It turns out that at work, most people operate as either takers, matchers, or givers. Nothing new I need have worried or bothered. Was a little afraid too, as I am working on a book about asymmetric management and the title suggested a lot of overlap. The plan to write the book on asymmetric management is alive and kicking. Some of the historical anecdotes were interesting and some, well, contrived.
It is somewhat paradoxical to think that upsetting routines and encouraging chaos may lead to organized outcomes, but I believe this counter intuitive idea is meritorious. Good concept, but I wish the author could be clear about his concept. These examples bring things to life in a way that theory cannot and shows how a variety of elements workings together can introduce this element of chaos in a way that brings new ways of thinking, new ideas, and new processes that move an organization forward. Finally, if you are very lucky, a bird will fly in. This works the same way that solutions come to you in the shower, overnight, or while doing some unrelated activity.
It is the enemy of growing business, we are taught. This one, however, seems to be rather exceptionally fluff-free along the same amount of information density as a book like Essentialism. Stop thinking of employees as either family or free agents. That is exactly what organizational expert and bestselling author Ori Brafman argues in The Chaos Imperative: How Chance and Disruption Increase Innovation, Effectiveness, and Success. Obviously, they are not suggesting to keep your organization in the constant state of disorder and anarchy.
I read this book in Dutch, it was an interesting, easy to read book. Recruiting 'unusual suspects' brings people to the organization with different views, from a different area for example. However, as Brafman and Pollack point out, chaos has some desirable qualities too. The world will become your lab, and every person you meet, a chance to experiment. On to how it's written.
This book discusses why structure can hinder performance and why agendas often miss the mark and leave a void in communication. Around half the book is dedicated to storeis about Einstein, some random companies, etc. Couple of experiences here and there showing how people who tried white were affected positively. But what if there's a benefit to chaos? In the bestselling tradition of Switch and Made to Stick, Ori Brafman reveals how organizations can drive growth and profits by allowing contained chaos and disruption the space to flourish, generating new ideas that trigger innovation. In Thinking, Fast and Slow, Kahneman at last offers his own, first book for the general public.
Is it true that 1 great successes have risen from Silicon Valley and 2 there is a culture of chaos endemic there? I don't like structure, though I do like order. This book looks at how, despite what people often think, chaos can actually help you achieve success. That's the valuable part for me of this book, it makes me feel I can do something myself and now. Anywhere around from 80 to 95 percent. As for the taking the idea into business, I have personally brought together teams composed of different talents and had seen first hand the magic that is produced. Personally I think it contains one of the best intros I've ever read.
A third is planned serendipity, setting up a culture that encourages spontaneous interactions across the organization between all levels and all departments. Not only is the cliché flawed - preexisting passions are rare and have little to do with how most people end up loving their work - but it can also be dangerous, leading to anxiety and chronic job hopping. Injection of chaos into otherwise orderly systems is a necessary component of innovation as opposed to optimizing efficiency. . Super Stories This book is super-readable. Brafman shows that we don't need large changes, big reorganizations to become more innovative.
And that little bit only demeaned the point they were trying to make. The examples range f This book looks at how, despite what people often think, chaos can actually help you achieve success. A lot of validation here for me personally. Most recently he developed a program to help returning soldiers reintegrate into non-combat military life from the experience of war. After making his case against passion, Newport sets out on a quest to discover the reality of how people end up loving what they do.
My favourite was the chapter on The Neurobiology of Insight. Injection of chaos into otherwise orderly systems is a necessary com Excellent. Therefore, though advantage comes from what is; usefulness comes from what is not. I'm not confident that they are in the same chapter. I'm not confident that they are in the I have pretty mixed feelings on this one. Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman's seminal studies in behavioral psychology, behavioral economics, and happiness studies have influenced numerous other authors, including Steven Pinker and Malcolm Gladwell.