What links the Mercedes Formula One team with Google? What links Team Sky and the aviation industry? What connects James Dyson and David Beckham? They’re all Black Box Thinkers. Black Box Thinking is a new strategy to high performance, a means of finding an edge in a complex and fast-changing world. It isn’t on the subject of sport, but has powerful implications for business and politics, in addition to for parents and students. In other words, all of us. Drawing on a dizzying array of case studies and real-world examples, at the side of state-of-the-art research on marginal gains, creativity and grit, Matthew Syed tells the inside story of how success in reality happens – and how we can not grow unless we are prepared to be told from our mistakes.