Whiplash Book Summary (PDF) by Joi Ito and Jeff Howe

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Why This Book Matters:

Whiplash explains the importance of being able to adapt in a world that continues to grow faster and faster.

The Big Takeaways:

  1. We live in a world that is always presenting us with new information.
    1. If Our world changes around us faster than we can realize these days.
  2. Most people have access to information readily with the utilization of technology.
    1. This accessibility to information freely takes the messenger out of the equation.
  3. You can prepare for what is to come next through implementing a pull strategy.
    1. This type of strategy waits for the need to come to the surface before taking action, allowing for a more flexible approach to the unexpected.
  4. Rules can hold back a person’s potential.
    1. If everyone always followed the rules, nothing new would ever be created.
  5. Being able to prosper after being attacked means more than surviving the attack.
    1. Standing strong isn’t always the answer. Sometimes, a more flexible approach is the one that will allow you to continue after the fight is finished.

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