4 Next Big Idea Club courses to enrich your online learning
Rise.com now includes ready-to-go courses on groundbreaking ideas that change the way people work and live.
We’ve partnered with the Next Big Idea Club to offer life-changing training content from bestselling luminaries chosen by Malcolm Gladwell, Adam Grant, Susan Cain, and Daniel Pink.
All Rise courses include videos from the authors themselves, explaining the core ideas from their bestselling books, including:
- Course on When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing by Daniel Pink
- Course on Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do by Jennifer Eberhardt
- Course on Good Habits, Bad Habits: The Science of Making Positive Changes That Stick by Wendy Wood
- Course on Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World by David Epstein
Build courses using content from the top-selling nonfiction books of the decade
Rise will now include courses from 18 bestselling Next Big Idea Club authors on topics such as leadership, professional development, and teamwork. Two new courses from top thinkers and culture makers will be added every quarter. You can use these courses as is, customize them to fit your team’s needs, and mix them with other content you’ve developed in Rise.
Each course includes author videos, interactive activities, and knowledge checks that help reinforce concepts and keep people engaged.
The following are just a few of the Next Big Idea Club books selected for their transformative ideas and capacity to change people’s lives.
Course on When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing by Daniel Pink
Use the science of timing to help people work smarter and live better.
When was written by Next Big Idea Club curator Daniel Pink after experiencing frustration with timing decisions in his own life. He gathered research from disciplines ranging from economics to social psychology to molecular biology to uncover the secret role that timing plays in our work and lives.
This course provides evidence-based tips on how to structure your workday and projects optimally, when to exercise, when to nap, how to plan vacations, and more—all backed by the latest research. Check out this Next Big Idea Club video of Daniel Pink introducing When.
This course covers:
- Evidence-based tips for effectively organizing tasks
- Time management strategies backed by the latest research
- Tools for synchronizing with groups and improving collaboration
- How to maximize momentum on work projects or personal pursuits
Course on Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do by Jennifer Eberhardt
Transform your company culture with this course exploring the critical and timely topic of bias.
In her book Biased, social psychologist and Stanford professor Dr. Jennifer L. Eberhardt explores implicit bias (the assumptions we make about other people without even realizing it) and how bias impacts everyone.
This course covers:
- How bias shapes so much of what we think and believe, despite our best intentions
- How to interrupt and transform biased behavior with a single step
- The risks of color blindness
- The justice system’s relationship to racial bias
- The dangers of stereotypes
Course on Good Habits, Bad Habits: The Science of Making Positive Changes That Stick by Wendy Wood
Based on decades of research, Good Habits, Bad Habits concludes that willpower and determination have little to do with successful habit change. By automating our behavior, we can create the persistence necessary to achieving our goals.
This course covers:
- The complex processes that drive our habits
- How to build new desired habits with context, repetition, and rewards
- Strategies for automating behavior and maintaining consistency
- Why willpower has nothing to do with achievement
Course on Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World by David Epstein
Range challenges the idea that success relies on deciding on a path in life as early as possible and sticking to it with unwavering dedication. The book argues that “generalists”—those with a wide spectrum of skills and diverse experience—bring more dynamism to their professional roles and personal lives.
This course covers:
- How to foster workplace dynamism by encouraging new explorations
- Why generalists have the advantage over specialists
- The benefits of challenging traditional paths to success
- Methods to boost cognitive flexibility and analogical thinking
- How to solve problems across fields
Make an impact with Next Big Idea Club courses in Rise
With new Rise courses based on bestselling books by leading luminaries, you’ll inspire your team, provide them with valuable personal and professional insights, and help foster a culture of learning at your organization.
Impactful and engaging, these courses feature thoughtfully designed lessons with author-based videos, interactive activities, knowledge checks, and more. Be sure to check out Rise to see all the Next Big Idea Club courses now available on these bestselling books:
- Good Habits, Bad Habits: The Science of Making Positive Changes That Stick by Wendy Wood
- Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World by David Epstein
- When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing by Daniel Pink
- Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do by Jennifer Eberhardt
- The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups by Daniel Coyle
- No Hard Feelings: The Secret Power of Embracing Emotions at Work by Liz Fosslien and Mollie West Duffy
- Successful Aging: A Neuroscientist Explores the Power and Potential of Our Lives by Daniel Levitin
- The CEO Next Door: The 4 Behaviors That Transform Ordinary People into World-Class Leaders by Elena Botelho and Kim Powell
- You Look Like a Thing and I Love You: How Artificial Intelligence Works and Why It’s Making the World a Weirder Place by Janelle Shane
- Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas That Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform Industries by Safi Bahcall
- Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance by Alex Hutchinson
- Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World by Vivek Murthy
- The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win by Maria Konnikova
- You’re Not Listening: What You’re Missing and Why It Matters by Kate Murphy
- Farsighted: How We Make the Decisions That Matter the Most by Stephen Johnson
- Never Stop Learning: Stay Relevant, Reinvent Yourself, and Thrive by Bradley R. Staats
- Uncensored: My Life and Uncomfortable Conversations at the Intersection of Black and White America by Zachary R. Wood
- New Power: How Anyone Can Persuade, Mobilize, and Succeed in Our Chaotic, Connected Age by Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms