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John Adair's 100 Greatest Ideas for Smart Decision Making by John Adair

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Preface

Success in any field depends on your ability to make the right decisions all the time. None of us get it right all the time, but this book will help you to learn valuable lessons from your own mistakes and – what is much less costly – the mistakes of others.

The basic unit of the book is the Idea. These Ideas are clustered together under themes and divided into five Parts.

As you will see, an Idea varies considerably from covering just one simple big thought to being a ‘cluster bomb’ of smaller ideas for improving the related activities of decision making, problem solving and creative thinking.

The Ideas are all independent of each other, like prose poems. So this isn’t the kind of book that you have to start at the beginning and read ...

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