Flipping the Switch

date Aug 2, 2008
authors John G. Miller
reading time 1 min
  • Book Title: Flipping the Switch – 5 keys to success to work and in life
  • Author: John G. Miller
  • Year written/published: 2006
  • My Comments: Short and precise book! an enjoyable afternoon read!
  • Some extracts:

The QBQ (Question behind the Question) Advantage Principles are:

  • Learning
  • Ownership
  • Creativity
  • Service
  • Trust

Road block to learning: Garbage Thinking

  • Exception Mentality – it doesn’t apply to me! We tend to teach to others what we need to hear ourselves
  • Expectations – I knew it wouldn’t be any good! How can I gain the most from today?
  • Entitlement Thinking – I have been here for 20 years, so I deserve…!
  • Experience Trap – The parent of a highly successful child who resist finding the right approach with their other children
  • Exclusion – What do you know? You’re not a salesperson or speaker like I am!