Strategy of the Dolphin: Scoring a Win in a Chaotic World
You Don't Have To Be A Shark To Be A Success In Business
Although you don't think of yourself as a shark in business, you are smart, ambitious, and want to succeed. With the challenge of the Information Age looming large on the horizon, your adaptability to change, your search for the elegant solution to every kind of problem, your desire to work with the system and with others toward a common end, defines and shapes your perspective. You don't need the killer instinct. Your talents, your coping skills, your intelligence will help you succeed in the changing world of tomorrow.
Your dolphin personality -- flexible, responsive, accepting -- represents precisely the attitude that successful managers must adopt. In Strategy of the Dolphin, the authors, innovative business experts, demonstrate that everyone will need to be a dolphin to survive the changes the future will bring. They speak directly to your needs, to your management style, reminding you that your way is perfect for your temperament and goals.
Strategy of the Dolphin will enable you to develop your creativity, break through obsolete thinking, and act upon your own compelling visions. Of course dolphins like to win, but they know that others don't have to lose at their expense.
A vital book that will take you into tomorrow today, Strategy of the Dolphin is a stimulating blueprint for success that resourceful and self-aware people can use in their continuing search for excellence.
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Specialization has bred feelings of isolation, futility, and confusion in individuals.
It has also resulted in the individual's leaving responsibility for thinking and social
action to others. Specialization breeds biases that ultimately aggregate as
international and ideological discord, which, in turn, leads to War.
BUCKMINSTER FULLER, than its skill at shark combat, we have chosen the
dolphin to symbolize our thoughts on coping and choice-making in rapid- change
times because of the ...
Elegant solutions escape us in too many instances of negotiating because, in
reality, given our deeply inbred feelings about the supposed value of competition
and about winning and losing in our organizational cultures, neither party ever
gets its needs fully met. And the popular "win/win" concept that has emerged out
of the humanistic psychology movement is also too frequently a chimera — a
trade-off kind of enterprise calculated more to produce good feelings than
Travelers frequently return to fly the same airline after bad experiences. And only
in the most extreme cases have carriers actually lost business in reaction to
service foul-ups. the wall In their trancelike avoidance of the possibility of
abundance, carps often actually see themselves as residing elsewhere on the
Drama Triangle. It is easy for carps to think they are "born to rescue." At the
rescuer's corner, carps hang out a sign that says, in effect, "We fix feelings, do
others' thinking, and ...
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Animal imagery in business books is in vogue, e.g., in Harvey Mackay's Swim with the Sharks ( LJ 4/15/88), Albert J. Bernstein and Sydney Craft Rozen's Dinosaur Brains ( LJ 4/1/89), and now in ... Read full review
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