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 smooth existence, this booklet is gold.”—Chris Anderson, curator of TED Talks

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

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

Simple Rules . . . can assist you notice pointless complexity, get rid of maddening frustration, make the ideal judgements speedier, and feature plenty 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 ebook will express you the way you are able to do extra with less.”—Michael J. Mauboussin, head of worldwide monetary techniques, credits Suisse

Simple Rules explains how we will be able to be ready to make significant development in a global that exceeds human realizing . . . it is a harbinger of the data economic system to come.” —Steve Jurvetson, dealing with director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson

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

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