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 guide 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 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 writer of Dare to Lead)The very best-selling writer of Give and Take and Originals examines the crucial 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 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 laborious. We see disagreement as a risk to our egos, slightly than a chance 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 unsuitable, and politicians campaigning for approval – and too little like scientists trying to find reality. Intelligence is not any remedy, and it might 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 turn into.Organizational psychologist Adam Grant is an skilled on opening different folks’s minds – and our personal. As Wharton’s top-rated professor and the bestselling writer of Originals and Give and Take, he makes it one in every of his guiding rules to argue like he is proper however hear like he is unsuitable. With daring concepts and rigorous proof, he investigates how we are able to embrace the enjoyment of being unsuitable, carry nuance to charged conversations, and construct colleges, workplaces, and communities of lifelong learners. You will find out how 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. Assume Once more reveals that we do not have to imagine the whole lot we expect or internalize the whole lot we really feel. It is an invite to let go of views which are now not serving us effectively and prize psychological flexibility over silly consistency. If information is energy, understanding what we do not know is knowledge.