How Can We Think More Clearly, Innovate More Often, and Find Clarity?

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Thomas Edison had the following quote displayed on a sign at his famous laboratory at Menlo Park: “There is no expedient to which a man will not resort to avoid the real labour of thinking.” For all of the literary world’s focus on productivity and success, there aren’t quite as many places to turn when you simply want to think better. But the power of critical thinking and decision-making is among the most impactful skills that we have. In this Edge, we explore some of the tools for better clarity in thinking, enhanced ability to think creatively and generate innovative ideas, and the ability to make better decisions through the lens of three excellent books on these subjects.

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