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 Occasions Greatest Vendor“This. That is the appropriate e book for proper now. Sure, studying requires focus. However, unlearning and relearning requires rather more – it requires selecting braveness over consolation. In Assume 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 really change it. I’ve by no means felt so hopeful about what I don’t know.” (Brené Brown, PhD, primary New York Occasions best-selling creator of Dare to Lead)One of the best-selling creator of Give and Take and Originals examines the vital artwork of rethinking: studying to query your opinions and open different folks’s minds, which may place you for excellence at work and knowledge in lifeIntelligence is often seen as the flexibility to assume and be taught, however in a quickly altering world, there’s one other set of cognitive expertise which 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 hearken to opinions that make us really feel good, as a substitute of concepts that make us assume exhausting. We see disagreement as a menace to our egos, moderately than a chance to be taught. We encompass ourselves with individuals who agree with our conclusions, once we needs 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 expect 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 looking for reality. Intelligence isn’t any treatment, and it may 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 grow to be.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 certainly one of 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, carry nuance to charged conversations, and construct faculties, workplaces, and communities of lifelong learners. You may find out how a world debate champion wins arguments, a Black musician persuades white supremacists to desert hate, a vaccine whisperer convinces involved dad and mom to immunize their kids, and Adam has coaxed Yankees followers to root for the Pink Sox. Assume Once more reveals that we do not have to imagine every part we predict or internalize every part we really feel. It is an invite to let go of views which can be not serving us nicely and prize psychological flexibility over silly consistency. If data is energy, understanding what we do not know is knowledge.