A groundbreaking exploration of the science of productivity from the author of the international bestseller The Power of Habit.
Charles Duhigg is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter for The New York Times and the author of The Power of Habit. He is a winner of the National Academies of Sciences, National Journalism, and George Polk awards. A graduate of Harvard Business School and Yale College, he lives in Brooklyn with his wife and two children.
As he did in The Power of Habit, Duhigg melds cutting-edge
science, deep reporting, and wide-ranging stories to give us a
fuller, more human way of thinking about how productivity actually
happens. -- Susan Cain, author of QUIET
Duhigg uses engaging storytelling to highlight fascinating research and core principles that we can all learn and use in our daily lives. A masterful must-read for anyone who wants to get more (and more creative) stuff done. -- David Allen, author of GETTING THINGS DONE
Duhigg has a gift for asking just the right question, and then igniting the same curiosity in the rest of us. In Smarter Faster Better he finds provocative answers to a riddle of our age. -- Jim Collins, author of GOOD TO GREAT
There are valuable lessons in Smarter Faster Better . . . I never felt like putting it down. * Financial Times *
Duhigg brings impressive reportorial and narrative skills to the project. * Spectator *
Charles has some wonderful advice for increasing productivity ... the tips he highlights have most definitely played a huge part in helping me to build the Virgin brand. -- Richard Branson
Offers readers a glimpse into how the most productive people function ... [Duhigg] distills all his research into eight key takeaways that anyone can use, at work and at home. -- Business Books You Should Be Reading This Summer, World Economic Forum blog
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Very slick. * Evening Standard *
Duhigg knows his stuff - the book is packed with an intimidating amount of knowledge and research ... Duhigg takes our most subtle habits and breaks them down in a way that's obvious and digestible * Life Hacker *