Blink: the Power of Thinking Without Thinking

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Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking is a book written by Malcolm Gladwell. This book introduces the concept of “thin slicing”. The concept refers to how in a split second or blink of an eye people can make an unconscious and accurate assessment of someone. Using the concept of thin slicing we can determine what is really important within the first few seconds when meeting someone. Malcolm Gladwell explained that first impressions or spontaneous decisions can be just as important as decisions that are made carefully and planned out. According to Gladwell, people make better decisions with quick judgments than they do with a lot of analysis. Gladwell believes that the power
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My question is what type of training do people need to help control or gain the ability to make those unconscious and accurate spilt second decisions. Gladwell ends his book by encouraging people to apply the concept of thin slicing and it will improve your ability to make the right decisions.
Gladwell presents an interesting concept of “thin slicing” I definitely recommend this book for others to read. I enjoyed reading this book. Malcolm Gladwell was right when he stated on the back cover of the book, that reading this book would change the way I understood every decision I made. It has changed the way I think about making decisions.
Work Cited
Gladwell, Malcolm. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking. 1st edition. New York.
Little, Brown and Company. Time Warner Group.
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