Stretch

Unlock the Power of Less - and Achieve More Than You Ever Imagined
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (7.97 hours)
Product Number: Z100117987
Released: Feb 07, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780062659491
Narrator/s: Mike Chamberlain
Publisher: HarperAudio
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Description

A Rice University social scientist teaches you to rethink what you need to succeed, and do more with what you already have, in this counterintuitive, evidence-based guide to changing the way you work and live. Stretch identifies key ways for people and organizations to work beyond their resources to achieve higher performance. Based on in-depth research in psychology and management, Scott Sonenshein shows how to accomplish goals, find professional and personal success, and live a richer life. Two different mindsets drive achievement, creativity, and innovation: "stretching" and "chasing."Stretchers embrace what they have, finding unconventional ways to use resources already at hand. A competitor is someone who improves your own work; a floundering brand becomes a trendy; and forgotten workers become star employees. Chasers get trapped in convention. They mindlessly accept other peopleA??s definitions of resources and often feel they are missing what they need to succeed. Sonenshein teaches a four-part framework that activates the stretching potential we all have but may not fully recognize: -Diversify experiences. -Act immediately without overplanning. -Expect the positive. -Build unique combinations. Sonenshein reveals that while we rarely have all we think we need, we usually have more than we imagine. Whether leading organizations, launching careers, or raising families, Stretch teaches us how to achieve more by acting resourcefully at work and beyond.

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Author(s): Scott Sonenshein
Original Publish Date: Feb 07, 2017

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CD
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Author(s): Scott Sonenshein
Narrator(s): Mike Chamberlain
Product Number DD30516
Released: Feb 07, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781470856083
eBook
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Author(s): Scott Sonenshein
Product Number EB00671609
Released: Feb 07, 2017
Business Term: 26 Circ
Publisher: Harper Business
ISBN: #9780062457233

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