a time of constant change, success depends on seeing the world through rookie
eyes, and in this essential guide, the bestselling author of Multipliers
explains why we are often at our best when we are doing something for the first
time—and how to reclaim and cultivate this curious, flexible, youthful mind-set
called Rookie Smarts.
a rapidly changing world, experience can be a curse. Being new, naïve, and even
clueless can be an asset. 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.
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 frontiersmen. Most importantly, she identifies a
breed of leaders she refers to as “perpetual rookies.” Despite years of
experience, they retain their rookie smarts, thinking and operating with the
mind-sets and practices of these high-performing rookies.
Rookie Smarts addresses the questions
every experienced professional faces: Will my knowledge and skills become
obsolete and irrelevant? Will a young, inexperienced newcomer upend my company
or me? How can I keep up? The answer is to stay fresh, keep learning, and know
when to think like a rookie.
Rookie Smarts isn’t just for
professionals seeking personal renewal; it is an indispensable resource for all
leaders who must ensure their workforces remains vital and competitive. Download and start listening now!