The Sunday Times No.1 Bestseller
From the Bestselling Author of Bounce
What links the Mercedes Formula One team with Google?
What links Team Sky and the aviation industry?
What connects James Dyson and David Beckham?
They are all Black Box Thinkers.
Black Box Thinking is a new approach to high performance, a means of finding an edge in a complex and fast-changing world. It is not just about sport, but has powerful implications for business and politics, as well as for parents and students. In other words, all of us.
Drawing on a dizzying array of case studies and real-world examples, together with cutting-edge research on marginal gains, creativity and grit, Matthew Syed tells the inside story of how success really happens - and how we cannot grow unless we are prepared to learn from our mistakes.
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Everyone should read this book.
What a great read. Starts slow and a bit obvious or perhaps boring as chapters focus on different sectors like healthcare or justice system, but it gets better with every chapter as the story starts flowing naturally and really captures your attention, showing that failure plays an important role in success. With real life examples you can see that you can’t succeed without failing (over and over again).
One of my favourite books and something that I will try to read at least once a year. I wish there was another book focused even more on some examples from business, like the google or Unilever story.
Very Interesting Read
I found it very interesting to see how different industries and people operate with failure. Either by controlling it or being controlled.
There are some good points but they’re just worded different and repeated for pages and pages.