Based on scientific research, Blink is a fascinating book that explores the power of first impressions and instantaneous decision-making. Author Malcolm Gladwell introduces readers to concepts such as “thin slicing” and “the 2002 Clinton presidential election”. Blink sheds light on how we make decisions every day – often unconsciously – and offers insight into what separates successful people from those who achieve less. This thought-provoking read is essential for anyone interested in business or career development.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for people who want to learn more about the science behind first impressions and instantaneous decision-making. It’s also for people who are interested in business and career development, as it offers insight into what separates successful people from those who achieve less.
- Blink offers scientific research to support its claims
- The book is fascinating and enjoyable to read
- It provides insight into the thought processes of successful people
- The book can be dense at times and may require readers to focus
- Some of the research findings in Blink may challenge long-held beliefs or norms
- The book does not provide specific instructions on how to apply the concepts discussed
Learn more about the author
Malcolm Gladwell is a Canadian journalist, author, and speaker. He has written for The New Yorker since 1996, and has published five books: The Tipping Point (2000), Blink (2005), Outliers (2008), What the Dog Saw (2009), and David and Goliath(2013).
“I loved Blink! It was a great read and I learned so much from it. I would definitely recommend it to anyone.”
“Blink is a great book. It’s well written and easy to read, yet it covers some pretty complex material. I thought Gladwell made his case convincingly and found the examples he used interesting.”
“It’s an absolutely amazing book. After reading it, you’ll never look at the world in the same way again.”
“Insightful and engaging…Gladwell has a knack for drawing interesting conclusions from scientific research.”