The quality of your thinking depends on the models in your head. Perhaps. The book that forms the basis of this article won’t be released until October of this year but seeing that it’s affordable, I’ve pre-ordered it for a surprise addition to my reading list.
The old saying goes, “To the man with a hammer, everything looks like a nail.” But anyone who has done any kind of project knows a hammer often isn’t enough.
The more tools you have at your disposal, the more likely you’ll use the right tool for the job — and get it done right.
The same is true when it comes to your thinking. The quality of your outcomes depends on the mental models in your head. And most people are going through life with little more than a hammer.
The Great Mental Models: General Thinking Concepts