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Sunnie Giles – The New Science of Radical Innovation: The Six Competencies Leaders Need to Win in a Complex World

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Discover a groundbreaking, science-based approach to leadership that catalyzes radical innovation for dramatic—and permanent—results.

Today’s business environment is undergoing a revolutionary transformation, defined by extraordinary levels of VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity). But most traditional companies are still built for the old-world economy when the new mandate from VUCA requires a fresh leadership approach.

Dr. Sunnie Giles is a new generation expert on radical innovation who takes the mystery out of what radical innovation is and transforms organizations into ones fit to deliver radical innovation. Her in-depth research reveals that applying concepts from neuroscience, complex systems approach, and quantum mechanics can help leaders catalyze radical innovation rapidly. Giles’s breakthrough leadership development program, called Quantum Leadership, is the key to survival in the today’s VUCA market, with huge consequences for organizations’ bottom lines.

The New Science of Radical Innovation provides profound insights and actionable tools to help you accelerate the speed of execution, balance between team cohesion and self-organization, and tap into the power of collective wisdom. Inside, discover how to develop the six leadership competencies you need to catalyze radical innovation in your organization:

Self Management

Providing Safety

Creating Differentiation

Strengthening Connection

Facilitating Learning

Stimulating Radical Innovation

This book will help you redefine how value is created in your industry.

Editorial Reviews


“If you are serious about innovation in your organization, this book is a must read. Sunnie Giles sets a new standard for understanding innovation and provides profound insights on how innovation happens and what you can do to harness that potential.”

—Jonathan Rosenberg, coauthor of New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller How Google Works and former SVP of Products at Google

“Complexity is scary. So is radical innovation. But Sunnie Giles is here to tame those twin beasts. Surveying the topic from neuroscience to artificial intelligence, she extracts profound insights and an actionable set of skills she calls Quantum Leadership. Using these skills, any leader can push his/her organization to new heights of innovation and advantage.”

—Daniel Pink, #1 New York Times bestselling author of  Drive and To Sell is Human

“This book provides a clear theoretical framework to understand the seemingly idiosyncratic business practices of successful Silicon Valley high tech companies and actual practices companies must master to win in this new world. The New Science of Radical Innovation should be a bible for every leader aspiring for innovation.”

—Marshall Goldsmith, World’s #1 Leadership Thinker, renowned business educator and coach, and author of 35 books

“Paranoid about disruptive innovators? Read this book and you can learn how to become one. Well researched and practical, this book is a must-read for any leader who wants to win in today’s unpredictable, complex world by producing radical innovation consistently. Whether you are a C-level executive seeking to build an innovative organization or a first line manager seeking to build an innovative team, this book will give you the insights, strategies, and behaviors to redefine the rules of the game.”

—Sean Covey, Wall Street Journal #1 bestselling coauthor of The 4 Disciplines of Execution

About the Author

Dr. Sunnie Giles is President of Quantum Leadership Group. She consults with Fortune 500 companies and new industry disruptors on leadership strategy and execute the strategy through her executive coaching programs. Dr. Sunnie received her MBA degree from the University of Chicago Booth school of Business and a PhD in systemic psychology (Marriage and Family Therapy) from Brigham Young University.

She is an advisor at the Stanford Business School Institute of Innovation in Developing Economies. Her recent research on global leadership for innovation has been published by Harvard Business Review and London School of Economics Review. She is a professional certified coach credentialed by International Coach Federation. She headed up the Marketing function as VP of Marketing at Experian and General Manager at Samsung, and as Program Director at IBM. She also consulted for Fortune 500 as a strategy manager for Accenture.

File Size: 7426 KB
Print Length: 258 pages
Publisher: BenBella Books (April 10, 2018)…


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