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The Power of Paradox by Deborah Schroeder-Saulnier

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Introduction

Paradox is in the news. Often it is the news. It is in all of life; it impacts all of life. It knows no boundaries—geographically, socially, economically, politically, culturally, and organizationally. In this book, I’ll share with you how individuals, teams, and organizations can accomplish great things—increased profits to improved personal relationships—by managing paradoxes well.

To start, here is how media are featuring examples of paradox—that is, “and” thinking rather than “versus” thinking:

Image An MSN Autos article from August 2013, began with the following: “It’s counterintuitive: You can drop the hammer on your all-new 2014 ...

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