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.”
“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.”