Systems Thinking: A Practical Guide to Improving Your Reasoning. Think in Mental Models, Become a Better Critical and Analytical Thinker (Paperback)

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Do you want to understand the roles of thinking in systems and how they affect, hinder, or aid in fulfilling your life? Are you ready to improve your reasoning and develop your full potential through critical and analytical thinking? Then you've come to the right place

This book includes:

  • Thinking in Systems and Mental Models
  • Critical Thinking and Analytical Mind

Without a broad view of interconnectedness, our problem-solving skills are limited and short-sighted, and our abilities to make long-term, beneficial decisions are hampered. If we don't acknowledge our interdependence's complexity, then we are doomed to replicate a system that will ultimately fail. Just as every node on a network contributes to the final result, every action of a member of a particular organizational system contributes to the outcome.

The human mind expects events and describes fundamentals by building small-scale models of the real world. A mental model is a way we represent and understand an event, phenomenon, or system compactly. There is a mental model for everything that happens around you.

Here's what you'll learn from this book:

  • The key concepts of systems thinking and what are its benefits when applied in everyday life
  • What is wrong with your current way of thinking, and how you can improve it to make better decisions
  • A step-by-step method to solve any problem
  • The role of Chaos Theory in systems thinking
  • Strategies for developing habits, mental toughness, and resilience to combat mental clutter
  • 40 mental models that you can use in your daily life
  • How to expand your set of mental models, create new ones, and use them effectively
  • The best techniques to develop your critical thinking abilities
  • How to identify and overcome hindrances that can sabotage your efforts at critical thinking
  • The secrets used by successful people to make the right decisions
  • Strategies to improve your analytical and logical skills to achieve peak performance, tackle challenges, and solve problems
  • How critical and analytical thinking applies in the professional world to create a successful career

... And so much more

Systems thinking provides a framework for defining and solving problems. Awareness of our interconnectedness is key to solving the biggest and most complex problems we face in contemporary society. We can grasp interconnections that we may not have seen before by extending our sense of the "now."

You will be astonished how you start seeing the world in a different light the moment you expose yourself to a new mental model. Once you start using them in your life, your day-to-day life will become so much easier. There is no end to the number of mental models that exist on this earth, and you will learn about so many of them in this book.

When you become a critical thinker, you will be astounded at how you can transform your aspirations into reality. You will understand that you can more readily control all parts of your life and better adapt to any issues or difficulties that life tosses at you. You'll love it when critical thinking starts to emerge in your everyday life.

You will finish reading this book feeling more analytical in every aspect of your life. You will learn to examine your mental processes, including your thoughts, feelings, and desires.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9781914040108
ISBN-10: 1914040104
Publisher: Marcus P. Dawson
Publication Date: June 1st, 2021
Pages: 440
Language: English