From accounts of psychiatry and psychotherapy to the latest behavioural economics, humanity's exploration of human mind and behaviour has always proven a fascinating subject to read. Many of these books have been huge international bestsellers.
Available in English for the first time, Surrounded by Idiots, presents his simple model based on four personality types (Red, Blue, Green and Yellow). Thomas Erikson guarantees that after reading this book the number of idiots around you will be drastically reduced and you will have a better understanding of everyone around you.
Every time we are introduced to someone new, try to be creative, or start a difficult conversation, we take a risk. We feel exposed. Most of us try to fight those feelings, we strive to appear perfect. In this book, the author challenges everything we think we know about vulnerability, and dispels the accepted myth that it's a weakness.
Offers a mind management model that can help you become a happy, confident, healthier and successful person. This book explains the struggle that takes place within your mind and shows how to apply this understanding to every area of your life so you can: recognise how your mind is working; and understand and manage your emotions and thoughts.
Looks at the way our minds work, and how we make decisions. This book reveals how our minds are tripped up by error and prejudice (even when we think we are being logical), and gives you practical techniques for slower, smarter thinking. It enables you to make better decisions at work, at home, and in everything you do.
Basically, choice theory helps its users avoid confrontation and ask pertinent questions. It sees conscious or unconscious desire for external control as the main problem in the four major personal relationships: husband-wife, parent-child, teacher-student, and manager-worker. This book presents this theory.