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Slow productivity : the lost art of accomplishment without burnout / Cal Newport.

Newport, Cal, (author.).

Summary:
"The author of Digital Minimalism and Deep Work offers a philosophy for pursuing meaningful accomplishment while avoiding overload. History's most creative and impactful philosophers, scientists, artists, and writers mastered the art of producing valuable work with staying power. In this book, Cal Newport harnesses the wisdom of these traditional knowledge workers to transform modern jobs. Drawing from research on the habits and mindsets of a varied cast of thinkers from Galileo and Isaac Newton to Jane Austen and Georgia O'Keefe, Newport lays out the key principles of "slow productivity" and provides step-by-step advice for workers to replace the standard notion of productivity with a slower, more humane alternative"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593544853
  • ISBN: 0593544854
  • Physical Description: 244 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: [New York] : Portfolio/Penguin, [2024]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-234) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part 1: foundations -- The rise and fall of pseudo-productivity -- A slower alternative -- Part 2: principles -- Do fewer things -- Work at a natural pace -- Obsess over quality.
Subject: Labor productivity.
Burn out (Psychology)
Humanism.

Available copies

  • 0 of 4 copies available at Berks County. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at RACC.

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  • 1 current hold with 4 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Status Due Date Courses
RACC New - HC79.L3 N497 2024 (Text) 33624024977207 New On Holds Shelf -


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