Author Q&A: Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work
New to the game? Well, you may already be winning. When it comes to achieving your highest potential and proving your value in the professional world, sometimes it’s more about what you don’t know than what you do know. In a market that operates by the practice of “out with the old and in with the new,” that rookie status we’ve always considered cringe-worthy is now one of our most valuable assets—when wielded wisely.
Internationally renowned leadership thinker and bestselling author Lisa Wiseman explores this norm-shattering theory in her new book Rookie Smarts: Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work. Through her innovative look at the surprisingly marketable skill of “not knowing,” Wiseman explores how newbies in the job market can work their inexperience advantageously, while encouraging seasoned professionals to prioritize questioning and learning over simply meeting qualifications