Life is full of important decisions, and they all have consequences. Large or small, positive or negative, intended or unintended. Would you consider yourself wise when it comes to the choices you make?
With room to write down your own thoughts and ideas, What Is Wisdom? invites you to practice many ways of thinking developed by philosophers throughout history, helping you make better decisions in an uncertain world.
The ability to switch between these ways of thinking will lead you to clearer distinctions between what matters and what doesn’t and guide you toward regret-free decisions. It will give you the courage to take action when the opportunity arises, the prudence to pause when perspective is needed, and the diligence to follow through to get closer to where you want to be.
May you enjoy with each step the sense of mastery, freedom, and wonder that awaits you.
In What is Water?, Kayvan Kian shifts the focus away from this overwhelm and toward ways of thinking that will help you grow stronger through it all. Drawing on everything from ancient Stoic philosophy to contemporary examples, Kayvan delivers an approach for dealing with our VUCA world that is simple, pragmatic, and easily transferable to teams, families, and communities.
We live in a world that feels increasingly volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA). For young people, the sense of unease this world creates comes with serious difficulties. Many are asking: how can you lead, grow, and thrive in today’s world?
You are not alone in this struggle, and with this book, you’ll be empowered with a strong sense of choice in life, no matter what kind of situations come your way.
How well do you know yourself? How well do you want to know yourself? Why?
Knowing yourself more fully can lead to better leadership, relationships, and decision-making. You can also pursue it for its own sake.
However, we don’t often get the chance to turn our attention inward, to notice aspects of ourselves that go unnoticed in a world full of demands, information overload, and distractions.
So why wait? Feel free to seize the opportunity, and immerse yourself in this workbook full of timeless questions with room for reflection.
With awareness, playfulness, and courage, What Is Wonder? can help you explore your inner life further to get to know yourself better.