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 precise guide for proper now. Sure, studying requires focus. However, unlearning and relearning requires far 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 Occasions best-selling creator of Dare to Lead)The most effective-selling creator of Give and Take and Originals examines the important artwork of rethinking: studying to query your opinions and open different individuals’s minds, which might place you for excellence at work and knowledge in lifeIntelligence is normally seen as the power to suppose and be taught, however in a quickly altering world, there’s one other set of cognitive abilities that may matter extra: the power 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 an alternative of concepts that make us suppose exhausting. We see disagreement as a menace to our egos, reasonably than a possibility to be taught. We encompass ourselves with individuals who agree with our conclusions, after 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 predict an excessive amount of like preachers defending our sacred beliefs, prosecutors proving the opposite aspect incorrect, and politicians campaigning for approval – and too little like scientists trying to find fact. Intelligence is not any remedy, and it might probably even be a curse: being good at considering 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 individuals’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 in every of his guiding ideas to argue like he is proper however hear like he is incorrect. With daring concepts and rigorous proof, he investigates how we will embrace the enjoyment of being incorrect, carry nuance to charged conversations, and construct faculties, workplaces, and communities of lifelong learners. You will learn the way a global debate champion wins arguments, a Black musician persuades white supremacists to desert hate, a vaccine whisperer convinces involved dad and mom to immunize their youngsters, and Adam has coaxed Yankees followers to root for the Crimson Sox. Suppose Once more reveals that we do not have to consider every little thing we predict or internalize every little thing 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 information is energy, realizing what we do not know is knowledge.