When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing
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These are some of the books we'll be getting between the covers of in January, 2018. READ FULL DESCRIPTION
Dan Pink's newest book digs into the science of the one thing we all wish we had more of—time—and explains why the question "when?" may be even more important than "what?" READ FULL DESCRIPTION
Our Marketing Director Blyth Meier takes a closer look at the top five Personal Development & Human Behavior books of 2018. READ FULL DESCRIPTION
Taking a look back at our bestsellers in 2018 has once again put me in a reflective state of mind. READ FULL DESCRIPTION
#1 Wall Street Journal Business Bestseller
Instant Washington Post Bestseller "Brims with a surprising amount of insight and practical advice." --The Wall Street Journal Daniel H. Pink, the #1 bestselling author of Drive and To Sell Is Human, unlocks the scientific secrets to good timing to help you flourish at work, at school, and at home.
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. Timing, it's often assumed, is an art. In When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing, Pink shows that timing is really a science. Drawing on a rich trove of research from psychology, biology, and economics, 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? In When, Pink distills cutting-edge research and data on timing and synthesizes them into a fascinating, readable narrative packed with irresistible stories and practical takeaways that give readers compelling insights into how we can live richer, more engaged lives.