The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking

The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking

Book - 2012
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The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking presents practical, lively, and inspiring ways for you to become more successful through better thinking. The idea is simple: You can learn how to think far better by adopting specific strategies. Brilliant people aren't a special breed--they just use their minds differently. By using the straightforward and thought-provoking techniques in The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking , you will regularly find imaginative solutions to difficult challenges, and you will discover new ways of looking at your world and yourself--revealing previously hidden opportunities.

The book offers real-life stories, explicit action items, and concrete methods that allow you to attain a deeper understanding of any issue, exploit the power of failure as a step toward success, develop a habit of creating probing questions, see the world of ideas as an ever-flowing stream of thought, and embrace the uplifting reality that we are all capable of change. No matter who you are, the practical mind-sets introduced in the book will empower you to realize any goal in a more creative, intelligent, and effective manner. Filled with engaging examples that unlock truths about thinking in every walk of life, The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking is written for all who want to reach their fullest potential--including students, parents, teachers, businesspeople, professionals, athletes, artists, leaders, and lifelong learners.

Whenever you are stuck, need a new idea, or want to learn and grow, The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking will inspire and guide you on your way.

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Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2012.
ISBN: 9780691156668
Characteristics: viii, 157 p. ; 20 cm.
Additional Contributors: Starbird, Michael P.


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Aug 05, 2017

A short, easy read containing solid ideas.

Jan 11, 2013

I enjoyed it. Perhaps in part because it discusses some counter-intuitive ideas (to some of us) that I have already learned on my own. Like for e.g. making mistakes is okay as long as you learn from them. I enjoyed it and am looking forward to checking out the website....


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nickgilla thinks this title is suitable for All Ages


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