All knowledge is the result of experiences, either one's own or the recorded experiences of other people. While theoretical knowledge can be acquired in academic institutions, putting it into practice and gaining intuitive wisdom requires many years of experience.
If a person keeps an open mind and is willing to listen, one can learn from triumphs and failures-their own and those of others. Doing this can help them gain insights into themselves, have moments 'when the penny drops'.
Everyone has positive and negative attributes. Negative traits such as jealousy, arrogance, refusal to accept new ideas might stand in the way of personal progress. Identifying and managing these negative attributes can be a difficult task.
When The Penny Drops: Learning What's Not Taught is filled with anecdotes of people in similar situations and their experiences. The book is divided into four parts. The first part looks at the author's own career, spanning forty years, in the field of management. The next three parts look at the different aspects of personal and work factors that managers have to deal with.
Peppered with life stories and anecdotes, experiences from his own career and from those of famous personalities like J.R.D. Tata, When The Penny Drops can help managers gain insights into their own psyche and their way of functioning.
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