Winning the Brain Game goes beyond problem-solving techniques, emphasizing how to remove the blocks that overshadow our creativity to find solutions to complex situations or problems, providing as Matthew May called the elegant solution.
Related: Smarter, Faster, Better by Charles Duhigg
With a compelling style, enjoyable and easy to understand Matthew May shows the seven fatal flaws that we have picked in our lives since we were kids, for example, because of our educational system.
The seven flaws are:
Chapter 1. Leaping
Chapter 2. Fixation
Chapter 3. Overthinking
Chapter 4. Satisficing
Chapter 5. Downgrading
Chapter 6. Not invented here (NIH)
Chapter 7. Self-Censoring
This is a book to reread and practice to be aware of the flaws that create this gap between the mind and the brain, and how to fix them.
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Author Matthew E. May
Winning the Brain Game: Fixing the 7 Fatal Flaws of Thinking
Published by McGraw-Hill Education (May 27, 2016)
ARC by NetGalley