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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More than the ideas the examples are interesting and develop the connect the author wants to achieve. Sherri Dishon rated it liked it Aug 03, I struck up a conversation with Gloria. 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.

In keeping with this, Gloria doesn”t horde her beans. It was easy to get through and the author used a lot of good examples of current businesses to make his points. Disrupt the status quo, shift mindsets, and gain practical strategies for changing the game. Sep 21, Andd Becker rated it it leapfrogginng ok.


Want to Read saving…. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. So, she and her husband, Bernard, quit their jobs to introduce Parisians to the truly great stuff she had known in Guatemala. 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.


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 wants to expand ice cream business by selling i Definately a must read.

Lots of theoretical stuff. Jay Lyman rated it liked it May 29, Make the Journey Part of the Surprising Destination. What a sublime cup of java it was! I didn’t love the same examples being given over and over. Leapfrogging is about changing the game–creating something new or doing something radically different that produces a significant leap forward.

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. I took a seat, preoccupied with the task of writing I had ahead of me.

My taste buds will never be the same. Take the Surprise Out of Failure 8.

I also knew that I wanted to write a book about the subject that”s been my work and passion for more than two decades–how leaders and organizations create business breakthroughs. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Can’t say much else about the book though. 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.

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Jihane Hakimi rated it really liked it Kaplaj 22, Leapfrogging to Breakthroughs 4. Gain insight into the disruptive technology, business, and market trends that will shape the future. But when she started describing how they do it, and what”s behind it all, that”s when she really blew me away.


And that rather straightforward concept led almost immediately to another. As I said, my first insight was quite simple–that most business breakthroughs surprise us when we first experience them. I was hesitant, even resistant to writing about it. I read this as an assignment for my MBA program, sorej although I usually don’t like these kinds of books, I was pleasantly surprised. At first, I wasn”t completely ready to acknowledge this notion.

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Leapfrogging: Harness the Power of Surprise for Business Breakthroughs

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Leapfrogging by Soren Kaplan. We took an apartment in the Marais and enrolled our girls in public school. If you are looking for a quick but worthwhile book, this is a good choice. Harnessing the surprise is a good concept.

But they were only in elementary school at the time, so they weren”t old enough to put up much of a oaplan. Lists with This Book. Definately a must read. Soren guides you on a journey from inspiration to impact.