The Art of Insight by Charles Kiefer audiobook

The Art of Insight: How to Have More Aha! Moments

By Charles Kiefer and Malcolm Constable
Read by Erik Synnestvedt

Gildan Media 9781469025261
4.18 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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We have all experienced it—the jolt of an insight arrivinglike a thunderclap, the metaphorical light bulb over your head as you drive towork, take a shower, or unload the dishwasher. These all-too-elusive “ahamoments” come sporadically and without warning. But what if insights could beaccessed more reliably in everyday life? Charles Kiefer and Malcolm Constablehave the tools to make this possibility a reality. Based on the authors’ years of research, reflection, andexperiences with colleagues, friends, and business clients, The Art of Insight presents practicalmethods for recognizing and cultivating an insight state of mind. All toooften, decision making is a forced experience that promotes recycling of oldideas and old ways of thinking. Kiefer and Constable’s “insight thinking methods”are designed to foster fresh thoughts and perspectives. But this is not a rigidset of rules—it’s a creative pursuit. Guided by their user-friendly practicesand helpful exercises, you’ll develop your own personal approach to cultivatinga mindset where insights come readily so that new or longstanding problems aresolved with confidence and ease. The simple truth is that one insight can change your life,and the next can change your organization or even the world. A go-to-guide thatcan make the complicated seem effortless, TheArt of Insight offers a path to becoming a more effective thinker anddecision maker.

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Summary

Summary

We have all experienced it—the jolt of an insight arrivinglike a thunderclap, the metaphorical light bulb over your head as you drive towork, take a shower, or unload the dishwasher. These all-too-elusive “ahamoments” come sporadically and without warning. But what if insights could beaccessed more reliably in everyday life? Charles Kiefer and Malcolm Constablehave the tools to make this possibility a reality.

Based on the authors’ years of research, reflection, andexperiences with colleagues, friends, and business clients, The Art of Insight presents practicalmethods for recognizing and cultivating an insight state of mind. All toooften, decision making is a forced experience that promotes recycling of oldideas and old ways of thinking. Kiefer and Constable’s “insight thinking methods”are designed to foster fresh thoughts and perspectives. But this is not a rigidset of rules—it’s a creative pursuit. Guided by their user-friendly practicesand helpful exercises, you’ll develop your own personal approach to cultivatinga mindset where insights come readily so that new or longstanding problems aresolved with confidence and ease.

The simple truth is that one insight can change your life,and the next can change your organization or even the world. A go-to-guide thatcan make the complicated seem effortless, TheArt of Insight offers a path to becoming a more effective thinker anddecision maker.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Conventional wisdom holds the generation of insights to be an elusive and mysterious process. Kiefer and Constable turn conventional wisdom on its head with this marvelous addition to the library of all those devoted to improving the quality of their thinking.” Len Schlesinger, president of Babson College, former vice chairman of Limited Brands

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Author

Author Bio: Charles Kiefer

Author Bio: Charles Kiefer

Charles Kiefer is the founder of Innovation Associates, which is dedicated to helping large organizations innovate. Together with cofounder Peter Senge—whose landmark book The Fifth Discipline was based on the company’s work—Kiefer created the concept of the learning organization. He is a graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology with degrees in physics and management.

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Author Bio: Malcolm Constable

Author Bio: Malcolm Constable

Malcolm Constable has worked in management consulting and commercial real estate and is the founder of Insight Golf, a consulting firm that teaches practices that improve decision making and executive performance in both business and golf.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 4.18
Audience: Adult
Language: English