Build an A-Team: Play to Their Strengths and Lead Them Up the Learning Curve

Build an A-Team: Play to Their Strengths and Lead Them Up the Learning Curve

by Whitney Johnson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781633693647
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
Publication date: 05/01/2018
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 45,246
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Whitney Johnson is a CEO adviser and the author of the critically acclaimed Disrupt Yourself: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work (2015). Previously, she was an award-winning Wall Street analyst and cofounded the Disruptive Innovation Fund with Clayton Christensen. She is a frequent keynote speaker on disruption, is recognized as one of the world's most influential management thinkers by Thinkers50 and Fortune , and hosts the weekly Disrupt Yourself podcast. She is married and has two children.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Being the Kind of Boss People love to Work For 1

1 The S Curve of Learning 13

2 The Seven Accelerants of Learning and Growth 31

3 Recruiting and Hiring 57

4 Managing the Hungry New Hire 87

5 Playing to Their Strengths 109

6 Managing Masters 129

7 Helping People Leap to New Learning Curves 147

Conclusion: Betting Started 167

Notes 173

Index 183

Acknowledgments 191

About the Author 193

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