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When : the scientific secrets of perfect timing / Daniel H. Pink.

Pink, Daniel H., (author.).
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  • ISBN: 9780735210622
  • ISBN: 0735210624
  • Physical Description: 258 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2018.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [219]-250) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: Captain Turner's decision -- The hidden pattern of everyday life -- Afternoons and coffee spoons: The power of breaks, the promise of lunch, and the case for a modern siesta -- Beginnings: Starting right, starting again, and starting together -- Midpoints: What Hanukkah candles and midlife malaise can teach us about motivation -- Endings: Marathons, chocolates, and the power of poignancy -- Synching fast and slow: The secrets of group timing -- Thinking in tenses: A few final words.
Summary, etc.:
Everyone knows that timing is everything. But we don't know much about timing itself. Our lives are a never-ending stream of "when" decisions: when to start a business, schedule a class, get serious about a person. Yet we make those decisions based on intuition and guesswork. Drawing on a rich trove of research from psychology, biology, and economics, Daniel Pink reveals how best to live, work, and succeed. How can we use the hidden patterns of the day to build the ideal schedule? Why do certain breaks dramatically improve student test scores? How can we turn a stumbling beginning into a fresh start? Why should we avoid going to the hospital in the afternoon? Why is singing in time with other people as good for you as exercise? And what is the ideal time to quit a job, switch careers, or get married? Pink distills cutting-edge research and data on timing and synthesizes them into a readable narrative packed with irresistible stories and practical takeaways that give readers compelling insights into how we can live richer, more engaged lives.
Subject: Time > Psychological aspects.
Time perception.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Decision-Making & Problem Solving.
PSYCHOLOGY / Social Psychology.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Time Management.
Genre: Self-help publications.

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