Know your Subject and Practice the Basics
Learn to use Thin Slicing.
In yet another addition to this multi-part review in action of Malcolm Gladwell’s book Blink we would be remiss if we did not talk about the concept of thin slicing: Taking small bits of information, many times unconscious, and being able to make well formed decisions in the blink of an eye.
We can change who we are and what our associations are by changing our lives, changing our routines, and become familiar with ourselves. Klein’s study within the book demonstrated that when experts make decisions, they don’t logically and systematically compare all available options. Unfortunately, we are taught that in order to make good decisions we need to logically and systematically compare all available options. In real life, this is much too slow. He noticed that the nurses and the firefighters in the study would size up the situation and act almost immediately, drawing on expertise, intuition and a kind of rough mental simulation.
So, how do we increase the speed at which we make prudent decisions, especially as it pertains to Network Marketing?
Know your subject and Practice the basics!
These two things summarize the entire method of how to think on your feet! This is how to use Thin Slicing to your advantage. He could have just summarized it that way, but I don’t think people would have bought the book then.
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