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The Anywhere Leader: How to Lead and Succeed in Any Business Environment by Mike Thompson

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BECOME INVENTIVE

If imagination draws on the right side of the brain, inventive thinking harnesses our left brain to take our imagination and put engineering behind it—what Disney calls “imagineering.”

There is so much talk of the need for adaptive leaders today. Why? Because these adaptive leaders can shift and adjust to the changing demands of today’s business landscape. But the Anywhere Leader goes further than just being adaptive. He is inventive, and his ability to invent—to create solutions that just didn’t previously exist—makes him more than adaptable. It makes him resourceful. Sure, Anywhere Leaders are adaptable, but they can also make things adaptable through their ability to invent. Because they leverage their resources to create ...

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