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 Alex Pang argues that we can be more successful in all areas of our lives by recognizing the importance of rest: working…

Rest

ISBN 10 : 9780465096596
ISBN 13 : 046509659X

One of Silicon Valley's sharpest strategists shows that success doesn't demand longer, harder hours, it demands that you work less For most of us, overwork is the new normal and re..

Rest

ISBN 10 : 9780465096596
ISBN 13 : 046509659X

One of Silicon Valley's sharpest strategists shows that success doesn't demand longer, harder hours, it demands that you work less For most of us, overwork is the new normal and re..

Rest

ISBN 10 : 9780241974346
ISBN 13 : 0241974348

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ISBN 13 : 075355156X

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