What I Learned from Frogs in Texas: Saving Your Skin with Forward Thinking Innovation

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Oblio Press, 2004 - Organizational change - 121 pages
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"If they don't get off that road, there is going to be a big problem and it's going to be ugly!" With that quirky observation of a group of frogs in Texas , Jim Carroll captures the essence of the challenge faced by organizations today.We live in an era of unprecedented, relentless, rapid change. The emergence of China as a superpower; hyper-innovation and business market turmoil; constant career change and skills specialization; changing relationships and rapid scientific advance. Competition is changing over-night, and product lifecycles last for just a few months at best. Permanence has been torn asunder.We are in a time that demands a new agility and flexibility: leaders must have the skill and insight to prepare for a future that is rushing at them faster than ever before.Jim Carroll neatly and concisely examines these issues, and provides concrete guidance on how to turn these challenges into opportunity. You'll find guidance on: The major trends that will impact you in the years to come, and the challenges and opportunities that will present themselves How to move from a culture of aggressive indecision to one that is forward thinking and decisive How to instill an innovative culture within your organization Key leadership skills for the future A performance oriented focus in which people are encouraged to turn new challenges into opportunities, rather than viewing change as a threat to be feared
 

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Carroll is a Musician and grew up in New York City.

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