You may know her as the best-selling author of Multipliers. She’s also written a book that’s become one of CFO Bookshelf’s favorites on the mindset of an A-player. The title is Rookie Smarts, a book I believe is underrated. Liz joined our show to discuss the difference between rookies and veterans in the workplace.
Below are the numerous topics we discussed with Liz on the show:
- The origin of Rookie Smarts started at Oracle when it was a very young company.
- Two mindsets – veterans and rookies.
- Is drive and grit needed for Rookie Smarts?
- A new term we learned – relentless curiosity.
- Liz describes the rubber band exercise and the two people on each end – the leader and the rookie.
- “We love the conquering of the uncomfortable.”
- Do we need to be in rookie mode at all times?
- Coaching advice for Oprah, Jerry Seinfeld, and J.K. Rowling.
- Is there another book inside Liz? We find out.
- Liz’s firm, The Wiseman Group. Don’t forget to look at the quizzes, especially the one on Rookie Smarts. To learn more about her firm’s services, check out their contact page.
During the show, Liz mentioned the rubber band exercise which she demonstrates in this TEDx Talk.
While Rookie Smarts was published in 2014, the content is still relevant today and will be for years to come –
As mentioned earlier, many of you may already know about Liz’s first book, Multipliers. The book is an NYT and WSJ Bestseller, and in hindsight, serves as a perfect prequel for Rookie Smarts –
Title Photo by Bret Simmons per the following license.
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