Friday, September 20, 2019

The Best “Outlier” Quotes of “Digital Master” Sep. 2019

An outlier is creatively disruptive, break down silos, update digital rules, and create new knowledge.

"Digital Master” is a series of guidebooks (28 + books) to perceive the multi-faceted impact digital is making to the businesses and society, help forward-thinking organizations navigate through the journey in a systematic way, and avoid “rogue digital.” It perceives the emergent trends of digital leadership, provides advice on how to run a digital organization to unleash its full potential and improve agility, maturity, and provide insight about Change Management. It also instructs the digital workforce on how to shape a game-changing digital mindset and build the right set of digital capabilities to compete for the future. Here is a set of “Outlier” quotes in “Digital Master.

1 Sometimes organizations go stale and need the so-called outlier - the "shot in the arm" of someone who can think differently, see things from different angles; read between the lines, tell the fresh stories.

2 An outlier’s view is upon how to see things from different angles, keep a certain distance from the environment you observe or experience.

3 Visionary is often an outlier - the one who steps out of a conventional thinking box, or linear patterns. Therefore, they can see things further or deeper.

4 An outlier’s mind is magnetic to attract even “polar opposite” viewpoint as every wise thought always has an opposite thought not less wise.

5 Outliers have an open mind that holds onto its beliefs while being prepared to consider other perspectives should they make sense.

6 An outlier’s mind is skeptical with good reasons: A skeptical mind dares to ask tough questions, is able to assess the value of new evidence and act accordingly.

7 Outliers do not follow rules blindly, they are confident to keep asking, "why? why? why?" Outliers have the interdisciplinary knowledge, and their imagination is not constrained by the knowledge, they have a growth mind, leverage critical thinking, and creativity.

8 We all have our own bias, some have more, some have less. Thus, we all should desire to become the “outlier” in a certain area, broaden our points of interest and try new things to extend our thinking box.

9 An outlier is creatively disruptive, break down silos, update digital rules, and create new knowledge. They refuse to be bound by constraints and limitations, or conventional wisdom and a pursuit of possibilities rather than impossibilities.


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