We must think out of the box when the traditional approach doesn’t bring the desired results. Here are three books with anunconventional approach to business and success problems.
1. Think Like a Freak – Solving Business Problems Like a Freak
Think Like a Freak is written by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner. The book touches on politics, sports, economy, and business. We expect that the traditional way of doing business will work for us too. But, with the rise of technology the business world has changed. We need unconventional approaches to business resolutions.
This book offers an unconventional approach to success. It is full of interesting stories from the business world. It will make you ask the right questions and think differently. You will learn how to retrain your brain. Even if you don’t agree with nconventional ways of doing business, this book is still a captivating read.
2. The Compound Effect – Small Steps to Big Success
We often look for bold moves and profitable business investments. But, Darren Hardy doesn’t offer advice on how to reach success fast. He offers the unconventional idea that small habits make huge changes. There is no secret formula to success in this book. The author’s experience has taught him that success will come as a result of the compound effect. This means, through accumulations of lessons and experiences.
Besides this theory, Hardy offers tangible exercises, tools, and experiments. You can try these to achieve personal or business success. Hardy insists that great achievements are possible over time. Test the effectiveness of Hardy’s theory, and evaluate your habits.
3. Out of The Box Thinking for Successful Managers
William F. Roth is a corporate consultant and management professor. In his book, Out of The Box Thinking for Successful Managers, he examines business practices that have been used for decades. He states that we need unconventional approaches. Far too often, aditional management to success doesn’t bring the desired results.
Roth explains the holes and weaknesses in many widely accepted practices in the workplace. He suggests how to fix these falsely successful strategies. He also tells success stories of unconventional approaches to business.