I am usually satisfied if I get 1 useful idea from a book like this. I listened to this book waiting for a punchline that never came. You know how sometimes when a book is published the author is interviewed on the radio or in print. Often the best parts of the book are contained in that interview. This is one of those cases. If you find a good interview or article about this book you'll get all you need to know. I'll bet you'd get even more from those than from the book itself. Save your money/credits for something else.
It is well worth one's time. He boils down a lot of his earlier work and adds a few new anecdotes.
Some of the most practical advice I've ever heard regarding cognitive frames. Pay attention to their existence or ignore them at your peril.
This book covers topics of value which lie far beyond business. I've read multiple times and each reading yields more pearls of wisdom.
Hedges reading his own work is powerful. His descriptions of war's costs to both the individual and society obliterate the pro war propaganda that's so common in today's media. It's easy to see the origins of themes he expands on in Empire of Illusion and Death of the Liberal Class. Definitely a worthwhile read.
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