Disrupt Yourself, with a New Introduction (Hardcover)

Master Relentless Change and Speed Up Your Learning Curve

By Whitney Johnson

Harvard Business Review Press, 9781633698789, 180pp.

Publication Date: November 12, 2019

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (10/31/2015)
Hardcover, Chinese (8/1/2018)
Hardcover (12/19/2016)

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Description

High-growth organizations need high-growth individuals

Startups, growth-stage companies, and private equity-backed companies all have one thing in common: They need high-growth individuals to execute high-growth plans. As a leader trying to achieve ambitious organizational goals, you need people who can do more than just keep up; you need people who can set the pace. You need high-growth individuals.

Disrupt Yourself helps high-growth individuals--and those trying to attain this status--learn the tools and frameworks necessary to make changes that matter. This book helps you understand how these frameworks of disruptive innovation can apply to your particular path, whether you are:

  • A self-starter ready to make a disruptive pivot in your business
  • A high-potential individual charting your career trajectory
  • A manager looking to instill innovative thinking within your team
  • A leader facing industry changes that make for an uncertain future

Whitney Johnson used the theory of disruptive innovation to invest in publicly traded stocks and early-stage private companies, and now she applies the framework to the personal and professional growth of individuals. We are living in an era of accelerating disruption, and no one is immune. Johnson makes the compelling case that managing the S-curve waves of learning and mastery is a requisite skill for the future. If you want to be successful in unexpected ways and achieve your wildest goals, follow your own disruptive path. Dare to innovate. Do something astonishing. Disrupt yourself.



About the Author

Whitney Johnson, named one of the world's fifty most influential management thinkers by Thinkers50, is CEO and founder of WLJ Advisors. Leveraging her proprietary S-Curve of Learning and Personal Disruption frameworks, along with WLJ Advisors' expertise in coaching, teaching, and consulting, she helps high-growth companies of all sizes create innovative work ecosystems in which individuals are encouraged to learn, experiment, and change. Johnson is the author of the award-winning book Build an A-Team and host of the weekly Disrupt Yourself podcast. She is cofounder of the Disruptive Innovation Fund with Clayton Christensen, and she is a former award-winning Wall Street stock analyst and coach for Harvard Business School's Executive Education programs.For more information, visit whitneyjohnson.com.