Jenny (Reading Envy)'s Reviews > The End of Average: How to Succeed in a World That Values Sameness
The End of Average: How to Succeed in a World That Values Sameness
I read this for a faculty discussion group at work. I find I agree more with Rose's observations on what isn't working than on his proposed solutions, but it has generated some interesting directions of thinking. I enjoyed ruminating on my jaggedness (too many books, not enough kissing) from the average and thinking about the Gallup StrengthsFinder in the scope of this book. He's not a huge fan of tests like Myers Briggs but then talks about strengths-based job design and degree programs. I'm still thinking about where the line is between personality (which he sees as situational) and strengths (wouldn't these also be situational?)... but we have one discussion to go.
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