Smarter Faster Better: The Transformative Power of Real Productivity

Smarter Faster Better: The Transformative Power of Real Productivity

by Charles Duhigg


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ISBN-13: 9780812983593
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/07/2017
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 46,206
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Charles Duhigg is a Pulitzer Prize–winning investigative reporter for The New York Times and the author of The Power of Habit and Smarter Faster Better. 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.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 3

1 Motivation: Reimagining Boot Camp, Nursing Home Rebellions, and the Locus of Control 9

2 Teams: Psychological Safety at Google and Saturday Night Live 38

3 Focus: Cognitive Tunneling, Air France Flight 447, and the Power of Mental Models 71

4 Goal Setting: Smart Goals, Stretch Goals, and the Yom Kippur War 103

5 Managing Others: Solving a Kidnapping with Lean and Agile Thinking and a Culture of Trust 134

6 Decision Making: Forecasting the Future (and Winning at Poker) with Bayesian Psychology 167

7 Innovation: How Idea Brokers and Creative Desperation Saved Disney's Frozen 205

8 Absorbing Data: Turning Information into Knowledge in Cincinnati's Public Schools 238

Appendix: A Reader's Guide to Using These Ideas 269

Acknowledgments 287

A Note on Sources 291

Notes 293

Index 369

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