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Press Release: The Art of Insight by Charles Kiefer and Malcolm Constable

Katie Sheehan Posted by Katie Sheehan, Senior Communications Manager, Berrett-Koehler Publishers Inc.


Press Release: The Art of Insight by Charles Kiefer and Malcolm Constable

The Art of Insight

By Charles Kiefer and Malcolm Constable

New book teaches readers how to have more Aha! moments in life

Conventional wisdom holds the generation of insights to be an elusive and mysterious process. Kiefer and Constable turn conventional wisdom on its head with this marvelous addition to the library of all those devoted to improving the quality of their thinking.
-Len Schlesinger, President, Babson College, and former Vice Chairman, Limited Brands

Based on the authors’ years of research, reflection, and experiences with colleagues, friends, and business clients, The Art of Insight presents practical methods for recognizing and cultivating an insight state of mind. All too often, decision-making is a forced experience that promotes recycling of old ideas and old ways of thinking. Kiefer and Constable’s Insight Thinking Methods are designed to foster fresh thoughts and perspectives. But this is not a rigid set of rules-it’s a creative pursuit. Guided by their user-friendly practices and helpful exercises-both in the book and online-you’ll develop your own personal approach to cultivating a mindset where insights come readily so that new or longstanding problems are solved with confidence and ease.

It is the simple truth that one insight can change your life, and the next can change your organization or even the world. A go-to-guide that can make the complicated effortless, The Art of Insight offers a path to becoming a more effective thinker and decision-maker.

Charles Kiefer is the founder of Innovation Associates, which is dedicated to helping large organizations innovate. Together with cofounder Peter Senge-whose landmark bestseller The Fifth Discipline was based on IA’s work-Kiefer created the concept of the learning organization. He is a graduate of MIT with degrees in physics and management.

Malcolm Constable has worked in management consulting and commercial real estate and is the founder of Insight Golf, a consulting firm that teaches practices that improve decision-making and executive performance in both business and golf.

Publication date: April 2013, $17.95, paperback, 192 pages, 5 ½" x 8 ½", ISBN 978-1-60994-809-2
PDF ebook, ISBN 978-1-60994-810-8