Summary of The Thinker’s Toolkit
From the book: THE THINKER’S TOOLKIT: 14 Powerful Techniques for Problem Solving - Revised and Updated Copyright © 1995, 1998 by Morgan D. Jones Published by Crown Business, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC
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People often evaluate solutions incorrectly when they attack a problem. Some mistakes spring from insufficient information, but many are due to the natural tendency to believe what they “prefer to be true.” To improve your ability to solve problems, use 14 analytical methods designed to counter cognitive errors. To derive maximum benefit from Morgan D. Jones’s manual, don't just read it; work with it. He provides effective tactics to help you build cognitive skills.
About the Author
Morgan D. Jones formerly headed the CIA’s analytic training branch. He taught analytic methods at Georgetown University and founded Analytic Prowess, which conducts workshops for government and private organizations.
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2 years agoVery interesting summary of problem solving.