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 proper e book for proper now. Sure, studying requires focus. However, unlearning and relearning requires way 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 Instances best-selling writer of Dare to Lead)The very best-selling writer of Give and Take and Originals examines the essential artwork of rethinking: studying to query your opinions and open different folks’s minds, which might place you for excellence at work and knowledge in lifeIntelligence is often seen as the power to assume 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 each 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 assume onerous. 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, once 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 facet fallacious, and politicians campaigning for approval – and too little like scientists trying to find reality. Intelligence isn’t any treatment, and it will possibly 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 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 among his guiding rules to argue like he is proper however pay attention like he is fallacious. With daring concepts and rigorous proof, he investigates how we are able to embrace the enjoyment of being fallacious, convey nuance to charged conversations, and construct faculties, workplaces, and communities of lifelong learners. You may learn the way 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 kids, and Adam has coaxed Yankees followers to root for the Purple Sox. Suppose Once more reveals that we do not have to consider all the things we expect or internalize all the things we really feel. It is an invite to let go of views which are not serving us properly and prize psychological flexibility over silly consistency. If information is energy, realizing what we do not know is knowledge.