Discover how rethinking can lead to excellence at work and wisdom in life. Intelligence is usually seen as the ability to think and learn, but in a rapidly changing world it might matter more that we can rethink and unlearn. Organizational psychologist Adam Grant is an expert on opening other people’s minds-and our own. As Wharton’s top-rated professor and the bestselling author of Originals and Give and Take, he tries to argue like he’s right but listen like he’s wrong. Think Again invites us to let go of views that are no longer serving us well and prize mental flexibility, humility, and curiosity over foolish consistency. If knowledge is power, knowing what we don’t know is wisdom.
Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know
ARE YOU READY TO OPEN YOUR MIND TOWARDS NEW HORIZONS? The60MinutesSummary introduces… [SUMMARY] Think Again: The Power Of Knowing What You Don’t Know Imagine for a moment how you would feel if you were able to change the way you think and learn, so that you can be able to move on, adapt, take risks and win again.
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It is the amusing and enlightening story of four characters who live in a maze and look for cheese to nourish them and make them happy. Cheese is a metaphor for what you want to have in life, for example a good job, a loving relationship, money or possessions, health or spiritual peace of mind. The maze is where you look for what you want, perhaps the organisation you work in, or the family or community you live in. The problem is that the cheese keeps moving.
Over the past three years Jay Shetty has become a favourite in the hearts and minds of millions of people worldwide. One of his clips was the most watched video on Facebook last year with over 360 million views. His social media following totals over 32 million he has produced over 400 viral videos which have amassed more than 5 billion views and his podcast On Purpose is consistently ranked the worlds #1 health-related podcast. In this inspiring empowering book Shetty draws on his time as a monk in the Vedic tradition to show us how we can clear the roadblocks to our potential and power. Drawing on ancient wisdom and his own rich experiences in the ashram Think Like a Monk reveals how to overcome negative thoughts and habits and access the calm and purpose that lie within all of us. The lessons monks learn are profound but often abstract. Shetty transforms them into advice and exercises we can all apply to reduce stress improve focus improve relationships identify our hidden abilities increase self-discipline and give the gifts we find in ourselves to the world. Shetty proves that everyone can and should think like a monk.
Millions around the world recognise the smiling face and inspirational message of nick vujicic. Despite being born without arms or legs, nick’s challenges have not kept him from enjoying great adventures, a fulfilling and meaningful career, and loving relationships.
With no arms, no legs, and no defense, nick vujicic has experienced bullying of all kinds for being “different.” He knows what it feels like to be picked on and pushed around. But nick learned that he doesn’t have to play the bully’s game–and neither do you. No bully can define who you are, and in stand strong, nick shows how you too can overcome and rise above bullying.
Born without arms or legs, nick vujicic overcame his disabilities to live an independent, rich, fulfilling, and “ridiculously good” life while serving as a role model for anyone seeking true happiness. Now an internationally successful motivational speaker, nick eagerly spreads his message: the most important goal is to find your life’s purpose and to never give up, despite whatever difficulties or seemingly impossible odds stand in your way.
As a human behavior investigator, vanessa van edwards studies the hidden forces that drive our behavior patterns in her lab – and she’s cracked the code. In captivate she shares a wealth of valuable shortcuts, systems, and behavior hacks for taking charge of interactions at work, at home, and in any social situation.
You must believe in secrets. The great secret of our time is that there are still uncharted frontiers to explore and new inventions to create. In zero to one, legendary entrepreneur and investor peter thiel shows how we can find singular ways to create those new things. Thiel begins with the contrarian premise that we live in an age of technological stagnation, even if we’re too distracted by shiny mobile devices to notice.
In the course of a career that has taken him from some of the world’s biggest media companies to twitter, via google and youtube, bruce daisley has become fascinated by what makes great companies tick. And in his hugely popular podcast eat sleep work repeat, he has dug right into the dna of work, talking to leading experts about how we can make our jobs more fulfilling, more productive – and much more enjoyable.
Eckhart tolle’s a new earth is a cornerstone for personal spirituality and self-improvement, leading readers to new levels of consciousness and inner peace. Taking off from the introspective work the power of now, which was a number one bestseller and has sold millions of copies worldwide, tolle provides the spiritual framework for people to move beyond themselves in order to make this world a better, more spiritually evolved place to live.
Drawing on the proven, simple techniques he has developed over the past 35 years – techniques that paul mckenna uses in his workshops – bandler shows you how to move beyond the limitations that are holding you back, to discover what you want more of in your life and then to make it happen.
He last time you tried to talk with someone who didn’t already agree with you about issues that matter most. How well did it go? These conversations are vital, but too often get stuck. They become contentious or we avoid them because we fear they might. What if, in these difficult conversations, we could stay true to ourselves while enriching relationships and creating powerful pathways forward? What if our divergent values provided healthy fuel for dialogue and innovation instead of gridlock and polarization? Jason jay and gabriel grant invite us into a spirit of serious play, laughing at ourselves while moving from self-reflection to action.