Rebel Talent: Why It Pays to Break the Rules at Work and in Life

Rebel Talent: Why It Pays to Break the Rules at Work and in Life

by Francesca Gino


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062694638
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 05/01/2018
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 126,000
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Francesca Gino is an award-winning researcher and teacher, and a tenured professor at Harvard Business School. Her consulting and speaking clients include Bacardi, Akamai, Disney, Goldman Sachs, Honeywell, Novartis, P&G, and the U.S. Air Force, Army, and Navy. She has been honored as one of the world’s Top 40 Business Professors under 40 and one of the world’s 50 most influential management thinkers. Her work has been featured on CNN and NPR, as well as in the Economist, Financial Times, New York Times, Newsweek, Scientific American, and Psychology Today.


Table of Contents

Introduction: Marcia! ix

1 Napoleon and the Hoodie: The Paradox of Rebel Status 1

2 The Dog Named "Hot": A Talent for Novelty 23

3 The Vanishing Elephant: A Talent for Curiosity 43

4 The Hudson River Is a Runway: A Talent for Perspective 77

5 Uncomfortable Truths: A Talent for Diversity 107

6 Coach Cheeks Sings the National Anthem: A Talent for Authenticity 139

7 The Secret of Story: The Transformative Power of Engagement 163

8 Becoming a Rebel Leader: Blackbeard, "Flatness," and the 8 Principles of Rebel Leadership 191

Conclusion: Risotto Cacio e Pepe 213

Epilogue: Rebel Action 221

Acknowledgments 225

Notes 231

Index 271

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Couldn't put this down. Devoured in two evenings. Tons of food for thought here. The talent on the power of diversity to create better outcomes in business and life was especially powerful. This book should be required reading for all CEOs, managers, politicians, and even artists.