104: Rookie Smarts: Why Learning Beats Knowing | with Liz Wiseman

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Liz Wiseman provides a guide for professionals seeking personal renewal, as well as for all leaders who must ensure their workforce remains vital and competitive. Liz Wiseman teaches leadership to executives around the world.

Leadership Biz Cafe Podcast #11 – Liz Wiseman On How Leaders Grow Intelligence

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That’s the basis of my conversation with leadership researcher and best-selling author Liz Wiseman. Liz is the president of The Wiseman Group, a research and development firm that conducts research in the field of leadership and collective intelligence.

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Liz Wiseman: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

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Liz Wiseman is a researcher, executive advisor, and speaker who teaches leaders around the world. She is the author of three best-selling books: Rookie Smarts: Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work, Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter and The Multiplier Effect: Tapping the Genius Inside Our Schools. Liz is […]. Bob''s blog entries Albert Einstein Brigham Young University Brilliant Mistakes Brooke Manville entrepreneur Fast Company HarperBusiness Inc.

0723 | Why Learning Beats Knowing with Liz Wiseman

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Liz Wiseman teaches leadership to executives around the world. She is president of The Wiseman Group, a leadership research and development center headquartered in Silicon Valley, California. Leadership Podcast burkus leadership learning talent wiseman

0820 | How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter with Liz Wiseman

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Liz Wiseman teaches leadership to executives and emerging leaders around the world. She is the President of The Wiseman Group, a leadership research and development firm headquartered in Silicon Valley.

Leadership Vertigo – Understanding Why Leaders Go Off Course

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Next up is Liz Wiseman , bestselling author of “ Multipliers ”, former executive at Oracle and president of the leadership research firm, The Wiseman Group,who will look at the leadership principle “Develop Competence” in her piece “Got Vertigo?

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How To Know When You Are Ready For Your Next Professional Challenge

Eric Jacobson

Liz Wiseman 's latest book is Rookie Smarts. Something magical happens when a skilled veteran successfully re-learns his rookie smarts and is still able to retain his veteran acumen," explains Wiseman. It's all about living and working perpetually on a learning curve.

Twyla Tharp and Steve Jobs – (There are Good Tough Bosses and Bad Tough Bosses…)

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Randy's blog entries Encouraging the Heart good bosses Kouzes and Pozner Liz Wiseman Mikhail Baryshnikov multipliers Steve Jobs tough bosses Twyla Tharp Walter IsaacsonEverybody probably has a bad boss horror story or two. And there are some genuine horror stories out there. But, there are good bad tough bosses and bad tough bosses. What is the difference?

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Liz Wiseman and Greg McKeown @Google

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Liz Wiseman and Greg McKeown visit Google to discuss their book “ Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter.” Leadership mcKeown wiseman

Mojo – I Think We’re In Need of Finding Our Mojo (Ron Washington, & “Multiplier” Leadership)

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Randy's blog entries leaderhsip Liz Wiseman Michael Lewis mojo Moneyball multipliers Ron WashingtonDavid Justice: Scotty H. Scott Hatteberg: Yo, what’s up, D.J.? David Justice: Pickin’ machine. Scott laughs] David Justice: How you likin’ first base, man? Scott Hatteberg: It’s, uh… it’s coming along. Picking it up. You know, tough transition, but I’m starting to feel better with it. David Justice: Yeah? Scott Hatteberg: Yeah. David Justice: [.].

Richard Wiseman on the “luck factor” in all human experience

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In his book, The Luck Factor, Richard Wiseman describes luck in terms of choice. In his research working with more than 400 individuals, he found several key attributes of those who describe themselves as “lucky”: 1. They harness the power of curiosity well. They are creative and curious, in some instances insatiably curious to increase […].

How to Be a Talent Magnet

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Liz Wiseman calls this approach, being “a talent magnet” in her book Multipliers. The players have limited impact and start to look more like A- or B+” -Lis Wiseman, Multipliers. Liz Wiseman’s research found 4 common practices among “talent magnets.”

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Liz Wiseman on Good and Bad “Multipliers” in the Workplace Environment

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In Multipliers, written with Greg McKeown, Liz Wiseman juxtaposes two quite different types of persons whom she characterizes as the “Multiplier” and the “Diminisher.” Although she refers to them as leaders, suggesting they have supervisory responsibilities, they could also be direct reports at the management level or workers at the “shop floor” level. Multipliers “extract [.].

10 Signs That Indicate You Are Ready For A New Challenge

Eric Jacobson

Liz Wiseman 's latest book is Rookie Smarts. Something magical happens when a skilled veteran successfully re-learns his rookie smarts and is still able to retain his veteran acumen," explains Wiseman. It's all about living and working perpetually on a learning curve.

Rookie Smarts: Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work

Kevin Eikenberry

By Liz Wiseman This new book arrived on my desk a few weeks ago, sent in hopes I would review it. Aware of the author, I was confident this would be a good book, and yet the stack of books on my desk was taller-than normal. After looking at it for a few days, I […].

Hold that Question: The Art of Big Questions, Held Long

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Help People to Grow listening Questions Big Questions Liz Wiseman Multipliers questions“The number one difference between a Nobel prize winner and others is not their IQ or work ethic, but that they sit with the questions longer.” ” -Peter Drucker I’ve been thinking a lot about the value of big questions. As leaders, our days can become so full of questions which we feel immediate pressure to [.]

Books the “Freaks” are Reading

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Truman Books Leadership Leadership Development Liz Wiseman Whale Hunting Randy Gage Multipliers Richard Dufour Sheryl Sandberg Stewardship Tom Rath Boundaries “Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.” ” Harry S.

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5 Summer Books That Will Make You A Better Leader

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Multipliers – How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter” by Liz Wiseman with Greg McKeown Have you ever worked for a boss who made you feel like you did your best work? That’s the question Liz Wiseman and Greg McKeown answer in this book.

First Look: Leadership Books for October 2014

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Rookie Smarts : Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work by Liz Wiseman. Here''s a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in October. The Innovators : How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution by Walter Isaacson. MOXIE : The Secret to Bold and Gutsy Leadership by John Baldoni. The Moment You Can''t Ignore : When Big Trouble Leads to a Great Future by Malachi O''Connor and Barry Dornfeld.

Leadership Biz Cafe Podcast #18 – Braden Kelley On How Leaders Can Successfully Drive Change

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Using pay to manage risk

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Robert Wiseman, a professor of management at Michigan State University, believes that instead of issuing stock and stock options in predetermined quantities, boards of directors should vary a CEO’s equity-based compensation through a plan that fosters the amount of risk-taking the firm desires. “I I would argue that the CEO incentive structure encouraged the excessive risk-taking that played a strong role in the recession,” Wiseman says. “So

Essentialism: A book review by Bob Morris

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Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less Greg McKeown Crown Business/Imprint of Crown Publishing Group “Make everything as simple as possible but not simpler.” ” Albert Einstein As I began to read this book for the first time, I was again reminded of the Einstein observation as well as Greg McKeown’s previous book, Multipliers: How the Best […].

One Step Forward – and Still Stuck in the Mud

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Karl's blog entries caucasian Charles Scharf Chase Dave Donatelli diversity Eric Wiseman executive talent first friday book synopsis Hewlett-Packard HP J.P. At the First Friday Book Synopsis, we have covered many books which have included a reference to “wisdom over knowledge.&# And, there is a strong correlation between wisdom and age. Maybe not!

Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 1/7/13)

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Womack Joey Reiman: Part 2 of an interview John Hagel III John Seely Brown Josh Linkner Kris Routch Lang Davison LEADERSHIP: A Master Class Likeable Social Media Liz Wiseman Marty Neumeier Maryelser Kinmore Merrick Rosenberg multipliers Sylvia Ann Hewett Taking Flight! BOOK REVIEWS Likeable Social Media: How to Delight Your Customers, Create an Irresistible Brand, and Be Generally Amazing Dave Kerpen Taking Flight!

Vote for Multiplier of the Year 2013

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Posted in Meet LeadChange [link] One of our members and Instigator, Karin Hurt (@letsgrowleaders) has been selected as one of 5 Multipliers of the Year by The Wiseman Group.

15 Inspiring Leadership Quotes

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When you lack resources, you are most resourceful.” – Liz Wiseman. L et’s be honest. We can get discouraged as a leader. The roles we play in our organizations can sap the energy from us. Eventually, we’re burnt out and no longer wanting to lead. Been there? Done that?

Little Bets: A book review by Bob Morris

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Little Bets: How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries Peter Sims Free Press/Simon & Schuster (23011) How to generate “ingenious ideas…through a rigorous experimental discovery process” Having read and reviewed True North, a book Peter Sims co-authored with Bill George, I was curious to know what he has to say about “how breakthrough ideas emerge [.].

Got Vertigo? Get Vulnerable

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Max Brown, I’m delighted to welcome best-selling author, leadership researcher, and former Oracle executive Liz Wiseman. Liz Wiseman is a researcher, executive advisor, and speaker who teaches leaders around the world.

Leadership Biz Cafe Podcast #14 – Matthew E. May On How To Encourage Creativity & Innovation

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In today’s increasingly competitive, global market, it’s understandable why so many leaders are trying to figure out how to foster innovation in their organizations.

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Compassion – A Cornerstone In Today’s Leadership

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In this month-long celebration of my first book “ Leadership Vertigo ”, I’ve had the distinct pleasure of having some of the top leadership experts – Doug Conant, Liz Wiseman, Jim Kouzes, and Barry Posner – share their insights about three of the four leadership principles discussed in my book.

Rookie Entrepreneurship

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In her fascinating new book, " Rookie Smarts " Liz Wiseman shows how being new, naive and even clueless can be an asset. We tend to assume that newbies are bumbling, clueless clods, more likely to get in the way and slow things down," writes Wiseman. "But, Source: Liz Wiseman: Rookie Smarts: Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work. When is not knowing more valuable than knowing? . Why are you often at your best when you are doing something for the first time?

Are you a Diminisher or a Multiplier?

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Liz Wiseman has co-authored two especially important books: Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter with Greg Mckeown, and, The Multiplier Effect: Tapping the Genius Inside Our Schools with Lois Allen and Elise Foster. In both, she discusses two quite different leaders. Diminishers are absorbed in their own intelligence, stifle others, and deplete the […]. Bob''s blog entries Are you a Diminisher or a Multiplier?

Win Signed Books from Liz Wiseman and Me

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Liz Wiseman is amazing. I’ve been an admirer and friend of Liz’s for several years. I’m also an admirer of the idea that keeping a beginner mindset can heighten your creative and leadership ability. Thus, I am crazy excited for her new book Rookie Smarts: Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work. It’s a deep dive in the concepts I touched on in the Expert Myth in The Myths of Creativity. Because they go so well together, I’m giving them away together.

The Power Of Veterans And Rookies

Eric Jacobson

In her new book, Rookie Smarts , author Liz Wiseman explains the benefits of having both veteran employees and new employees (rookies) on a team. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Liz Wiseman Rookie Smarts Rookies Veterans

Why Veterans And Rookies Make For A Powerful Team

Eric Jacobson

In her new book, Rookie Smarts , author Liz Wiseman explains the benefits of having both veteran employees and new employees (rookies) on a team. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Liz Wiseman Rookie Smarts Team Building Teamwork

Why Learning Beats Knowing

Eric Jacobson

Liz Wiseman ''s book, Rookie Smarts , is all about living and working perpetually on a learning curve. Something magical happens when a skilled veteran successfully re-learns his rookie smarts and is still able to retain his veteran acumen," explains Wiseman.

Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 9/30/13)

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The Best Leadership Books of 2014

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Rookie Smarts : Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work by Liz Wiseman Experience has its upside but its downside may hold us back more than we think. Wiseman says, “We do our best work when we are new to something, striving up that steep ascent.” A S LEADERS we must learn and grow. We must be creative and innovative in our organizations but perhaps more importantly, in working on ourselves. The context we lead in requires nothing short of radical personal development.

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The Multiplier Effect: A book review by Bob Morris

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The Multiplier Effect: Tapping the Genius Inside Our Schools Liz Wiseman, Lois Allen, and Elise Porter Corwin/A Sage Company (2013) How and why a Multiplier environment — with efficient systems — can unlock human potential In Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter, written with Greg McKeown, Liz Wiseman juxtaposes two quite different types […].