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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? Do you want to increase your thinking skills and build effective mental models?

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.

In this audiobook, you will learn:

  • The key concepts of systems thinking
  • A step-by-step method to solve any problem
  • Tips to improve your decision-making process
  • The role of Chaos Theory in systems thinking
  • What is wrong with your current way of thinking and how you can improve it
  • Strategies for developing habits, mental toughness, and resilience to combat mental clutter
  • Forty 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
  • And 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. 

You will be astonished how you start seeing the world in a different light the moment you expose yourself to a new mental model. There is no end to the number of mental models that exist on earth, and you will learn about so many of them in this audiobook. 

Ready to get started? But don't think too much about it. Listen to Thinking in Systems and Mental Models right now!

©2020 Marcus P. Dawson (P)2021 Marcus P. Dawson

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  • 31-05-2021

Strategies that work

I must say that I have started to live a great experience thanks to this material, my mind has gradually adopted very profitable ways of thinking, and that undoubtedly has brought multiple benefits to my daily life. Thank you so much!

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  • 31-05-2021

Now everything is possible..

The topic about mental models, systems thinking, and other similar ones, seemed very uninteresting to me, but that was really due to the fact that I had never had the opportunity to listen very well about them. Until this book showed it to me in the best way..

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  • 30-05-2021

Understanding the why of things

Why do we make bad decisions? That was one of the questions that invaded my head the most, and when I was able to experience the beautiful feeling at the moment I started to hear the answers, I felt much more relieved. I will always be grateful for this.

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  • 17-06-2021

I feel sorry for the narrator

The narrator seems to be ill equipped to deliver this material. He sounds profoundly bored with the material. This makes the dry content even harder to consume.
Other than that it had some interesting ideas. I found it quite scattered conceptually.

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  • 31-05-2021

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With the chapter on Mental Toughness and Tenacity, I gained undeniable strength, which has taken me to levels I considered impossible to reach.

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  • 31-05-2021

getting real focus

being always totally focused on the goal, on the process to get there, is not something simple, but this material has helped me to put into practice many strategies to maintain, no matter what, that focus that I need to have always.

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  • 30-05-2021

renewing my current mindset

My mind has been much better, it has been very open to changes, which I have been able to learn about from this book, and then successfully adopt to enjoy its benefits. This time has been a great blessing for my life :)

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  • 29-05-2021

A very well explained manual

This whole book has been filled with a lot of valuable information for me, what I liked the most was how well the author explained each topic. Thank you very much. Thank you!

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  • 29-05-2021

Correcting mistakes

I was able to put an end to the errors of thoughts that I was having very constantly, and it is important to emphasize that this is not an easy task to solve when you do not have an excellent book as this one has been. Thank you!

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  • 29-05-2021

Enjoying the good results

I have realized that little by little I am acquiring those attributes that people who think in systems commonly have, and that has motivated me a lot to keep working until I reach the goals I have set in my mind

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  • 01-06-2021

becoming a genius thinker

Always thinking about how mental models create our destiny, and among other characteristics that I have been adopting over time, I have come to the conclusion that I am becoming a great thinker, and this book has been part of this growth.

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  • 01-06-2021

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I have understood very well the value of mental models, and that has encouraged me to want to know what my mental models are, in order to replace them with better ones. It has been a unique experience.

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  • 01-06-2021

All the details matter

The mini habits that we have in our daily life matter a lot, for that reason, with the help of this material, I have been able to replace many things that were not bringing me anything good, for habits that will propel me to a much healthier, successful and happy life.

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  • 01-06-2021

Understanding all types of thinking

I had not had the opportunity to know very well all the types of thoughts, and it was at this time, hand in hand with this material, that I was finally able to understand it all very well, and use the information for my own benefit.

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  • 01-06-2021

Interesting information

I learned a lot about systems thinking in this audiobook. Thank you very much for the information

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  • 29-05-2021

success follows me

with the help of this book I have brought about an incredible success, which I no longer have to tire myself out to pursue, but it comes without much trouble. but definitely none of this would have been possible without this special and unique content.

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  • 29-05-2021

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I have always believed in mental power, but I had never had the joy of being very well oriented with respect to this interesting subject, but my time came, and this book became my teacher, now I know well what to do to obtain what I want through thought.

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  • 29-05-2021

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The IDEA model has allowed me to enjoy a super useful orientation to improve the process of a plan, which will undoubtedly be successful. How much gratitude is in my heart for having this extraordinary book, it has helped me a lot.

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  • 29-05-2021

Visualized advantages

I was able to understand very well everything about the development of the observation of the mentality, it was truly so that I could realize which are the benefits that this type of topics were giving to my life, and I could really conclude that they were infinite..

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  • 29-05-2021

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With these 4 steps I was able to have the opportunity to organize my thoughts, this really helped me a lot to have a comprehensive overview. My best decision was to have been able to document, order, rethink and prioritize my thoughts, I have no doubt about that.

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