Brené with Jim Collins on Curiosity, Generosity, and the Hedgehog Brené with Jim Collins on Curiosity, Generosity, and the Hedgehog
December 14, 2020

Brené with Jim Collins
on Curiosity, Generosity, and the Hedgehog

This episode is a two-hour, deep-dive conversation with Jim Collins on his work and how it shaped who I am as a person, as a leader, and as a researcher. We talk about our values, our shadow values, the power of curiosity, decades of grounded theory research and comparative analysis, and how he explains thirty years of research with one integrated framework called The Map. Jim’s books, including his new one, Beyond Entrepreneurship 2.0, have captured the hearts and minds of his readers and changed how we think about building and leading organizations.

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Jim Collins

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Jim Collins is a student and teacher of what makes great companies tick, and a Socratic advisor to leaders in the business and social sectors. Having invested more than a quarter century in rigorous research, he has authored or coauthored a series of books that have sold in total more than 10 million copies worldwide. They include: Good to Great, the #1 bestseller, which examines why some companies make the leap and others don’t, Built to Last, which discovers why some companies remain visionary for generations, How the Mighty Fall, which delves into how once-great companies can self-destruct, and Great by Choice, which uncovers the leadership behaviors for thriving in chaos and uncertainty. His newest publication is BE 2.0 (Beyond Entrepreneurship 2.0); it returns Jim to his original focus on small, entrepreneurial companies and honors his coauthor and mentor, the late Bill Lazier.

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BE 2.0 (Beyond Entrepreneurship 2.0): Turning Your Business into an Enduring Great Company by Jim Collins and Bill Lazier
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BE 2.0 (Beyond Entrepreneurship 2.0): Turning Your Business into an Enduring Great Company by Jim Collins and Bill Lazier

From Jim Collins, the most influential business thinker of our era, comes an ambitious upgrade of his classic, Beyond Entrepreneurship, that includes all-new findings and world-changing insights. BE 2.0 is a new and improved version of the book that Jim Collins and Bill Lazier wrote years ago. In BE 2.0, Jim Collins honors his mentor, Bill Lazier, who passed away in 2005, and reexamines the original text of Beyond Entrepreneurship with his 2020 perspective. BE 2.0 pulls together the key concepts across Collins’ thirty years of research into one integrated framework called The Map. The result is a singular reading experience, which presents a unified vision of company creation that will fascinate not only Jim’s millions of dedicated readers worldwide, but also introduce a new generation to his remarkable work.

 

 

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don’t by Jim Collins

Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies by Jim Collins

How the Mighty Fall: And Why Some Companies Never Give In by Jim Collins

Great by Choice: Uncertainty, Chaos, and Luck—Why Some Thrive Despite Them All by Jim Collins

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