If we just shook and rattled the old chains, nothing would move. One must add one's own link to the chain. The more original the link, the greater the step forward. --Frederic Chopin

Disrupt Yourself

Disrupt Yourself

Sep 4, 2011-- When Whitney Johnson decided to walk away from a stellar career on Wall Street, even close friends thought she might be making a mistake. But in Johnson's own words, "Notwithstanding the considerable career and financial risks involved, it was time to leave my comfortable perch and become an entrepreneur. Time to disrupt myself. We typically define disruption as a low-end product or service that eventually upends an industry. But I've found that the rules of disruption apply to the individual too." Six years into her transition she shares lessons gleaned from her journey, in this insightful Harvard Business Review post. (13712 reads)


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