The Career Catapult: Shake-up the Status Quo and Boost Your Professional Trajectory

The Career Catapult: Shake-up the Status Quo and Boost Your Professional Trajectory

by Roopa Unnikrishnan

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781632650849
Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser
Publication date: 03/20/2017
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 1,283,124
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Roopa Unnikrishnan has spent two decades in roles where she has seeded and driven change and innovation in several Fortune 500 companies. She is a former vice president of corporate strategy and global head of worldwide talent at Pfizer, with previous positions at Blackrock and Citibank. A master coach, she now works with senior executives to drive personal and career change, and with a variety of consumer goods, education, and technology companies to improve their strategic planning and idea development. A Rhodes Scholar with a master's degree in philosophy and an MBA from the University of Oxford, Roopa is also a published poet and world-class athlete in sports riflery.

Table of Contents

Introduction The Jolt That Set Me Free 7

Chapter 1 Why a Career Catapult? Design Your Own Destiny 25

Chapter 2 Discipline #1: Dig Deep to Soar! 41

Chapter 3 Discipline #2: Stalk Innovations and Trends 79

Chapter 4 Discipline #3: Your Network on Jolt"! 107

Chapter 5 Discipline #4: Prototype the Possibilities 135

Chapter 6 Discipline #5: Go Extreme! 163

Chapter 7 Unleash Your Disruption! The Time Is Now 191

Afterword 221

Chapter Notes 223

Index 229

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