Mastering the Roll: Succeeding Amidst Change Means Trying New Things, Failing, and Trying More [NOOK Book]

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This Element is an excerpt from Your Job Survival Guide: A Manual for Thriving in Change (ISBN: 9780137127023) by Gregory Shea and Robert E. Gunther. Available in print and digital formats.

Pilot a kayak, not an ocean liner! In turbulent times, you will capsize, but you can learn to prepare for it, recover gracefully, and “paddle” from failure to success.

Change means trying new things and failing. It means vulnerability, frustration, and ...

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Mastering the Roll: Succeeding Amidst Change Means Trying New Things, Failing, and Trying More

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Overview

This Element is an excerpt from Your Job Survival Guide: A Manual for Thriving in Change (ISBN: 9780137127023) by Gregory Shea and Robert E. Gunther. Available in print and digital formats.

Pilot a kayak, not an ocean liner! In turbulent times, you will capsize, but you can learn to prepare for it, recover gracefully, and “paddle” from failure to success.

Change means trying new things and failing. It means vulnerability, frustration, and suffering. It means getting comfortable hanging upside down in your boat, under the icy water, without oxygen. It means hanging in there and continuing to function even when you look and feel foolish--and then rolling back up....

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131375239
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 10/26/2009
  • Series: FT Press Delivers Elements
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 10
  • File size: 424 KB

Meet the Author

Gregory Shea, Ph.D., consults, researches, writes, and teaches in the areas of organizational and individual change, leadership, group effectiveness, and conflict resolution. He is President of the consulting firm Shea & Associates; a principal in The Coxe Group international consultancy; Senior Consultant at the Center for Applied Research; Adjunct Professor of Management at The Wharton School, where he has taught for more than 25 years; an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics; and a Faculty Associate of The Wharton School's Center for Leadership and Change.

Robert Gunther is coauthor or collaborator on more than 20 books, including The Wealthy 100 and The Truth About Making Smart Decisions. He has appeared on CNBC's Power Lunch, NPR's Morning Edition, and many other radio and television programs, and his projects have been featured in The New York Times, Time, USA Today, and Fortune. His work has appeared in publications ranging from Harvard Business Review to American Heritage. As founder of Gunther Communications, he consults with Fortune 500 companies, universities, and major nonprofits.

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