What is this place? And why subscribe?
My name is Rick Lewis.
I’m a speaker, author, entertainer, and professional development coach.
We’re all looking for our people, those like-minded individuals whose friendship encourages our growth while also celebrating who we already are.
If you agree that breaking rules is not only enlivening, but essential, that stretching outside of one’s comfort zone is better than Netflix, and that software engineers should be fined every time they “upgrade” the user interface of the platforms you’ve finally figured out how to use—then we’ll get along just fine.
Break a Rule is the culmination of decades of my own personal experiments in professional settings, combined research I’ve conducted into psychology, neuroscience, professional development, and the unsolved mysteries of hair loss (see photo above).
Break a Rule as a training platform stands on nearly 30 years of experience presenting to individuals from a countless number of industries, cultures, locations, and roles.
My desire has always been to build a community and training system to help professionals consistently expand their competencies, experience the joy of growth, and thrive at work.
Break a Rule is designed to help:
Leaders to deliver their people past the obstacles posed by traditional learning and development methods.
Professionals to take advantage of their innate capacity to grow by applying courage to the everyday circumstances of their lives.
Parents to get their children to actually look up from their mobile device when they come home from a business trip.
Becoming a member
Anyone can benefit from the Break a Rule model by signing up for a free subscription and following the publicly available updates that are shared several times a month.
If you sign up, you never have to worry about missing anything. Every ad, shameless self-promotion, self-serving up-sell of our services, and all sponsored content you’ll have no idea why you’re receiving will go directly to your inbox.
After we’ve sold your email address to the highest bidder, we’ll also occasionally send a few things you’ll actually find useful for your professional development—and that’s a promise!
Just kidding of course. We’ll sell your address to anyone, not just the highest bidder.
(You may have figured out that the above is a joke, but if not, that’s ok too, as we’re hoping to keep anyone without a sense of humor from signing up in the first place.)
Sign up now for a free subscription and get an instant link to the Rule Finder quiz.
For those who wish to take full advantage of what Break a Rule has to offer, a lifetime membership to the professional development stack will yield incredible ROI*.
Paying members to Break a Rule receive unrestricted access to:
The foundational text of Break a Rule.
The Break a Rule, Rule Finder quiz, that helps anyone to discover the rules they will most benefit from breaking.
And the challenge stack containing over 350 rule breaking challenges.
Join the crew
Be part of a community of people who share your interests.
You’ll have the opportunity to take charge of learning and development for yourself or as a leader of your team, engage in thoughtful conversation about growth with a like-minded community, and start succeeding in your own unique way.
And, oh yeah, you might also have a little more fun while you’re at it.
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