The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking

The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking

Book - 2012
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Baker & Taylor
Offers real-life stories, items, and methods that allow for a deeper understanding of any issue, provide the power to use failure as a step toward success, and develop a habit of creating probing questions.

Princeton University Press


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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Baker
& Taylor

Offers real-life stories, explicit action items and concrete methods that allow readers 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.

Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2012
ISBN: 9780691156668
0691156662
Characteristics: viii, 157 p. : ill. ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Starbird, Michael P.

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ladydrummer
Aug 05, 2017

A short, easy read containing solid ideas.

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eastvanbookfan
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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