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Author Davis, Raoul, 1979- author.

Title Firestarters : how innovators, instigators and initiators can inspire you to ignite your own life / by Raoul Davis, Kathy Palokoff, and Paul Eder.

Publication Info. Amherst, New York : Prometheus Books, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  650.1 DAVIS    Check Shelf
Description 325 pages : illustrations, charts ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-316) and index.
Contents Section 1. Understanding firestarters -- Why we became curious about firestarters -- The firestarter framework -- Section 2. Igniters: what lights the fire -- Ignition potential -- Freedom in the moment: live on your terms -- Tapped talent: use the gifts you have -- Mastery mindset: be confident in who you are -- Driving passion: do what you love -- Global introspection: conquer the self -- Section 3. Fuels: what feeds the fire -- Fueling the fire -- Prestige: deliver on your promise -- Opportunity: own your moment -- Wealth: pay it forward -- Luck: play the odds -- Social connections: inspire loyalty -- Section 4. Accelerants: what spread the fire -- Accelerating your fire -- Mission-focused behavior: take the long road -- Collaboration: inspire each other -- Constructive competition: rise to the occasion -- Sweat equity: exert effort to overcome obstacles -- Support seeking: humble yourself -- Section 5. Extinguishers: what threatens the fire -- Avoiding and overcoming extinguishers -- Discouragers: don't limit yourself -- Fuel limits: don't run out of gas -- Self-mismanagement: don't be misguided -- Punishers: don't let others hurt you -- Ineptitude: don't be stupid -- Section 6. Firestarters tell their stories -- Innovators create things -- Instigators disrupt things -- Initiators start things -- Section 7. Burning conclusions -- Supporting and extinguishing firestarters -- Understanding emissions -- Why we need more firestarters -- Our top ten list - Section 8. Individual and group exercises to ignite your life -- Developing your firestarter story -- The firestarter potential scale -- Are you an innovator, instigator, or initiator? -- Are you a supporter or an extinguisher? -- Assessing your social balance -- How key influences converge -- Four-dimensional goals template -- Light the match!
Subject Creative ability in business.
Technological innovations.
Success in business.
Creative ability in business. (OCoLC)fst00882438
Entrepreneurship. (OCoLC)fst00912787
Success in business. (OCoLC)fst01137062
Technological innovations. (OCoLC)fst01145002
Added Author Palokoff, Kathy, 1953- author.
Eder, Paul, 1980- author.
Other Form: Online version: Davis, Raoul, 1979- author. Firestarters Amherst, New York : Prometheus Books, 2018 9781633883482 (DLC) 2017043829
ISBN 9781633883475 (paperback) : $18.00
1633883477 (paperback)
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