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 appropriate ebook 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 Instances best-selling creator of Dare to Lead)The most effective-selling creator of Give and Take and Originals examines the essential artwork of rethinking: studying to query your opinions and open different individuals’s minds, which may 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 expertise which 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 hearken to opinions that make us really feel good, as an alternative of concepts that make us suppose onerous. We see disagreement as a risk to our egos, reasonably than a possibility to be taught. We encompass ourselves with individuals who agree with our conclusions, after 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 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 fact. Intelligence isn’t any remedy, and it may well 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 are able to change into.Organizational psychologist Adam Grant is an knowledgeable 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 considered one of his guiding ideas to argue like he is proper however pay attention like he is mistaken. With daring concepts and rigorous proof, he investigates how we are able to embrace the enjoyment of being mistaken, convey 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 mother and father to immunize their youngsters, and Adam has coaxed Yankees followers to root for the Purple Sox. Suppose Once more reveals that we do not have to imagine 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 not serving us nicely and prize psychological flexibility over silly consistency. If data is energy, understanding what we do not know is knowledge.