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Blink by Malcolm Gladwell
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Jan 05, 2009

really liked it
Read in January, 2009

Fascinating book! I would describe Blink as promoting self-awareness more than self-help. It's a captivating exploration of the ability of our unconscious minds to accurately(much of the time)read the world around us. The psychological studies featured offered refreshing evidence that it isn't always in our best interest to slow down and think rationally. I wouldn't base an investment strategy on Gladwell's "thin-slicing" methods, but when it comes to matters of life and death, love, trust and marriage, oh, and battle tactics, Blink makes a convincing argument to "go with our gut."
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Eliece Jim just read this and he liked it also -- I'll have to give it a try


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