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    • Black Box Thinking

    • The Surprising Truth About Success
    • By: Matthew Syed
    • Narrated by: Simon Slater
    • Length: 12 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,439
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,067
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,051

    Columnist for The Times and best-selling author of Bounce: The myth of talent and the power of practice, Matthew Syed argues that the key to success is a positive attitude to failure. What links the Mercedes Formula One team with Google? What links Dave Braisford's Team Sky and the aviation industry?What is the connection between the inventor James Dyson and the footballer David Beckham? They are all Black Box Thinkers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Insightful, entertaining and informative

    • By Callum on 01-12-15

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Bounce

    • Mozart, Federer, Picasso, Beckham, and the Science of Success
    • By: Matthew Syed
    • Narrated by: James Clamp
    • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 867
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 667
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 661

    Few things in life are more satisfying than beating a rival. We love to win and hate to lose, whether it's on the playing field or at the ballot box, in the office or in the classroom. In this bold new look at human behavior, award-winning journalist and Olympian Matthew Syed explores the truth about our competitive nature: why we win, why we don't, and how we really play the game of life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • so much more than the title suggests

    • By Mr. R. D. Cox on 20-06-11
    • Mozart, Federer, Picasso, Beckham, and the Science of Success
    • By: Matthew Syed
    • Narrated by: James Clamp
    • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
    • Release date: 20-04-10
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 867 ratings

    Regular price: £25.69

    • You Are Awesome

    • By: Matthew Syed
    • Narrated by: Matthew Syed
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    This positive and empowering guide, by best-selling mind-set author Matthew Syed, will help boys and girls build resilience, fulfil their potential and become successful, happy, awesome adults. I'm no good at sport.... I can't do maths.... I really struggle with exams.... Sound familiar? If you believe you can't do something, the chances are you won't try. But what if you really could get better at maths or sport or exams? In fact, what if you could excel at anything you put your mind to? You Are Awesome can help you do just that, inspiring and empowering young listeners to find the confidence to realise their potential.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Reduced and regurgitate from previous books

    • By ARIEL MARCELL BRAVO AYALA on 07-06-18

    Regular price: £12.99

    • The Greatest

    • The Quest for Sporting Perfection
    • By: Matthew Syed
    • Narrated by: Simon Slater
    • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 160
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 138
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 136

    What can Roger Federer teach us about the secret of longevity? What do the All Blacks have in common with improvised jazz musicians? What can cognitive neuroscientists tell us about what happens to the brains of sportspeople when they perform? And why did Johan Cruyff believe that beauty was more important than winning? Matthew Syed, the Sports Journalist of the Year 2016, answers these questions and more in a fascinating, wide-ranging and provocative book about the mental game of sport.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great book

    • By Blessing on 19-10-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Das Black-Box-Prinzip

    • Warum Fehler uns weiterbringen
    • By: Matthew Syed
    • Narrated by: Robert Frank
    • Length: 12 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Lernen aus Fehlern hat den Status eines Klischees, aber Matthew Syed zeigt, was hinter der erfolgreichsten Lernmethode der Menschheit steckt, und gibt Einblick in die Bandbreite der Techniken, die die innovativsten Organisationen der Welt nutzen. Denn der wichtigste Faktor des Erfolgs ist eine positive Einstellung zum Scheitern. Menschen, die gezielt aus Fehlern lernen, anstatt sie zu vertuschen oder anderen in die Schuhe zu schieben, nennt Matthew Syed Black-Box-Denker.

    Regular price: £17.29