Super Thinking by Gabriel Weinberg audiobook

Super Thinking: The Big Book of Mental Models

By Gabriel Weinberg  and Lauren McCann
Read by René Ruiz

Penguin Audio
12.62 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9781984842244

"You can't really know anything if you just remember isolated facts. If the facts don't hang together on a latticework of theory, you don't have them in a usable form.  You've got to have models in your head." - Charlie Munger, investor, vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway The world's greatest problem-solvers, forecasters, and decision-makers all rely on a set of frameworks and shortcuts that help them cut through complexity and separate good ideas from bad ones. They're called mental models, and you can find them in dense textbooks on psychology, physics, economics, and more.  Or, you can just read Super Thinking, a fun, illustrated guide to every mental model you could possibly need. How can mental models help you? Well, here are just a few examples...   *  If you've ever been overwhelmed by a to-do list that's grown too long, maybe you need the Eisenhower Decision Matrix to help you prioritize.   *  Use the 5 Whys model to better understand people's motivations or get to the root cause of a problem.   *  Before concluding that your colleague who messes up your projects is out to sabotage you, consider Hanlon's Razor for an alternative explanation.   *  Ever sat through a bad movie just because you paid a lot for the ticket? You might be falling prey to Sunk Cost Fallacy.   *  Set up Forcing Functions, like standing meeting or deadlines, to help grease the wheels for changes you want to occur. So, the next time you find yourself faced with a difficult decision or just trying to understand a complex situation, let Super Thinking upgrade your brain with mental models. *Includes a PDF of charts, drawings, and cartoons illustrating the mental models of super thinking.

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"You can't really know anything if you just remember isolated facts. If the facts don't hang together on a latticework of theory, you don't have them in a usable form.  You've got to have models in your head." - Charlie Munger, investor, vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway The world's greatest problem-solvers, forecasters, and decision-makers all rely on a set of frameworks and shortcuts that help them cut through complexity and separate good ideas from bad ones. They're called mental models, and you can find them in dense textbooks on psychology, physics, economics, and more.  Or, you can just read Super Thinking, a fun, illustrated guide to every mental model you could possibly need. How can mental models help you? Well, here are just a few examples...   *  If you've ever been overwhelmed by a to-do list that's grown too long, maybe you need the Eisenhower Decision Matrix to help you prioritize.   *  Use the 5 Whys model to better understand people's motivations or get to the root cause of a problem.   *  Before concluding that your colleague who messes up your projects is out to sabotage you, consider Hanlon's Razor for an alternative explanation.   *  Ever sat through a bad movie just because you paid a lot for the ticket? You might be falling prey to Sunk Cost Fallacy.   *  Set up Forcing Functions, like standing meeting or deadlines, to help grease the wheels for changes you want to occur. So, the next time you find yourself faced with a difficult decision or just trying to understand a complex situation, let Super Thinking upgrade your brain with mental models. *Includes a PDF of charts, drawings, and cartoons illustrating the mental models of super thinking.

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Author Bio: Gabriel Weinberg

Author Bio: Gabriel Weinberg

Gabriele Weinberg is the founder and CEO of DuckDuckGo, the search engine that doesn’t track you, receiving more than three billion searches in 2015. He was previously the cofounder and CEO of Opobox, which was acquired for $10 million. He lives in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, and on Twitter at @yegg.

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Author Bio: Lauren McCann

Author Bio: Lauren McCann

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Business & Economics
Runtime: 12.62
Audience: Adult
Language: English