Ian Leslie
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Ian Leslie

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I'm fascinated by humans - by the creative, combative, insightful, self-deceiving, wilful and perverse creatures that we are. In each of my books I hold some aspect of human psychology or behaviour up to the light and examine it from many angles. I consult with psychologists, anthropologists, economists, historians and philosophers; I interview people who do extraordinary jobs. I seek out the most amazing ideas and insights - and I bring this stew to the bubble with stories. Essentially, I aim to make you see what you thought you knew in a whole new light, and to give you insights that you can apply in your life. In BORN LIARS I asked why it is that while we all agree lying is a terrible thing, we all do it. Could it be that lies and lying are more central to our humanity than we like to admit? In CURIOUS, I argued that curiosity isn't a gift that keeps on giving but a muscle that needs to be exercised. In CONFLICTED I look at the art and science of disagreement. Now that we live in hyper-connected, democratic world in which everyone expects to be heard, there is more disagreement and conflict than ever - but nobody has prepared for us for this! So we either get into fights, or we avoid it - which may be even worse. I talked to people who successfully manage conflict-ridden conversations under pressure - interrogators, hostage negotiators, addiction therapists, diplomats, divorce mediators, relationship scientists - and distilled the incredible insights I learned into a series of principles for better, more productive disagreement - the kind that leads to creative achievement, smarter decisions, and deeper human connections.
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    • The Desire to Know and Why Your Future Depends On It
    • By: Ian Leslie
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
    • Release date: 09-28-21
    • Language: English
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    • The Desire to Know and Why Your Future Depends on It
    • By: Ian Leslie
    • Narrated by: Rich Keeble
    • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
    • Release date: 05-07-20
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 7 ratings

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    • Why We Can't Live Without Deceit
    • By: Ian Leslie
    • Narrated by: Rich Keeble
    • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
    • Release date: 05-07-20
    • Language: English
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    • Lessons on Productive Conflict at Work and Home
    • By: Ian Leslie
    • Narrated by: Hugh Kermode
    • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
    • Release date: 07-12-22
    • Language: English
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