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Analyst Whitney Johnson applies Clayton Christensen’s concept of “disruptive innovation” to individual careers. She uses this idea to offer metaphorical lenses that allow you to see your career with new eyes. She provides useful advice on how to innovate and take responsibility for redefining your professional path. Johnson’s advice will help you innovate and take responsibility for defining your professional path. However, deliberately disrupting yourself could reshape your career, so your path may look quite different if you undertake her approach. getAbstract recommends her guidebook to readers interested in disruption, innovation and creativity, and to those seeking meaning in their work and new perspectives on their careers.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What personal disruption means,
  • How and why to disrupt your career, and
  • What career and personal benefits disruption can bring.
 

About the Author

Institutional Investor-ranked analyst Whitney Johnson co-founded Rose Park Advisors and wrote Dare, Dream, Do: Remarkable Things Happen When You Dare to Dream.

 

Summary

Making Disruption Personal
Clayton Christensen, author of The Innovator’s Dilemma, popularized the idea of “disruptive innovation.” In this paradigm, companies enter a market by selling a product much cheaper than the firms that currently dominate that market and thus turn it ...

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    Loretta Spurling 2 months ago
    Another reminder that growth is possible from failure if viewed through the right lens. I operate from a sense of discovery but need to not get overly distracted from the task at hand.
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    Pavel Curda 1 year ago
    Done

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