Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business

Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business

A new book that explores the science of productivity, and why, in today’s world, managing how you think—rather than what you think—can transform your life....

Title:Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780812993394
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  • Kate

    After reading Duhigg's first book - 'The Power of Habit' - and loving it, I raced to read this one as soon as I got my hands on an advance reader's copy through NetGalley. 'The Power of Habit' had an ...

  • Donna Luu

    Some of the anecdotes are interesting, but the book is much too long. Let me save you many hours: making choices improves your motivation; if you're a manager, make it possible for team members to par...

  • Suzanne

    This is not a book you should read on a plane. As part of the chapter on Focus, Charles Duhigg brings his stellar storytelling skills to describing both the final minutes of Air France Flight 447 (whi...

  • John Matthews

    It's hard to resist a book entitled "Smarter, Faster, Better," arguably a more marketable title than "Dumber, Slower, Inferior." The latter though is a more accurate summation of how I felt after slog...

  • Amir Tesla

    This book could be written in less than 100 pages. But the way Duhig weaves the ideas into relevant stories helps a lot with the solidification of the material. So much so that after reading the book ...

  • Jane

    Kudos for using great stories to get across key concepts. If you want to be productive, you'll need to make some key choices that other people don't seem to know are possible. Those choices include ho...

  • Michael

    “Be the change” was Gandhi’s enduring advice to realize our ideas through action. In Smarter Faster Better, Charles Duhigg gives us a roadmap for just that.Duhigg spells out why we should all ha...

  • Aman Mittal

    In The Power of Habit, Charles Duhigg explained why a person does what he does. He is out with a new book this time, entitled— Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive and applies same...

  • Bibliovoracious

    I'm always wary of second books. You can hear the publisher "this book is blowing off the shelves, have you got a followup?", and feel the the effort and speed "you gotta get this out while you're hot...

  • Arjun Subramanian

    A compilation of old ideas and insights recycled into a book. Charles Duhigg did not deliver. Every chapter was longer than it needed to be and filled with feel good filler material and stories. The b...