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Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less

Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less

For 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 A…

Title : Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less
Author : Alex Soojung-Kim Pang
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ISBN : 0465074871
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 320 pages

Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less Reviews

  • Ivan
    Dec 24, 2016

    Good reminder on the importance of rest, play, sleep, exercise, etc.—not as an escape from creativity/productivity but in order to more fully create and produce.

  • Ietrio
    Dec 28, 2016

    You do more if you work less. This is a homeopathic book. Once you won’t do a thing your results will reach the infinity. And that is certainly the case as the people who do nothing are next to perfection.

    Sarcasm aside, this is a poorly written book about how to work more. Yea, besides the title, nothing is about working less. It is about working more. Which makes much more sense than the catchy and misleading title. Only this time you don’t just go to work. You start working at dawn, do some ph

    You do more if you work less. This is a homeopathic book. Once you won’t do a thing your results will reach the infinity. And that is certainly the case as the people who do nothing are next to perfection.

    Sarcasm aside, this is a poorly written book about how to work more. Yea, besides the title, nothing is about working less. It is about working more. Which makes much more sense than the catchy and misleading title. Only this time you don’t just go to work. You start working at dawn, do some physical activity, and so on. You work more for the same pay. And at the end of the day you should be glad that you did so much for your employer. Atta boy / girl! Go to bed early because tomorrow is another working day.

  • Ruthmarie
    Jan 07, 2017

    Malcolm Gladwell-esque: focus on a topic that is rather narrow, though not unimportant, using historical and contemporary persons as examples. Because it is written for the general (but well-educated) reader, it seems to me that the author strains to expand the work into book length. Nevertheless, I read the work at an appropriate time–immediately following the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.