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Listen to THINKERS Manifesto and become a better thinker. The quality of your next decision depends on it. Written and delivered by marketing technologist and entrepreneur Sean Jackson, THINKERS Manifesto is a short, 7-episode capsule podcast that shows you a proven path to thinking more clearly and making better decisions. Sean begins by explaining why we all naturally suck at thinking (it's true), and then proceeds to walk you through a step-by-step process for learning how to circumvent the many elements of our psychology and society that prevent us from doing our best thinking. Each episode begins with a compelling story and then delivers practical advice, backed by science and first-hand experience, that will help improve your thinking -- no matter how well you think you think right now.

Listen to THINKERS Manifesto and become a better thinker. The quality of your next decision depends on it. Written and delivered by marketing technologist and entrepreneur Sean Jackson, THINKERS Manifesto is a short, 7-episode capsule podcast that shows you a proven path to thinking more clearly and making better decisions. Sean begins by explaining why we all naturally suck at thinking (it's true), and then proceeds to walk you through a step-by-step process for learning how to circumvent the many elements of our psychology and society that prevent us from doing our best thinking. Each episode begins with a compelling story and then delivers practical advice, backed by science and first-hand experience, that will help improve your thinking -- no matter how well you think you think right now.
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Listen to THINKERS Manifesto and become a better thinker. The quality of your next decision depends on it. Written and delivered by marketing technologist and entrepreneur Sean Jackson, THINKERS Manifesto is a short, 7-episode capsule podcast that shows you a proven path to thinking more clearly and making better decisions. Sean begins by explaining why we all naturally suck at thinking (it's true), and then proceeds to walk you through a step-by-step process for learning how to circumvent the many elements of our psychology and society that prevent us from doing our best thinking. Each episode begins with a compelling story and then delivers practical advice, backed by science and first-hand experience, that will help improve your thinking -- no matter how well you think you think right now.

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@seanthinks

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English

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2146751100


Episodes

EP 7: A Thinker's Journey: Putting It All Together

1/22/2019
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Sean puts all the pieces of entire process together into one coherent path for anyone who is serious about becoming a better thinker. The episode begins with a test -- three questions designed to measure your instinctive reactions against your ability to think at a higher level. Listen to the questions and take it seriously. How do you do? Then Sean goes through each step, one through six, to outline the process he has used to become a better thinker. It's all here for you, and you'll be...

Duration:00:14:28

EP 6: Filter Fools to Refine Your Ideas

1/22/2019
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Collaboration is a key to unlocking the potential of any idea, but only if you know how to properly assess and filter the feedback you get. This episode begins with a story about one company's radical philosophy for encouraging feedback and idea sharing, as well as its cutthroat method for filtering good ideas from bad. The story is a springboard for discussing how you can be proactive in getting feedback from the right sources and incorporate the right advice. ***** To learn more and...

Duration:00:13:34

EP 4: Limitations Can Actually Improve Your Thinking (Seriously)

1/16/2019
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Learn the questions you need to ask (and, importantly, the order in which you need to ask them) so that you can get to the heart of a problem, which is the only way to actually discover its best solution. This episode begins with the story of a man whose voice has been celebrated and adored the world over. But were it not for a fateful accident in his youth, it's possible that angelic voice might never have been heard from at all. This story illustrates the power of limitations -- and when...

Duration:00:13:36

EP 2: You Need Emotional Circuit Breakers

1/16/2019
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Learn about an important tool that will help you think better and make more clear-headed decisions -- even in times of extreme stress: emotional circuit breakers. In this second episode of THINKERS Manifesto, you learn the story of a group of young people who went through an excruciatingly intense training session for potential expected abuse that most of us cannot even fathom. And what they did next ... yeah, it will shock you. And what they did is an example of an emotional circuit...

Duration:00:14:43

EP 3: How To Create the Space You Need to Think

1/16/2019
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Learn how to create the right physical environment for the thinking you need to do -- with the understanding that different types of thinking are done best in different types of physical environments. This episode begins with a story about one of the most renowned thinkers who has ever lived. What he says about his notoriously messy desk might surprise you. Inherent in his story, and said quote, is an important lesson about the role our physical environment plays in our thinking. And the...

Duration:00:10:47

EP 5: The Power of Creative Destruction

1/16/2019
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The path to better decisions and better outcomes is paved with the creative destruction of old ideas, and this episode explains how to do it (and why you should). This episode begins with the story of a young writer who, in the days before computers and digital backups, lost all of his unpublished, hand-written manuscripts. It might have devastated his career. Instead, it catapulted it. It turns out that setbacks and destruction (even killing your darlings) can be exactly what's needed to...

Duration:00:10:11

EP 1: Why We Suck At Thinking

1/16/2019
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In the first episode of THINKERS Manifesto, Sean Jackson explains why we struggle to think and make decisions in a society that can feel designed to distract and manipulate us. The episode begins with a test. Just follow the simple instructions. And it's worth your time to take the test seriously because Sean follows by explaining the underlying reasoning behind the test and why it works almost universally -- which is at once illuminating, and a little frightening. Then Sean dives into...

Duration:00:12:29