Moonshot: What Landing a Man on the Moon Teaches Us About Collaboration, Creativity, and the Mind-set for Success
On the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, renowned psychologist Richard Wiseman reveals the powerful life lessons behind humanity's greatest achievement.
The historic moon landings were achieved against remarkable odds and within the space of just a few years. How can we apply the secrets of this astronomical success to our own goals, to achieve the impossible in work and in life?
Psychologist Richard Wiseman brings together history, psychology, and self-help in this unique and powerful guide to achieving the impossible in work and in life. The result of intensive research, including interviews with surviving members of the Apollo mission-control team, Moonshot delivers eight key lessons on teamwork, leadership, persistence, creativity, and more, each one a vital part of the mindset for success.
Filled with never-before-told stories and fresh insights, Moonshot sheds new light on the science of success--and empowers each of us to achieve the impossible.
About the Author
Richard Wiseman has gained an international reputation for research into diverse areas of psychology, including deception, success, and luck. He was described by one Scientific American columnist as "one of the most innovative experimental psychologists in the world today." Wiseman's previous books, including 59 Seconds, The Luck Factor, and Quirkology, have sold more than 3 million copies worldwide. He has presented keynote addresses to the Swiss Economic Forum, Google, and elsewhere, and his YouTube videos have been viewed more than 500 million times. His work has made the front page of The Guardian, New Scientist, and The New Yorker. Wiseman holds Britain's only professorship in the Public Understanding of Psychology at the University of Hertfordshire. He lives in London.