Friday, May 22, 2015

Jul'15: Rookie Smarts: Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work (AMA)

Jul 8, 2015  /  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Eastern

How Being New, Naïve, and Even Clueless Can Be an Asset

In a rapidly changing world, experience can be a curse. Rookies are unencumbered, with no baggage to weigh them down, no resources to burden them, and no track record to limit their thinking or aspirations.

For today’s knowledge workers, constant learning is more valuable than mastery. Leadership expert Liz Wiseman argues that the most successful rookies are hunter-gatherers — alert and seeking, cautious but quick like firewalkers, and hungry and relentless like pioneers.