Simple behaviours that unclutter your mind and help you realise your true potential Awaken your passion and tap into your inner greatness as you remove the metaphorical clutter from your life with Simple Thinking. You'll learn how to expand your mind and understand your true potential through the power of thinking simply, while stripping back the jargon and digging to the core of any obstacle in your way. Let's be honest, life is full of unnecessary complexity and it's left most of us confused, angry and disenfranchised. This book will help you to remove the baggage, cut through the clutter and begin your smooth path to success. Learn how to: * Live and act with resiliency, authenticity and passion * Learn to trust your instincts again and see the world through new eyes * Recalibrate your thoughts, behaviours and actions * Declutter your mind, streamline your day and be successful at life Simple wisdom, simply shared, is personal development unplugged and when you begin peeling back the layers to expose the heart of the problem, you become well-equipped to devise a simpler, yet more effective solution. Simple Thinking will help you in achieving this state of clarity and confidence.
Richard Gerver is a MASSIVE speaker off the back of being an award winning head teacher. He is the author of Change: Learn to Love It, Learn to Lead It, published by Penguin, which offers a groundbreaking look into how the world is dealing with the challenge of unleashing human potential and embracing and leading change. A former school principal and advisor to the UK Government, the author has taken innovation by storm. He has transitioned his global reputation for leadership in education and is now regarded as one of the most original and authentic thinkers around human leadership and organisational transformation in the world. He has been named UK Business Speaker of the Year twice and has spoken at both TED and RSA events. He now spends his time working with organisations at the forefront of global innovation and excellence including Microsoft, Deloitte, Google, TUI, Morgan Stanley and Harrods. His unique experience and insight into realising human potential also finds him working in elite sport; with Olympic and Paralympic coaches, EPL Soccer coaches, England Golf and professional cricket teams. He is also working with the Music Industry to aid them succeed during their complex climate of change. Gerver's unique insight into our development from infants to adults helps us to understand the nature of our personal and professional responses to risk, change, creativity and development. His ability to connect experiences across seemingly different environments, helps people to expand their thinking and their own perception of their potential, particularly by using the principles of simplicity.
Introduction 1 1 The Child 9 2 Interested? 23 3 Problems? 39 4 Focus 57 5 Be Prepared 75 6 Belief 91 7 The Word 107 8 Together 125 9 Shatterproof 141 10 In the End 157 About the Author 175 Acknowledgements 177 Index 179