Practically Radical: Not-So-Crazy Ways to Transform Your Company, Shake Up Your Industry, and Challenge Yourself
Practically Radical is a manifesto for change and a manual for making it happen—in an era when change is the name of the game.
Businesspeople everywhere are engaging in a dramatic "rethink" of how they lead, work, and get results. In an age of fierce competition and stubborn recession, the status quo just doesn't cut it. But how do you break new ground when there is so...more
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I find myself wanting to use some of the ideas from the book, but I read a lot of similar books and this one does not stand out. Yet I enjoyed it and learned a few key lessons that I'll take away as I work to transform my world. I wanted to give it 4 stars, but I'm not sure I'll recommend it to another person unless they were challenged in very specific ways, which the book a ...more
That said, this book is a treasure chest of interesting ideas and case studies. These little tidbits have a lot of insight in them and make the book quite worthwhile.
It seems like the book could have been truly special with either a strong thesis or an observer viewpoint.
The concept is not new but the framing of it, in these times, is noteworthy and a good refresher. It has been a real thought starter for me.
It's interesting because this book is kind of making the case for what we call user experience design: looking at what matters to the people who use your service/product, and finding ways to improve that experience.