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 on smooth existence, 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 study, Sull and Eisenhardt supply a transparent framework for constructing potent ideas and making them greater over the years. They locate insights in unforeseen locations, from the best way Tina Fey codified her adventure operating at Saturday evening Live into ideas 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 approach. this is often the definitive playbook for dwelling easily and successfully in each sphere of life.

Simple Rules . . . may help you notice pointless complexity, do away with maddening frustration, make definitely the right 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 care for complexity now, and this publication will convey you ways you are able to do extra with less.”—Michael J. Mauboussin, head of world monetary techniques, credits Suisse

Simple Rules explains how we will be able to be capable to make significant growth in a global that exceeds human realizing . . . this can be a harbinger of the knowledge economic climate to come.” —Steve Jurvetson, dealing with director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson

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

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