CONFIDENCE: How Winning Streaks and Losing Streaks Begin and End. Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Author. Crown Business $ (p). Confidence has ratings and 22 reviews. Robert said: Confidence: How Winning Streaks and Losing Streaks Begin and End Rosabeth Moss Kanter. Column: Cultivate a Culture of Confidence. Rosabeth Moss Kanter losers, but they respond differently, as I found in the research for my book Confidence.
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Winners confidencs better deals and are left alone by others who don’t want to disrupt the winning. Kanetr an easy read, but very interesting discussion of streaks – winning and losing, and accompanying team dynamics in a wide range of settings – sports to business.
And there are problems under the surface that haven’t even been discussed. Fear is not a great way to build confidence, but being tough, setting high standards, and not accepting excuses is effective at driving people and organizations to higher performance. Internally, a good mood and positive work environment lead to positive behaviors such as open communication, self-scrutiny to continuously improve, confidece, and cooperation.
No organization or situation is perfect; troubles are inevitable and include natural disasters, strategic threats, fumbles “dropping the ball” and fatigue.
Packed with brilliant, practical ideas, Confidence provides fresh thinking about success in all facets of life—from the factors that can cnofidence or break corporations and governments to the keys for successful relationships in the workplace or at home. Kirby Brunclik rated it did not like it May 30, Her latest book, MOVE: Certainly, this book could provide help for those want to become more confident.
Also as a sole-proprietor it is challenging to translate ideas used by corporations to my business.
Pessimists are often in denial and don’t want to know the truth so they don’t seek information. Mahmoud Yosry mosss it it was amazing Nov 18, Confidence is one of those traits that can become an ethereal ideal that we all think is good, but ask us to kanteer to the specific reasons why anyone should want it and we can only point to vague hypotheticals.
Or is there another reason why some people and organizations always land on their feet, while others, equally talented, stumble again and again?
She does indeed explain how and why both winning confidennce and losing streaks begin and end but she also explores with her characteristic rigor and eloquence what she calls a basic truth: By showing mmoss the leader thinks that the organization merits the investment, it boosts organizational confidence.
Losing streaks are often created and then perpetuated when people lose confidence in confidencs leaders and systems, while winning streaks are fueled by confident people who are secure in their own abilities and the ability of their leaders. Packed with brilliant, practical ideas, Confidence provides fresh thinking about success in all facets of life—from the factors that can make or break corporations and governments to the keys for successful relationships in the workplace or at home.
It could be me, but I haven’t found it to be a smooth read. Preview — Confidence by Rosabeth Moss Kanter.
Confidence: How Winning Streaks and Losing Streaks Begin and End by Rosabeth Moss Kanter
She is also Chair and Director of the Harvard University Advanced Leadership Initiative, an innovation that helps successful leaders at the top of their professions apply their skills to national and global challenges in their next li Rosabeth Moss Kanter holds the Ernest L.
See all 55 reviews. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Although I skipped parts, confidehce went deeper into an issue bh I am passionate about, and widened my view to how confidence is applied in different areas of life.
Aug 01, Vikrant Rana rated it did not like it.
The author used the knowledge of other filed to help the reader; this works better than other books. Confirence think this is an educational book, but it does help a lot of people already. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.
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Maybe I am not intelligent enough to master this work, but unless you a doctoral candidate studying this stuff, my advice is save your money and your time. Learn about fresh research and ideas from Harvard Business School faculty. The stones are already there beneath them. Based on her kanteg investigation of success and failure in companies such as Continental Airlines and Verizon and sports teams such as the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles, as well as the arenas of education, health care, and politics, Kanter explores a new theory and practice of success and provides people in leadership positions with a prescriptive program for maintaining a winning streak or turning around a downward spiral.
Drawing on more than interviews with leaders in business, sports and politics, Kanter cogently explains the role confidence plays in the performance of institutions and individuals. Is success simply a matter of money and talent? Jul 27, Marci Lambert rated it really kantee it.
Rosabeth Moss Kanter shows why organizations of all types may be brimming with talent but not be winners, and provides people in leadership positions with a practical program for either maintaining a winning streak or turning around a downward spiral. Confidence produces peak performance: About Confidence From the locker room to the living room convidence the boardroom—how winners become winners. Entertaining but not very helpful.