“The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind
at the same time and still retain the ability to function”
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Traditional business tools and approaches aren’t always helpful when trying to understand and talk about human behavior and motivation . Yet a good grasp of what lies at the core of human conduct is crucial to deal with many issues faced by businesses today. True, you may not find answers to economic problems in poems, stories or novels , but you may well find new perspectives from where to approach old questions. Reading good writers helps people be more efficient when it comes to finding creative decisions , it makes us more empathic and it enables us to see the world from multiple perspectives .
On the other hand, reading fiction in English , constitutes an excellent way to enlarge and enrich one’s knowledge of the language. Besides , discussions and debates around texts go a long way towards improving verbal linguistic abilities .