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The success strategies of unknown world market leaders
Hermann Simon - Springer New York - 2009 - 402 pages

Hidden Champions of the 21st Century

2024 March 20 | by Arduino Mancini Critical thinking - Leadership - Resilience

When you’re drinking Coca-Cola, the name Jungbunzlauer is very unlikely to be the first thing that springs into your mind. But this Austrian-Swiss global company supplies the citric acid for every Coca-Cola produced and sold. That’s what Hermann Simon would call: a Hidden Champion company. You might be surprised to learn that: Whether you visit […]

The Pursuit of Unhappiness
Paul Watzlawick - W. W. Norton & Company - 1993 - 128 pages

The Situation Is Hopeless But Not Serious

2023 September 06 | by Arduino Mancini Critical thinking - Education - Effective thinking

Are you challenged by having diligently followed a good number of recipes for happiness that have turned out to be unsuccessful? Do you have enough of the recommendations of psychologists, coaches, and life masters? Are you tired of being told to simply be yourself because there are no limits to the achievements you can reach? […]

Better laugh at pessimism, especially when it says nonsense!
Arthur Bloch - Mandarin - 1979 - 96 pages

Murphy's Law

2022 September 22 | by Arduino Mancini Critical thinking - Resilience

Is it worth buying a worldwide best seller, which even today is influencing the way millions of people think? Before answering, it is important to know more about the book. In 1949, US Air Force aircraft engineer Captain Ed Murphy, observing the progress of some of his experiments, said: Anything that can go wrong, will […]

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving: great book!
John Butterworth, Geoff Thwaites - Cambridge University Press - 2016

Thinking Skills

2019 June 13 | by Arduino Mancini Critical thinking - Problem solving

Here is a book that can be helpful to both students and people who work in organisations of all kinds and want to improve their performance in the role management. Thinking Skills is the endorsed coursebook that provides complete coverage of the Cambridge AS and A Level Thinking Skills syllabus offering substantially updated, new and […]

A Guide to Critical Thinking
M. Neil Browne, Stuart M. Keeley - Pearson - 2015 - 192 p.

Asking the Right Questions

2019 April 06 | by Arduino Mancini Critical thinking

What is critical thinking? And why is it today an essential component of everyone’s professional and personal life? We can define critical thinking as a body of knowledge and skills that supports the process of evaluating the authentic meaning of arguments you heard, aimed at assessing whether those arguments are credible and convincing. We live […]