Autopilot: The Art and Science of Doing Nothing

Autopilot: The Art and Science of Doing Nothing


Andrew clever desires you to sit down and do not anything even more often―and he has the technological know-how to give an explanation for why.

At each flip we are driven to do extra, quicker, and extra successfully: That drumbeat resounds all through our wage-slave society. Multitasking is not just a advantage, it's necessary. Books similar to Getting issues Done, The One Minute Manager, and The 7 behavior of powerful People on a regular basis most sensible the simplest vendor lists, and feature spawned a substantial industry.

But Andrew shrewdpermanent argues that slackers could have the final chortle. the newest neuroscience exhibits that the "culture of effectiveness" isn't just useless, it may be destructive on your healthiness. He makes a compelling case―backed by means of science―that filling lifestyles with task at paintings and at domestic truly hurts your brain.

A survivor of corporate-mandated "Six Sigma" education to enhance potency, shrewdpermanent has channeled a self-described "loathing" of the time-management right into a witty, informative, and wide-ranging audiobook that attracts at the most up-to-date study into mind energy. Use it to provide an explanation for to bosses, kinfolk, and pals why you must relax―right now.

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