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 FRANCESCA GINO

“When we challenge ourselves to move beyond what we know and can do well, we rebel against the comfortable cocoon of the status quo, improving ourselves and positioning ...

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Rebel Talent

Rebel Talent

by Francesca Gino

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These five key ‘rebel traits’ represent paths to engagement:

  • Novelty: It allows us to fight the boredom that comes with routines and traditions.
  • Curiosit...

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Exploitation involves improving and refining existing products and processes. This typically happens through a focus on efficiency and execution.

In contrast, the foc...

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When we open ourselves to curiosity, we are more apt to reframe situations in a positive way. Curiosity makes us much more likely to view a tough problem at work as an interest...

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Counterfactual thinking means forgetting what you know and considering a situation from a fresh perspective. This way of thinking is also referred to as “the beginner's mindset” or...

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 ZEN BUDDHIST MONK SHUNRYU SUZUKI

 “If your mind is empty, it is always ready for anything, it is open to everything. In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s mind there a...

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Rebels know that to effectively leverage differences, their organizations should work beyond race and gender.

In the rebel mind, all differences matter, and diversity isn’t a quota sy...

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It means being able to be your ‘true self’ at work, and throwing this into the mix when tackling tough challenges or coming up with new ideas. This doesn’t mean that one’s ability to be authentic c...

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This is important in an environment for rebel talent to thrive in.

Members of psychologically safe teams aren’t afraid of admitting to errors and discussing these openly nor would you fe...

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To be able to question, challenge, and innovate, we need to constantly frame our work around learning goals.

These learning goals can cover us developing our competence, acqu...

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