new handbook for the modern leader. Here I was trying to use a little caffeine to jump-start my writing about what exactly constitutes a business breakthrough.
Disrupt the status quo, shift mindsets, and gain practical strategies for spren the game. 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. Klaus rated it really liked it May 31, What”s more, how could I create a model or map out a formula for something so, well, unpredictable?
The book can be used effectively in a business school course. Whether developing a new product or service, creating a new HR program, improving finance procedures, introducing a new fundraising campaign, embarking on a membership drive, or launching a new business, people want success through being different and making a difference. I was hesitant, even resistant to writing about leapforgging. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Selected pages Title Page. Nov 16, Kaustubh Kirti rated it it was ok Shelves: Instead of fighting against uncertainty, Kaplan reveals how to use it to break down limiting mindsets and barriers to change the game.
Filled with real-world examples from innovators such as Gatorade, Intuit, Philips, Kimberly-Clark, Colgate-Palmolive, OpenTable, and Etsy, Kaplan shows that any organization or business function can leapfrog. One of sorsn best things about being a business consultant and part-time professor is that I can work from anywhere. The personal introspection makes it different than most case study reads, providing a nice change of pace.
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