Clear Thinking

Turning Ordinary Moments into Extraordinary Results

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Published May 21, 2023 by Penguin Publishing Group.

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One reason the best in the world make consistently good decisions is they rarely find themselves forced into a decision by circumstances. You don’t need to be smarter than others to outperform them if you can out-position them. Anyone looks like a genius when they’re in a good position, and even the smartest person looks like an idiot when they’re in a bad one.

It’s easy to believe we’re thinking clearly when it matters, but that’s not true. Instead, we’re simply running on autopilot, defaulting to behavioral patterns shaped by biology, evolution, and culture. The result? We miss critical opportunities to shape our lives and achieve our desired outcomes.

Clear Thinking is about recognizing the pivotal moments between stimulus and response – and learning to deploy our full cognitive capacity to them. Through engaging stories and powerful mental models, it shows us how to turn our desired behaviors into our …

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