Be Bad First: Get Good at Things Fast to Stay Ready for the Future
- 6h 7m 29s
- Erika Andersen
- Gildan Media
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.
In this Audiobook
CHAPTER 1 The New Need to Learn—and Our Mixed Response
CHAPTER 2 The Drive to Mastery: We Want to Get Good
CHAPTER 3 Craking the Code: Michelangelo and ANEW
CHAPTER 4 Aspiration: Ya Gotta Wanna
CHAPTER 5 Neutral Self-Awareness: The American Idol Syndrome
CHAPTER 6 Endless Curiosity: Not Just Kid Stuff
CHAPTER 7 Willingness to Be Bad First: The Trap of Competence
CHAPTER 8 Slaying Your Personal Dragons: On the Road to Mastery
CHAPTER 9 Do It Now: Making ANEW Your Own