Episode #44: Correcting our 7 Fatal Flaws of Thinking with Matthew E May

Matthew E May is the author of Amazon bestseller Winning the Brain Game: Fixing the 7 Fatal Flaws of Thinking, as well as four previous, award-winning books: The Laws of Subtraction (2012), The Shibumi Strategy (2010), In Pursuit of Elegance (2009), and The Elegant Solution (2006).

A popular speaker, executive coach, and close advisor on strategy, innovation, and lean to companies such as ADP, Intuit, and Toyota, his articles have appeared in national publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journey, Harvard Business Review Fast Company, MIT/Sloan Management Review and USA Today.

In this episode we dive into the 7 fatal flaws of thinking that all of us are guilty of from time to time and some of us perhaps more often than we care to admit.

Correcting these 7 fatal flaws will serve to make us much better innovators, entrepreneurs, communicators and help us to ultimately succeed and achieve new heights in both our professional and personal lives.

Sneak peak into 3 of the 7 flaws:

- jumping to conclusions

- overthinking

- fixation

Topics Discussed:

- The 7 fatal flaws and how to correct them

- Mindful decision making

- Matthew's successful New Yorker cartoon caption entry

 

Show Notes:

MatthewEMay.com

Get the book "Winning the Brain Game": https://amzn.to/2xxl3S5

Matthew's Other Books:

Matthew on Twitter - @MatthewEMay

 

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