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The 4 Habits of an Innovator: How to Make Yourself Irreplaceable at Work
(And how to protect your job from robots)
Program Description: The innovator’s skill-set is the equivalent of typing skills in today’s marketplace. It is the only way to make sure the work you do isn’t just filling time but actually creates value for your organization.
The only way to become irreplaceable is to find a way to create new value over and over again. In the not-too-distant future, this set of skills will not be enough just to get ahead. Rather, mastering these skills will be the only way to survive in the workplace.
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Why Book Diana Kander?
Diana Kander's family escaped from the Soviet Union when she was 8-years-old. By the time she was an American citizen, she had perfected her skills as a capitalist – selling flea market goods to grade school classmates at a markup.
Today, Diana is a successful entrepreneur, having founded and sold a number of ventures, a Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of Missouri and a Senior Fellow at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, the largest non-profit in the world dedicated to entrepreneurship and education. A Georgetown-educated attorney who left a successful practice to launch her first company, Diana draws on her experience as a founder, investor, and academic to train companies and non-profits how to be more innovative and how to get their employees to think like entrepreneurs.
Diana is the author of All In Startup, a New York Times best-selling novel outlining lessons for launching successful products through a story of a struggling entrepreneur making his way through the World Series of Poker.
Diana lives in Columbia, Missouri with her high school sweetheart/best friend/husband, Jason, and their awesome son, True.