I first heard Terri Sjodin speak about being “scrappy” when she was promoting her book, Mentoring, that she co-authored with Floyd Wickman (which I also highly recommend!). That was over 15 years ago…and now she is sharing the precise details about how to be “scrappy” in her NEW book, Scrappy: A Little Book About Choosing to Play Big.
So what is “Scrappy?” According to Terri, it’s a determined “effort to get around an obstacle or challenge faster, smarter – in a clever way, even “against the odds.” It’s about choosing to play BIG, “being feisty, enthusiastic, gutsy, lively and spunky.”
As I read the stories and the strategies, I began to get inspired…to get scrappy about certain BIG goals I have in my life. She even provides a summary at the end of each chapter with a few key questions to help you achieve your goals.
I believe this will be a book I routinely take off the bookshelf and re-read whenever I need to get scrappy!
Its release date is TODAY, August 23rd and Scrappy was selected as one of Amazon’s Editors’ Picks: Best Books of August in the category of Business & Leadership! You can check it out here.
KRISTIN ARNOLD, MBA, CMC, CPF, CSP is a high stakes meeting facilitator and professional panel moderator. She’s been facilitating teams of executives and managers in making better decisions and achieving greater results for over 20 years. She is the author of the award-winning book, Boring to Bravo: Proven Presentation Techniques to Engage, Involve and Inspire Audiences to Action.