When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing by Daniel H. Pink audiobook

When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing

By Daniel H. Pink
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Start the new year with the instant New York Times Bestseller #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.

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Summary

A New York Times bestseller

A Washington Post Top 10 Book of Leadership Books to Read in 2018

An Amazon Best Book of the Month selection for January 2018

Start the new year with the instant New York Times Bestseller
#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.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

A new thought-provoking book about time and timing. Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette“[Pink’s] latest book, When, draws on research from psychology, biology and economics to explore how timing impacts every aspect of our lives.
In this amazingly actionable and equally enthralling book, Dan tackles all the big timing questions. LinkedIn
“Minutes are precious—and easier than ever to waste. Daniel H. Pink’s deeply researched but never boring study could be a turning point. College students and business managers alike may find new ways to organize their schedules and ease difficult decisions by using the 'hidden pattern' of time to their advantage. The Wall Street Journal
“[When] reveals that timing really is everything... This marriage of research, stories and practical application is vintage Pink, helping us use science to improve our everyday lives. BookPage
“Helpful, inspiring and thoughtful advice. Booklist
Provocative. Malcolm Gladwell
Compelling. The Washington Post
Audacious and powerful. The Miami Herald
Right on the money. US News & World Report
Radical, surprising, and undeniably true. Forbes
A frothy blend of utility and entertainment. Bloomberg “Convincing.
Like discovering your favorite professor in a box. Publishers Weekly
Solid science backed by sensible action points. Kirkus
“Consistently applying the principles laid out in the book could have dramatic impacts on one’s life and on society. Washington Post
[Pink] unpicks compelling patterns... And he includes handy ‘time-hacking’ advice on how to put the insights divulged into practice. Nature
Known for his popular books on motivation and creativity, Pink tackles the science behind how we organize our time and how we should set up the routines of our days. Washington Post, 11 Leadership Books to Read in 2018
Pink delivers the bad news about our time-based weaknesses with some good news about how to compensate for them. More delightful still, many of these tips involve simply slowing down, taking breaks and stealing naps. Alas, none of this advice will prevent time from flying by, but at least there are proven ways to fill our hours a bit better. The Wall Street Journal
“Brims with a surprising amount of insight and practical advice.” Wall Street Journal
Daniel Pink is one of the few non-fiction authors alive today capable of filtering the work of so many scientific minds through his original human stories and onto the page. He is doggedly diligent in his academic research yet his examples are accessible... Like a long walk with a good, funny, wise friend in a leafy park, reading this book is time well spent. Harper's Bazaar
The breadth of the book's scope is impressive... Pink makes a point to end each chapter with takeaway points that readers can apply to their own lives. When is engaging, conversational and tightly edited, making it an easy yet important read. Associated Press
Helpful tips and insightful solutions. Forbes
Pink should change many people's understanding of timing with this book, which provides insights from little-known scientific studies in an accessible way... By the book's end, readers will be thinking much more carefully about how they divide up theirs days and organize their routines. Publishers Weekly
When contains a cornucopia of compelling information and insights. Philadelphia Inquirer
“Tackles the science behind how we organize our time and how we should set up the routines of our days.” Washington Post
“Solid science backed by sensible action points.” Kirkus Reviews
“Pink should change many people’s understanding of timing with this book, which provides insights from little-known scientific studies in an accessible way…By the book’s end, readers will be thinking much more carefully about how they divide up theirs days and organize their routines.” Publishers Weekly

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Author Bio: Daniel H. Pink

Author Bio: Daniel H. Pink

Daniel H. Pink is the author of several books, including the long-running #1 New York Times bestsellers Drive and A Whole New Mind. He is a former White House speechwriter and a contributing editor at Wired magazine. He has written on work, business, and politics for the New York Times, Harvard Business Review, Slate, Salon, Fast Company, and other publications. He has also lectured to corporations, universities, and associations around the world on economic transformation and business strategy and has analyzed commercial and social trends for dozens of television and radio programs. His books have been translated into thirty-three languages and have sold more than a million copies in the United States alone.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Nonfiction/Business & Economics
Runtime: 5.79
Audience: Adult
Language: English