Book cover The End of Bias: A Beginning: The Science and Practice of Overcoming Unconscious Bias by Jessica Nordell
Health and Psychology

The End of Bias: A Beginning: The Science and Practice of Overcoming Unconscious Bias

The End of Bias is a transformative, groundbreaking exploration into how we can eradicate unintentional bias and discrimination, the great challenge of our age.

Unconscious bias: persistent, unintentional prejudiced behavior that clashes with our consciously held beliefs. We know that it exists, to corrosive and even lethal effect. We see it in medicine, the workplace, education, policing, and beyond. But when it comes to uprooting our prejudices, we still have far to go. […Learn More]

Book cover of Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth
Health and Psychology

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

In this instant New York Times bestseller, Angela Duckworth shows anyone striving to succeed that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent, but a special blend of passion and persistence she calls “grit.” “Inspiration for non-geniuses everywhere” (People). […Learn More]

Book cover of Nudge: The Final Edition by Richard Thaler
Health and Psychology

Nudge: The Final Edition

Since the original publication of Nudge more than a decade ago, the title has entered the vocabulary of businesspeople, policy makers, engaged citizens, and consumers everywhere. The book has given rise to more than 400 “nudge units” in governments around the world and countless groups of behavioral scientists in every part of the economy. It has taught us how to use thoughtful “choice architecture”—a concept the authors invented—to help us make better decisions for ourselves, our families, and our society. […Learn More]

Book cover of Time Smart: How to Reclaim Your Time and Live a Happier Life by Ashley Whillans
Business & Money

Time Smart: How to Reclaim Your Time and Live a Happier Life

There’s an 80 percent chance you’re poor. Time poor, that is.

Four out of five adults report feeling that they have too much to do and not enough time to do it. These time-poor people experience less joy each day. They laugh less. They are less healthy, less productive, and more likely to divorce. In one study, time stress produced a stronger negative effect on happiness than unemployment.

How can we escape the time traps that make us feel this way and keep us from living our best lives? […Learn More]

Book cover of Between Two Kingdoms: A Memoir of a Life Interrupted by Suleika Jaouad
Biography & Autobiography

Between Two Kingdoms: A Memoir of a Life Interrupted

In the summer after graduating from college, Suleika Jaouad was preparing, as they say in commencement speeches, to enter “the real world.” She had fallen in love and moved to Paris to pursue her dream of becoming a war correspondent. The real world she found, however, would take her into a very different kind of conflict zone. […Learn More]

Book cover of A World Without Email: Reimagining Work in an Age of Communication Overload by Cal Newport
Business & Money

A World Without Email: Reimagining Work in an Age of Communication Overload

From New York Times bestselling author Cal Newport comes a bold vision for liberating workers from the tyranny of the inbox—and unleashing a new era of productivity.

Modern knowledge workers communicate constantly. Their days are defined by a relentless barrage of incoming messages and back-and-forth digital conversations—a state of constant, anxious chatter in which nobody can disconnect, and so nobody has the cognitive bandwidth to perform substantive work. […Learn More]

Business & Money

Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know

The bestselling author of Give and Take and Originals examines the critical art of rethinking: learning to question your opinions and open other people’s minds, which can position you for excellence at work and wisdom in life.

Intelligence is usually seen as the ability to think and learn, but in a rapidly changing world, there’s another set of cognitive skills that might matter more: the ability to rethink and unlearn. In our daily lives, too many of us favor the comfort of conviction over the discomfort of doubt. […Learn More]

Computers & Technology

Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World

Minimalism is the art of knowing how much is just enough. Digital minimalism applies this idea to our personal technology. It’s the key to living a focused life in an increasingly noisy world.

In this timely and enlightening book, the bestselling author of Deep Work introduces a philosophy for technology use that has already improved countless lives. […Learn More]

Health and Psychology

Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits and Break Bad Ones

Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results

No matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for improving–every day. James Clear, one of the world’s leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you exactly how to form good habits, break bad ones, and master the tiny behaviors that lead to remarkable results. […Learn More]