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The Art of the Good Life


Art of the Good Life
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The Art of the Good Life

Rolf Dobelli

ISBN 9781473667525

The indispensable new work from the author of the international and Sunday Times bestseller The Art of Thinking Clearly

Have you ever...

· Spent too long on a powerpoint presentation?

· Lost sight of what makes you happy?

· Failed to reach a long-term goal?

· Become infuriated by queuing, tax or parking tickets?

· Broken a promise you knew you'd keep?

Since the dawn of civilization, we've been asking ourselves what it means to live a good life: how should I live, what will truly make be happy, how much should I earn, how should I spend my time? In the absence of a single simple answer, what we need is a toolkit of mental models, a guide to practical living.

In The Art of the Good Life, you'll find fifty-two intellectual shortcuts for wiser thinking and better decisions, at home and at work. They may not guarantee you a good life, but they'll give you a better chance.

The Author

rolf dobelliRolf Dobelli (born 1966) is a Swiss writer, novelist and entrepreneur. He has an MBA and a PhD in economic philosophy from the University Of St. Gallen Switzerland. Dobelli is cofounder of get Abstract, the world's leading provider of book summaries. Dobelli has written six works of fiction. Most famously, he is author of The Art of Thinking Clearly, which became an instant success and landed on the number 1 spot on Germany's official Bestseller list and has been translated in many languages. Dobelli isalso founder and curator of Zurich H. Minds, an invitation-only community of the most distinguished thinkers, scientists and artists





Reviews, News & Interviews:

Rolf Dobelli writes clearly, intelligently and convincingly. Gerhard Schroder

Rolf Dobelli has a gift for identifying the best ideas in the world and then putting them together in ways that make the whole even more valuable than the sum of the parts. He's done it for the art of thinking. Now he does it for the art of living. Jonathan Haidt, author of The Righteous Mind 

Rolf Dobelli is brilliant at converting evidence from scientific research into practical steps that improve personal outcomes. Robert Cialdini, author of Influence