Tipping Sacred Cows: Kick the Bad Work Habits That Masquerade as Virtues

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Tipping Sacred Cows: Kick the Bad Work Habits That Masquerade as Virtues

Format:  Hardcover,

215 pages

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc

Publish Date: Mar 2013

ISBN-13: 9781118345917

ISBN-10: 1118345916

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Strategies for overcoming the "sacred cows" that hold people back at work

We all know the "sacred cows" at work?the conventional wisdom to try your best, work well with others, and produce excellent work. But these cherished nuggets of advice, in practice, have a dark side that can lead to career-limiting unintended consequences. Based on Jake Breeden's experience coaching thousands of leaders in 27 countries, and the latest scientific research in behavioral economics, neuroscience, and psychology, "Tipping Sacred Cows" reveals how to overcome the dangerous behaviors that masquerade as virtues at work, and how to lead with fewer self-imposed limitations and greater results.Identifies the seven most common sacred cows at work, including balance that turns bland, creativity that conceals narcissism, and passion that becomes obsessionOffers simple steps for recognizing and overcoming the potentially career-limiting effects of each of the most common sacred cowsWritten by Jake Breeden, a faculty member at Duke University's Corporate Education program, rated by "Businessweek" and "The Financial Times" as #1 in the world

"Tipping Sacred Cows" shines a light on the hidden traps that lie between good intentions and great results, clearing a path so leaders can finally realize their full potential at work.

Take this quick 21-question survey to find out which of the seven sacred cows are standing in your way at work.

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: Mar 2013
ISBN-13: 9781118345917
ISBN-10: 1118345916
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 215
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.89
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 6.34 x 0.83 x 9.34

Chapter outline

Meet Your Sacred Cowsp. 1
Blend Bold Balancep. 25
Automatic Accountable Collaborationp. 49
Narcissistic Useful Creativityp. 69
Process Outcome Excellencep. 95
Outcome Process Fairnessp. 119
Obsessive Harmonious Passionp. 141
Backstage Onstage Preparationp. 167
Extinguish Your Backfiresp. 187
Notesp. 193
Acknowledgmentsp. 203
About the Authorp. 205
Indexp. 207

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Strategies for overcoming the "sacred cows" that hold people back at work

We all know the "sacred cows" at work? the conventional wisdom to try your best, work well with others, and produce excellent work. But these cherished nuggets of advice, in practice, have a dark side that can lead to career-limiting unintended consequences. Based on Jake Breeden's experience coaching thousands of leaders in 27 countries, and the latest scientific research in behavioral economics, neuroscience, and psychology, Tipping Sacred Cows reveals how to overcome the dangerous behaviors that masquerade as virtues at work, and how to lead with fewer self-imposed limitations and greater results.

  • Identifies the seven most common sacred cows at work, including balance that turns bland, creativity that conceals narcissism, and passion that becomes obsession
  • Offers simple steps for recognizing and overcoming the potentially career-limiting effects of each of the most common sacred cows
  • Written by Jake Breeden, a faculty member at Duke University's Corporate Education program, rated by Businessweek and The Financial Times as #1 in the world

Tipping Sacred Cows shines a light on the hidden traps that lie between good intentions and great results, clearing a path so leaders can finally realize their full potential at work.

Take this quick 21-question survey to find out which of the seven sacred cows are standing in your way at work.

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