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Total Rethink: Why Entrepreneurs Should Act Like Revolutionaries





Total Rethink: Why Entrepreneurs Should Act Like Revolutionaries

David McCourt

ISBN: 978-1-119-56535-2 June 2019 240 Pages


Rethink your way to a better life

In business, and in life, everything is changing fast, apart from how we behave. Our ways of thinking and making decisions have changed little since we lived in agricultural and industrial societies, but the problems we now need to solve are entirely different. It requires a revolution in thinking and behavior to meet the challenges that now face us and avoid disaster we need to totally rethink the model.

Part business biography, part business blueprint, Total Rethink explains how this can be done. Successful telecoms entrepreneur David McCourt lays out the reality of the dangerous situation we find ourselves in and suggests solutions which will empower everyone, including business people, politicians, diplomats, and teachers, to repair the damage we have already done, and prepare for the dramatic changes to come.

•    Change the way you think and behave to be a true entrepreneur 

•    Understand why incremental change no longer works 

•    Move at the speed of the times we’re living in to keep up

•     Find trusted, effective guidance you can put to practice today

Written by a sought-after speaker, businessman, and entrepreneur, the advice inside this book will help you learn to think—and live—like a revolutionary.  



1. Visualize the Future

2. Start a Bottom-Up Revolution

3. When the Revolutionaries Become the Establishment and Stop Blowing Up the Model

4. Entrepreneurial Thinkers Can Be Found in Every Walk of Life

5. Can You Teach Entrepreneurship or Are Creative Entrepreneurs Born that Way?

6. Work on Your Strengths,Forget Your Weaknesses

7. Being Interested in Everything

8. Getting Taken Seriously

9. Achieving the Impossible

10. Tell Your Story to the World

11. Radical Ways of Getting Paid

12. Taking Risks and Grasping Opportunities

13. Connecting Computers to One Another

14. Finding a Mentor

15. Trying to Do Everything at the Same Time

16. If You Are Persistent Your Plan B May Be Better Than Your Plan A

17. Crowdsourcing is the Future

18. The Death of the Middlemen

19. Ten-Year-Olds Have Great Ideas,Too

20. Never Be Afraid to Think Big – or to Think Young

21. Future Generations

22. The Power Shift

23. The Power of Immigration

24. The Sheer Joy of Being a Creative Revolutionary