Why You Get More Done When You Work Less
Original Publish Date: Dec 06, 2017
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (6.95 hours)
Product Number: Z100128859
Released: Dec 06, 2017
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781549113826
Narrator/s: Adam Sims
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
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"Rest is such a valuable book. If work is our national religion, Pang is the philosopher reintegrating our bifurcated selves."--Arianna Huffington, New York Times Book ReviewFor most of us, overwork is the new normal and rest is an afterthought. In our busy lives, rest is defined as the absence of work: late-night TV binges, hours spent trawling the internet, something to do once we've finished everything else on our to-do lists. But dismissing rest stifles our ability to think creatively and truly recharge.In Rest, Silicon Valley consultant Alex Pang argues that we can be more successful in all areas of our lives by recognizing the importance of rest: working better does not mean working more, it means working less and resting better. Treating rest as a passive activity secondary to work undermines our chances for a rewarding and meaningful life. Whether by making space for daily naps, as Winston Churchill did during World War II; going on hours-long strolls like Charles Darwin; or spending a week alone in a cabin like Bill Gates, pursuing what Pang calls "deliberate rest" is the true key to fulfillment and creative success. Drawing on rigorous scientific evidence and revelatory historical examples, Rest overturns everything our culture has taught us about work and shows that only by resting better can we start living better.

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Narrator(s): Adam Sims
Product Number DD35042
Released: Dec 05, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781549113840
Product Number EB00700524
Released: Mar 15, 2017
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: #9781541698147

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