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Rebel ideas : the power of diverse thinking

By: Syed, Matthew

1473613914 / 9781473613911
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24 cm 310 pages : illustrations (black and white)
Professional & Vocational  Learn More Tertiary Education (US: College)

Success is no longer just about talent, or knowledge or skill.

Today, it is also about freeing ourselves from the blinkers and blind spots that beset us all, and harnessing a critical new ingredient: cognitive diversity. In this bold and inspiring new book, Matthew Syed - the bestselling author of Bounce and Black Box Thinking - offers a radical new approach to success and a route map to how we can tackle our most complex challenges, such as obesity, terrorism and climate change. Rebel Ideas draws upon cutting-edge research in psychology, economics and anthropology, and takes lessons from a dazzling range of case studies, including the catastrophic intelligence failings of the CIA before 9/11, a communication breakdown at the top of Mount Everest and a moving tale of deradicalisation in America's Deep South. It is a book that will strengthen any institution or team, but also offers dozens of individual applications too: the art of personal reinvention, the extraordinary benefits of personalised nutrition and how to break free of the echo chambers that surround us all. Rebel Ideas offers a radical blueprint for the future.

It challenges hierarchies, encourages constructive dissent and forces us to think again about how success really happens.


GT Interdisciplinary studies, GTR Cognitive science, HPS Social & political philosophy, JFCX History of ideas, JM Psychology, JMH Social, group or collective psychology, VSP Popular psychology

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