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 guide 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 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)One of the best-selling writer of Give and Take and Originals examines the important 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 often seen as the flexibility to suppose and be taught, 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 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 a substitute of concepts that make us suppose laborious. We see disagreement as a risk to our egos, moderately than a chance 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 improper, and politicians campaigning for approval – and too little like scientists trying to find fact. Intelligence is not 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 will 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 writer of Originals and Give and Take, he makes it one in all his guiding rules to argue like he is proper however hear like he is improper. With daring concepts and rigorous proof, he investigates how we will embrace the enjoyment of being improper, convey nuance to charged conversations, and construct colleges, workplaces, and communities of lifelong learners. You may 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 Pink Sox. Suppose Once more reveals that we do not have to imagine all the pieces we expect or internalize all the pieces we really feel. It is an invite to let go of views which can be now not serving us effectively and prize psychological flexibility over silly consistency. If information is energy, figuring out what we do not know is knowledge.