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We are operating in a world defined by constant connection, rapid change, and abundant choices. News that once took months, even years, to spread now reaches across the globe in seconds. Advances in medicine and science are pushing boundaries with gene therapy and stem cell transplants. And decisions about where and how to work and live are nearly endless.

As new knowledge - and the possibilities that arise from that knowledge - propels us forward, leadership readiness expert and renowned author Erika Andersen suggests that success in today's world requires the ability to acquire new knowledge and skills quickly and continuously - in spite of our mixed feelings about being a novice.

In her newest book, Be Bad First, Erika explores how we can become masters of mastery, proficient in the kind of high-payoff learning that's needed today. She encourages listeners to embrace being bad on the way to being great - to be novices over and over again as we seek to learn and acquire the new skills that will allow us to thrive in this fast-changing world.

©2016 Erika Andersen (P)2016 Gildan Media, LLC

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  • Von
  • 24-12-2016

Learn how to listen and learn better

Excellent narrator, clear and precise.Book was good although some points repeated too often. Overall I would recommend

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  • Anonymous User
  • 19-08-2018

Very practical

I always have a limitation belief that each people have a talent and that in this challenging world, never try to fight in the area of your weakness. After years of stagnation, I feel that something in me went wrong. I believe that I should change. This book really show you how to do it and become the master learner, adapting quickly to what is needed. I used to be only a sales executive in my company, handling my customer problem and give solution to them. Nowadays, I have made a website for my company, learning to use SEO to breakthrough new ground of sales. Next, I am learning to create apps on my own. I am sure that if I find and problem on the way, I would refer back to this book. Wish that I will got a chance to meet Erika Andersen in the future. Thanks a lot for this great books!!