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 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 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 very best-selling creator of Give and Take and Originals examines the vital 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 flexibility to suppose and study, however in a quickly altering world, there’s one other set of cognitive abilities which may matter extra: the flexibility 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 a substitute of concepts that make us suppose laborious. We see disagreement as a menace to our egos, somewhat than a chance to study. 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 unsuitable, and politicians campaigning for approval – and too little like scientists trying to find fact. Intelligence is not any treatment, and it might probably 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 change into.Organizational psychologist Adam Grant is an skilled 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 rules to argue like he is proper however pay attention like he is unsuitable. With daring concepts and rigorous proof, he investigates how we will embrace the enjoyment of being unsuitable, convey 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. Assume Once more reveals that we do not have to consider every little thing we expect or internalize every little thing we really feel. It is an invite to let go of views which can be now not serving us properly and prize psychological flexibility over silly consistency. If information is energy, understanding what we do not know is knowledge.