Simple Rules: How to Thrive in a Complex World

Simple Rules: How to Thrive in a Complex World

Kathleen M. Eisenhardt


“The nerd ebook of the summer.”—Tom Keene, Bloomberg TV

“Whether you run a firm or are easily attempting to live to tell the tale glossy lifestyles, this ebook is gold.”—Chris Anderson, curator of TED Talks

Armed with a number of uncomplicated principles, you could take on even the main advanced of problems.

Drawing on greater than a decade of rigorous examine, Sull and Eisenhardt supply a transparent framework for constructing potent principles and making them larger over the years. They locate insights in unforeseen areas, from the way in which Tina Fey codified her adventure operating at Saturday evening Live into principles for generating 30 Rock (rule 5: by no means inform a loopy individual he’s crazy), to eastern engineers utilizing the foraging ideas of slime molds to optimize Tokyo’s rail method. this is often the definitive playbook for residing easily and successfully in each sphere of life.

Simple Rules . . . might help you see pointless complexity, dispose of maddening frustration, make the correct judgements speedier, and feature lots extra enjoyable alongside way.”—Robert I. Sutton, best-selling writer of The No Asshole Rule and coauthor of Scaling Up Excellence

“We all take care of complexity now, and this e-book will convey you ways you are able to do extra with less.”—Michael J. Mauboussin, head of world monetary recommendations, credits Suisse

Simple Rules explains how we will be able to have the capacity to make significant growth in an international that exceeds human realizing . . . it is a harbinger of the data financial system to come.” —Steve Jurvetson, dealing with director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson

A WASHINGTON POST management ebook to observe FOR 2015 • A BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK MUST-READ e-book OF THE SUMMER

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