Little bets : how breakthrough ideas emerge from small discoveries / Peter Sims.
Author: Sims, Peter (Peter E.).
Edition: 1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2011.
ISBN: 9781439170427 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1439170428 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781439170434 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1439170436 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Description: vii, 213 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subject: Success in business.
Creative ability. fast (OCoLC)fst00882417
Success in business. fast (OCoLC)fst01137062
Contents: Big bets versus little bets -- The growth mind-set -- Failing quickly to learn fast -- The genius of play -- Problems are the new solutions -- Questions are the new answers -- Learning a little from a lot -- Learning a lot from a little -- Small wins -- Conclusion.
Summary: In "Little Bets", leading business consultant Peter Sims turns problems on their heads and outlines a counter-intuitive path to perfection using negativity to positive effect.