Daniel Kahneman's purpose in his book, Thinking Fast and Slow, is to bring within the grasp of everyday understanding the power of psychology, perception, illogical thinking, irrationality, and behavioral economics. Arguably Kahneman's most famous publication, the book summarizes research that he has conducted over decades and decades. Inside, Kahneman explains how we, as humans, often think and behave irrationally due to faulty intuition, biases, and erroneous mental shortcuts and how these patterns of thought can hold us back.
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"Good primer for the book."
In modern times, Dr. Carol Dweck is one of the most influential scientific minds when it comes to human thought. Her work over many decades has led to what she calls "mindset theory" - that all people have either a fixed mindset or a growth mindset. Her book, Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, explores what it means to have either a fixed or a growth mindset; how your mindset affects your work, relationships, and success in general; and whether organizations can also be said to have mindsets.
"Good summary, but not all content covered."
Kondo's book, a number-one New York Times best seller, teaches listeners how to declutter their homes using a unique and remarkable step-by-step methodology for simplifying and transforming one's space. Please note that this summary is NOT the original book and is meant to be listened to as a supplement to the original.
Hal Elrod's The Miracle Morning is all about finding the time to make the most out of your life and to finally realize your full potential. Elrod has an incredible personal story, which he outlines in the book. The challenges he has faced in his life led him to develop the concept of The Miracle Morning. His goal is to help you create success in every area of your life before you even leave your house for the day. He teaches you how to finally abandon mediocrity and set up a system that will propel you toward personal and professional success.
Codependent No More was the debut book of bes-tselling author Melody Beattie. Beattie's book became a phenomenon of the self-help movement, selling over eight million copies, six million of them in the United States. According to Bettie, codependency in relationships results from our desire to rescue people. She believes that this desire is counter-productive, and that our efforts to rescue people might actually do more harm than good, both for ourselves and our loved ones.
Gawande is a decorated surgeon and Harvard professor. In his most intriguing work yet, he addresses the ultimate tension in modern medicine between saving and extending lives and providing a good quality of life for those who are dying. He writes logically and passionately that quality of life, not longer life, is what the dying really want, offering both data and poignant stories to support his argument. He also provides examples of more patient-focused models for caring for the elderly.
"Best to listen while reading the original book"