Download Audiobook Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know by Adam Grant in English

Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know


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Quantity One New York Instances Finest Vendor“This. That is the precise ebook for proper now. Sure, studying requires focus. However, unlearning and relearning requires rather more – it requires selecting braveness over consolation. In Suppose Once more, Adam Grant weaves collectively analysis and storytelling to assist us construct the mental and emotional muscle we have to keep curious sufficient concerning the world to truly change it. I’ve by no means felt so hopeful about what I don’t know.” (Brené Brown, PhD, primary New York Instances best-selling creator of Dare to Lead)The very best-selling creator of Give and Take and Originals examines the essential artwork of rethinking: studying to query your opinions and open different folks’s minds, which might place you for excellence at work and knowledge in lifeIntelligence is normally seen as the flexibility to assume and be taught, however in a quickly altering world, there’s one other set of cognitive abilities that may matter extra: the flexibility to rethink and unlearn. In our day by day lives, too many people favor the consolation of conviction over the discomfort of doubt. We take heed to opinions that make us really feel good, as a substitute of concepts that make us assume arduous. We see disagreement as a risk to our egos, relatively than a chance to be taught. We encompass ourselves with individuals who agree with our conclusions, once we ought to be gravitating towards those that problem our thought course of. The result’s that our beliefs get brittle lengthy earlier than our bones. We predict an excessive amount of like preachers defending our sacred beliefs, prosecutors proving the opposite aspect mistaken, and politicians campaigning for approval – and too little like scientists trying to find fact. Intelligence isn’t any treatment, and it will possibly even be a curse: being good at pondering could make us worse at rethinking. The brighter we’re, the blinder to our personal limitations we will develop into.Organizational psychologist Adam Grant is an professional on opening different folks’s minds – and our personal. As Wharton’s top-rated professor and the bestselling creator of Originals and Give and Take, he makes it one among his guiding rules to argue like he is proper however pay attention like he is mistaken. With daring concepts and rigorous proof, he investigates how we will embrace the enjoyment of being mistaken, deliver nuance to charged conversations, and construct colleges, workplaces, and communities of lifelong learners. You may learn the way a world debate champion wins arguments, a Black musician persuades white supremacists to desert hate, a vaccine whisperer convinces involved mother and father to immunize their youngsters, and Adam has coaxed Yankees followers to root for the Pink Sox. Suppose Once more reveals that we do not have to consider all the pieces we predict or internalize all the pieces we really feel. It is an invite to let go of views which might be now not serving us properly and prize psychological flexibility over silly consistency. If data is energy, figuring out what we do not know is knowledge.