Rebel Talent: Why it Pays to Break the Rules at Work and in Life

Author(s): Francesca Gino


'Great stories, great science, and great practical advice about how, when, and why to break the rules' Angela Duckworth, international bestselling author of GritAward-winning Harvard Business School professor and behavioural scientist Francesca Gino shows us why happiest and most successful among us are those who break the rules and how we can all do it more.The world's best chef.The pilot who landed his plane on a river.The magician who made history.The computer scientist who changed animated films forever.What do they all have in common?They are all rebels.Francesca Gino has been studying rebellion and conformity for more than fifteen years. She has discovered that when we mindlessly follow rules and norms rather than constructively rebelling against them, we become less happy and less successful in every area of our lives. While rebels may seem disruptive, they are ultimately good for business: their passion, drive, curiosity and creativity can raise organizations to a new level.When we break the rules, we fix our lives.


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A Harvard Business School professor's practical guide to unleashing your inner rebel - perfect for anyone who has ever sat despairing in a meeting room as everyone agrees to do the wrong thing.

Francesca Gino is the Tandon Family Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. She is the youngest woman to have achieved the rank of full professor at Harvard Business School.

Her research has been featured on CNN and in the Economist, the Financial Times, the New York Times, Newsweek, Scientific American, Psychology Today and the Wall Street Journal.

She has also won numerous teaching awards, including the HBS Faculty Award by Harvard Business School's MBA Class of 2015, and the 2015 Poets & Quants award as one of the forty most outstanding business-school professors under forty in the world.

General Fields

  • : 9781509860623
  • : Pan Macmillan
  • : Macmillan
  • : May 2018
  • : 234mm X 153mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : May 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Francesca Gino
  • : Paperback
  • : 518
  • : English
  • : 650.1
  • : 304