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 best e-book 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 in regards to 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)The most effective-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 normally seen as the power to suppose and be taught, however in a quickly altering world, there’s one other set of cognitive expertise that may matter extra: the power to rethink and unlearn. In our every 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 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, once we must 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 facet improper, and politicians campaigning for approval – and too little like scientists trying to find reality. 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 are able to 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 considered one of his guiding rules to argue like he is proper however pay attention like he is improper. With daring concepts and rigorous proof, he investigates how we are able to embrace the enjoyment of being improper, deliver nuance to charged conversations, and construct colleges, workplaces, and communities of lifelong learners. You may 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 kids, and Adam has coaxed Yankees followers to root for the Purple Sox. Suppose Once more reveals that we do not have to consider every thing we predict or internalize every thing we really feel. It is an invite to let go of views which can be not serving us properly and prize psychological flexibility over silly consistency. If information is energy, figuring out what we do not know is knowledge.