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What was I thinking? : the dumb things we do and how to avoid them

Author: William B Helmreich
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Taylor Trade Pub., 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on hundreds of interviews and research, Helmreich concludes that many common missteps aren't only a result of psychological problems; they're also based on our culture, history, and values.
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Helmreich, William B.
What was I thinking?
Lanham, MD : Taylor Trade Pub., 2011
(DLC) 2010044192
(OCoLC)648921603
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William B Helmreich
ISBN: 9781589796010 1589796012
OCLC Number: 704436445
Description: 1 online resource (233 pages)
Contents: The world we live in --
Arrogance --
Ambition and greed --
Justice and honor --
The easy way out --
Insecurity --
On the edge --
Making the right decisions.
Responsibility: William B. Helmreich.

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