Summary of Rebels at Work

A Handbook for Leading Change from Within

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“Good rebels” are employees who mend things that could threaten the future of their companies.

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Do you ever think about the validity of the premises that underlie an issue? Do you wonder whether you need to view a problem from another angle? If you do, you’re probably acting and thinking like a rebel. As a “good rebel,” you step forward to tackle issues that threaten the future of your company. You face a challenging path and must learn to do things strategically in a way that helps you achieve your goals. Workplace strategists Lois Kelly and Carmen Medina offer a well-crafted manual for productive contrarians. getAbstract recommends their advice to rebels and to managers who want to know how to work with such thoughtful, passionate colleagues.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What traits mark a “good rebel,”
  • What strategies will help you succeed as a good rebel
  • What tactics good rebels embrace
 

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“Good rebels” want to mend issues that threaten the future of their companies. They don’t seek personal aggrandizement. Instead, they want to encourage strategies that help everyone from their colleagues to their customers. Even though most people view the term “...
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About the Authors

Lois Kelly works with companies to sell products and reach customers in innovative ways. Retired 31-year CIA employee Carmen Medina speaks and writes about new global directions in a range of areas, including the nature of work.


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    George Rollo 2 weeks ago
    I would agree with this books summary, I know I am rebel however this book has just reinforced that I am channeling that rebelliousness is the right way
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    Tomas Lara 4 months ago
    Facts speak for themselves - good summary.

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