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

September 23, 2018

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:


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

Matthew's Other Books:

Matthew on Twitter - @MatthewEMay



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Your host and occasional cybernetic organism, Steve Glaveski, is committed to helping people better navigate the growing uncertainty that technology change brings, in order to survive, thrive, create more value for the world and lead more fulfilling lives.

Steve is the CEO and co-founder of innovation accelerator Collective Campus, founder of children's entrepreneurship program Lemonade Stand, author of Amazon best-seller The Innovation Manager's Handbook and the Wiley book, Employee to Entrepreneur, investor in blockchain based fractional property investment platform Konkrete and is a keynote speaker and startup advisor.

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