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Just start : take action, embrace uncertainty, create the future

Author: Leonard A Schlesinger; Charles F Kiefer; Paul B Brown
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Harvard Business Review Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Outlines a path to success based on creativity and problem solving despite the changing economic clmate and future uncertainty.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard A Schlesinger; Charles F Kiefer; Paul B Brown
ISBN: 9781422143612 1422143619
OCLC Number: 744289957
Description: xxiv, 196 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : Navigating uncertainty --
Part I. What to do when facing the unknown : What to do when you can't predict the future --
The overwhelming importance of desire --
Part II. What to do when you take action in the face of uncertainty : Act quickly with the means at hand --
Assess your acceptable loss --
Build on what your find --
Bring other people along --
Part III. How this works in the real world : View the future along a continuum: when to use prediction and when to use creaction --
Prepare for uncertainty: how to use creaction at work --
Using creaction with families and friends --
How creaction can make a better world --
Epilogue : Responses to some challenging comments and questions we receive.
Responsibility: Leonard A. Schlesinger, Charles F. Kiefer with Paul B. Brown.

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