The Net and the Butterfly: The Art and Practice of Breakthrough Thinking

The Net and the Butterfly: The Art and Practice of Breakthrough Thinking

by Olivia Fox Cabane, Judah Pollack


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781591847199
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 02/07/2017
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 665,209
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Olivia Fox Cabane is the former Director of Innovative Leadership for Stanford StartX and the bestselling author of The Charisma Myth. In addition to being a keynote speaker and executive coach to the leadership of Fortune 500 companies such as Google, MGM, and Deloitte, she lectures at Harvard, Yale, MIT, and the United Nations.
Judah Pollack is a former faculty member of Stanford StartX and current lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. As a speaker and strategic advisor in the art of leadership, he works regularly with the US Army Special Forces and Red Team University, as well civilian clients such as the Plexus Institute, Airbnb,, and The North Face.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part 1 The Butterflies 7

Chapter 1 The Four Wings 9

Chapter 2 The Chrysalis 25

Chapter 3 On the Hunt 38

Chapter 4 The Butterfly Process 54

Chapter 5 Cultivating Your Garden 69

Chapter 6 What's in Your Net? 86

Part 2 The Blockers 101

Chapter 7 The Spiders of Fear 103

Chapter 8 The Failure Wasps 144

Chapter 9 Icy Uncertainty 172

Chapter 10 The SuperTools 191

Chapter Summaries 209

Key Exercises 215

Science Appendix 235

Recommended Resources 243

Acknowledgments 247

Notes 251

Index 267

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