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Honoré, Carl
The slow fix : solve problems, work smarter, and live better in a world addicted to speed / Carl Honoré
Alternate Title Solve problems, work smarter, and live better in a world addicted to speed
First edition
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright New York, NY : HarperOne, [2013]
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  BF449 .H65 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Problem solving
Slow life movement
Time management
Physical Description x, 262 pages ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-262)
Contents Why the quick fix? -- Confess: the magic of mistakes and the mea culpa -- Think hard: reculer pour mieux sauter -- Think holistic: joining the dots -- Think long: tackling tomorrow today -- Think small: devil in the details -- Prepare: ready for anything -- Collaborate: two heads are better than one -- Crowdsource: the wisdom of the masses -- Catalyze: first among equals -- Devolve: self-help (in a good way) -- Feel: twiddling the emotional thermostat -- Play: solving problems one game at a time -- Evolve: are we there yet?
Summary "Carl Honoré delivers an exhilarating model for effective problem solving. Honoré decodes how we approach problems and paves the way to better decision making, novel ideas, and long-term solutions to life's inevitable challenges. Engaging and thought-provoking, The Slow Fix revolutionizes the way we live, work, consume, and think, ultimately increasing our wins, enhancing personal success, and creating a better world."--Provided by publisher

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