Books

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Smart Growth

How to Grow Your People to Grow Your Company

In this compact, complete guide, Whitney Johnson dives more deeply than ever into what growth looks like for you and your team. 

“If I were a CEO, I’d want every one of my leaders to read this human, engaging, and realistic book about building high-performance, high-growth teams.” 

Rita McGrath, Professor, Columbia Business School; bestselling author, Seeing Around Corners

Disrupt Yourself

Master Relentless Change and Speed Up Your Learning Curve

In this book, Whitney Johnson will help you understand how the frameworks of disruption innovation apply to individuals because companies don’t disrupt, people do. 

Disrupt Yourself reads like a handbook for innovation: it shows the incredible value of recognizing what you are good at and finding unexpected ways to apply those strengths to the marketplace. The dramatic ‘jumps’ that Johnson encourages us to take truly form the basis of creativity and success.” 

Steve Wozniak, Co-Founder, Apply, Inc.

Build an A Team

Play to Their Strengths and Lead Them Up the Learning Curve

In this book, you’ll learn how to apply the S Curve and Personal Disruption frameworks to build a high-performing team.

“Management, when practiced well, is a noble profession. Build an A Team is an important book for managers who want to help their team members learn, grow and realize their potential.” 

Clay M. Christensen, Former Kim B. Clark Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business school; New York Times-Bestselling Author, The Innovator’s Dilemma

Dare, Dream, Do

Remarkable Things Happen When You Dare to Dream

In this inspiring book, Whitney Johnson directs her attention to teaching women, in particular, a three-step model for personal advancement and happiness.

“Whitney Johnson has written a book that is hopeful, honest, and beautifully written. Her wisdom combined with the amazing stories make dreaming accessible and practical without diminishing its power or magic.”

Brené Brown, PH.D., LMSW and Author of Daring Greatly

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