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    • Brilliant Mistakes

    • Finding Success on the Far Side of Failure
    • By: Paul J. H. Schoemaker
    • Narrated by: Dave Courvoisier
    • Length: 5 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    If you have ever flown in an airplane, used electricity from a nuclear power plant, or taken an antibiotic, you have benefited from a brilliant mistake. Each of these life-changing innovations was the result of many missteps and an occasional brilliant insight that turned a mistake into a surprising portal of discovery. In Brilliant Mistakes, Paul Schoemaker, founder and chairman of Decision Strategies International, shares critical insights on the surprising benefits of making well-chosen mistakes.

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Wisdom of Deliberate Mistakes (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Paul J.H. Schoemaker, Robert E. Gunther, Harvard Business Review
    • Narrated by: Harvard Business Review
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Usually, individuals and organizations go to great lengths to avoid errors. Companies are designed for optimum performance rather than for learning, and mistakes are seen as defects. But as an example from Bell System shows, making mistakes - correctly - is a powerful way to accelerate learning and increase competitiveness.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Harvard Business Review, June 2006

    • By: Paul Hemp, Paul J.H. Schoemaker, Robert Gunthier, and others
    • Narrated by: Harvard Business Review
    • Length: 1 hr and 21 mins
    • Highlights
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    This month's issue includes three complete articles: ""The Wisdom of Deliberate Mistakes," "Avatar Based Marketing," and "Profiting from the Long Tail." Plus, you'll hear OnPoint summaries of three articles: "Eager Sellers and Stony Buyers: Understanding the Psychology of New Product Adoption," "Leadership Run Amok: The Destructive Potential of Overachievers," and "Off Sites That Work." Finally, there are Executive Summaries of the three remaining articles.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Winning the Long Game

    • How Strategic Leaders Shape the Future
    • By: Steve Krupp, Paul J. H. Schoemaker
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Are you winning the battle but losing the war? Every leader has to deliver the goods - make budget, meet deadlines, and deftly manage people - to provide the inspirational fuel that keeps their business running day-in and day-out. But therein lies the danger of winning today's battle and losing the war - that is the long game of creating sustainable value in a volatile, uncertain world that is becoming ever-more complex and ambiguous.

    Regular price: $20.99