Higher Unlearning: 39 Post-Requisite Lessons for Achieving a Successful Future

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In this highly provocative book, best-selling author, global futurist and the iconoclastic "Chief Unlearning Officer," Jack Uldrich turns the world as you know it –or think you know it –on its head and makes the compelling case that unlearning will be the most critical skill for conquering the brave, new world of the 21st century.

Readers will uncover the following gems: What you do know is more likely kill you than what you don't know, Playing it safe is the riskiest thing you ...

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Higher Unlearning: 39 Post-Requisite Lessons for Achieving a Successful Future

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Overview

In this highly provocative book, best-selling author, global futurist and the iconoclastic "Chief Unlearning Officer," Jack Uldrich turns the world as you know it –or think you know it –on its head and makes the compelling case that unlearning will be the most critical skill for conquering the brave, new world of the 21st century.

Readers will uncover the following gems: What you do know is more likely kill you than what you don't know, Playing it safe is the riskiest thing you can do, Imperfection trumps perfection, You must bite the hand that feeds you , Failure is the key to success, Following the money can cause you to lose money, Zoning out is preferable to zoning in , Ignorance lies at the heart of wisdom.

After reading this book and digesting its 39 pearls of wisdom, readers will not only possess a clearer view of the world, they will stripped away years of well-intentioned but misguided conventional wisdom that has hindering rather than helping them achieve a successful future.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781592984138
  • Publisher: Beaver's Pond Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/8/2011
  • Pages: 152
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Jack Uldrich is an acclaimed global futurist, compelling keynote speaker and best-selling author. His past works include, The Next Big Thing is Really Small: How Nanotechnology Will Change the Future of Your Business; Jump the Curve: 50 Strategies to Help Your Company Stay Ahead of Emerging Technology and, most recently, Unlearning 101: 101 Lessons in Thinking Inside-Out the Box. He is the president and "Chief Unlearning Officer" of The Unlearning Curve –an international consultancy designed to help organizations succeed tomorrow by unlearning today.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Pre-Quiz 5

Lesson 1 Knowledge Can Kill-Unlearn or Die 13

Lesson 2 Don't Climb the Highest Mountain 18

Lesson 3 Become Uncomfortable in Your Own Skin 23

Lesson 4 Argue with Yourself (It's Not Debatable) 27

Lesson 5 Do Not Feed Creatures of Habit 30

Lesson 6 Study at an Anti-Library 33

Lesson 7 Question the Wisdom of Experts 36

Lesson 8 Bite the Hand That Feeds You 40

Lesson 9 Unlock the Keys to Failure 43

Lesson 10 See What Isn't There 46

Lesson 11 If It Goes Without Saying, Question It 49

Lesson 12 Think Small 53

Lesson 13 Practice Intentional Imperfection 56

Lesson 14 The Grass Isn't Greener on the Other Side 59

Lesson 15 Cast a Narrow Net 63

Lesson 16 Bet Against Yourself 66

Lesson 17 Do the Math Until It Doesn't Add Up 69

Lesson 18 Don't Follow the Money 72

Lesson 19 Grow From Your Inexperience 76

Lesson 20 Mix Up Your Mind 79

Lesson 21 Know Doubt 82

Lesson 22 Lose Sight of the Shore 85

Lesson 23 Ignore the Eclipse and Admire the Sunset 88

Lesson 24 Playing it Safe is Risky 91

Lesson 25 Put One Foot in Back of the Other 94

Lesson 26 Stop Looking for Patterns 97

Lesson 27 Show Your True Colors: Fear Commitment 101

Lesson 28 Do Stop Believing 104

Lesson 29 Don't Reach for the Stars 107

Lesson 30 Zone Out to Zone In 111

Lesson 31 Engage in Situational Unawareness Training 114

Lesson 32 Don't Just Do Something, Sit There 117

Lesson 33 Shoot "Granny" Style 120

Lesson 34 Don't Mind Your P's & Q's 123

Lesson 35 Put on Some Rose-Colored Glasses 128

Lesson 36 See the Whole Picture 132

Lesson 37 Tread Cautiously on Thick Ice 36

Lesson 38 Develop a Healthy Dose of Unconfidence 139

Lesson 39 Ignorance isn't Bliss, but It May Hold the Key to Wisdom 142

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