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Do you want to significantly improve the quality of your thoughts, attitudes, and behaviors?

Do you want to be able to understand the world better and become better respected?

This book will help you do exactly that!

Many of us take in and process complex information throughout the day, whether it is at work or elsewhere. The ability to break that complex structure down and present it in a simplified version is often crucial to our success but is something that many of us lack. That has now changed!

Inside this book, Mental Models: A Step by Step Guide to Improving your Critical Thinking, Decision Making and Problem Solving through Effective Mental Modeling, you will find new ideas and strategies to help you improve the way you approach problems, with chapters that include:

  • Understanding different types of schemas
  • Challenging your existing models
  • How you can improve your mental models for better results
  • Greshams’ law and how it can help you become a better person
  • Tracking your progress
  • Applying mental models to daily life
  • And much more....

This book is ideal for anyone who has never heard of mental models before, or for those who not getting the most from the ones they are currently using.

Whichever it is, Mental Models: A Step by Step Guide to Improving your Critical Thinking, Decision Making and Problem Solving through Effective Mental Modeling is the book which will provide a platform for success like no other!

©2019 Adrian Kirk (P)2020 Adrian Kirk

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  • Chrissie Hall
  • 25-05-2020

I’ll probably order the paperback for keepsake!

I really enjoyed this one and I’m thinking of getting the paperback just to have it in my bookshelf! This was a great tool for me in understanding mental models since I’ve only heard of it from a colleague who was talking about it in class. I can’t wait to learn more about it 😊

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  • Mark J. Bynum
  • 26-05-2020

The narration was great!

The narration of this book was well done and the author made it easy to learn and understand the concept of mental models. Most books often fail to do that, so I really liked this one.

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  • Edward C. Ruffin
  • 26-05-2020

Morning drives and right before bed

Just before bed, my wife and I would listen to this and we both enjoyed it a lot. It was very easy to listen to and the author did a good job on keeping you hooked as the book dove deeper in the different types of mental models that we all encounter daily.

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  • Sue J. Clay
  • 26-05-2020

Overall, great audiobook

Clear and straight to the point. Lots of learning from this audiobook. I love this audiobook.

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  • John C. Moore
  • 26-05-2020

It was good, but could be better

I enjoyed it. However, some parts that I didn’t really get. It’s probably just me since I can’t multi-task (i.e. play games and listen to an audiobook). I should probably listen to it when I’m actually doing nothing, but overall great book!

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  • Eve Sorrentino
  • 25-05-2020

Golden nuggets everywhere!

I found a lot of key learnings from listening to this audiobook. The author and the narrator kept the audience in mind when going over the book which made it easy for me to get the most out of it. Highly recommended

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  • Philip Johnson
  • 25-05-2020

Made it easy to understand Pareto/Gresham and othe

Mental models are something that’s not quite easy to grasp for many, but this book made it fun to learn more about the topic. Overall, I definitely recommend it to someone who is just starting to utilize mental models!

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  • Stephanie Cundiff
  • 24-05-2020

I enjoyed the narration a lot!

Mental models can be quite dry, but the narration made it very easy to listen to, which I enjoyed quite a lot. Shout out to the narrator for doing a great job.

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  • Jennifer Chris
  • 23-05-2020

An interesting audiobook, reflection is required.

It was a very helpful audiobook in helping me reflect more on my personal schemas, especially when I had a discussion with my partner and friends about the topic. Very informative and it did help me a lot when it comes to improving how I deal with others and how I approach decision making.

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  • Carol Batey
  • 23-05-2020

Would’ve been nice if it were longer

It was short and sweet. I loved it. However, I wish that it was longer…a bit contradictory, but great nonetheless!

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