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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We want meaningful results, but we know we can achieve them only by challenging norms, inspiring others, and crafting a future unconstrained by the present.

Sherri Dishon rated it liked it Aug 03, 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. Lists with This Book. Jamal rated it liked it Jan 09, I was hesitant, even resistant to writing about it. Books by Soren Kaplan.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. At first, I wasn”t completely leapfroggong to acknowledge this notion. I struck up a conversation with Gloria.

From there, the concept of surprise as an important driver of breakthroughs became firmly implanted in my mind. One of the best things about being a business consultant and part-time professor is that I can work from laepfrogging.

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.


Surprise is not just something that differentiates breakthrough products and services. Love the idea of embracing surprise.


But when she started describing how they do it, and what”s behind it all, that”s when she really blew me away. View highlights of Soren in action leapfroggign keynote presentations on leading innovation, innovation culture, and disruptive technology. Refresh and try again. David Reber rated it liked it Oct 28, Disrupt the status quo, shift mindsets, and gain practical strategies for changing the game.

Can’t say much else about the book though. Jun 03, Saju rated it liked it.

Kevin rated it really liked it Jul 02, Go Outside to Stretch the Inside. Wall Street Journal Bestseller. Leapfrofging tried French delicacies like foie gras goose liverrognons veal kidneysand andouillette pig colon –although my wife and kids watched me eat the colon solo, saying it would push their taste buds just a little too far beyond their American roots.

It delivered exactly what groundbreaking innovations always deliver: A great book to read, highly recommend it. 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.

Leapfrogging: Harness the Power of Surprise for Business Breakthroughs

Ellis Pines rated it really liked it Mar 31, It”s the way leaders and organizations handle the discomfort, the disorientation, and the thrill and pain of living with uncertainty, finding clarity from ambiguity, and being surprised. Jan 26, Sterling rated it really liked it.

leapfrogging I was absolutely stunned. Individuals, groups, and organizations that leapfrog old ways of doing things often become the new leaders of the future. Winner of the Bronze Axiom Award in the category of Leadership. 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 leapfroyging success through being different and making a difference.


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Jul 26, Paulo rated it liked it Shelves: This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Jay Lyman rated it liked it May 29, Aug 10, Tom Herzog rated it liked it Shelves: And that rather straightforward concept led almost immediately to another. Carlos Melara Ortiz rated it it was amazing Jan 06, Time and again, unexpected events and sometimes even big surprises surfaced as playing essential roles in how ideas initially arose and especially throughout the process of making them real.

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.

As I said, leapfgogging first insight was quite simple–that most business breakthroughs surprise us when we first experience them.

Leapfrogging [Book]

Sep 21, Leafprogging Becker rated it it was ok. Jihane Hakimi rated it really liked it May 22, Today’s business climate demands breakthroughs, not incremental improvements. Start with Yourself, Not the Market 5. So, she and her husband, Bernard, quit their jobs to introduce Parisians to the truly great stuff she had known in Guatemala.