When by Daniel H. Pink


Daniel H. Pink, the #1 bestselling author of Drive and To Sell Is Human, unlocks the scientific secrets to good timing to help you flourish at work, at school, and at home.Everyone knows that timing is everything. But we don't know much about timing itself. Our lives are a never-ending stream of "when" decisions: when to start a business, schedule a class, get serious about a person. Yet we make those decisions based on intuition and guesswork.Ti...

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Release DateJan 9th, 2018
PublisherRiverhead Books
GenreNonfiction, Psychology, Self Help, Science, Personal Development, Leadership

Reviews When

  • Marianne
    4.5★sWhen: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing is the fourth book by bestselling American author, Daniel H. Pink. If we’re making an important life decision, what we decide obviously requires careful consideration. But what about when we decide? Could the time of day that we make a decision be significant? Could the time of day affect how well we learn or do our work? Does it really matter when we have that first cup of coffee? According...
  • Bookworm LLC
    “When” is destined to become required reading for all college students regardless of major. Daniel H. Pink shines the stage lights on Perfect timing, bringing it out of the shadows of mystic good ol’ fashioned luck and showcasing it as a learnable, teachable and accomplishable part of the show of life. This may have been the first time I read about studies and laughed. Mr. Pink’s humor and chapter summations kept me going at just the righ...
  • Roxanne
    This is a Goodreads win review. This book having perfect timing for everything in your life.. He talks about the patterns we have every day.
  • Christopher Lawson
    In WHEN: THE SCIENTIFIC SECRETS OF PERFECT TIMING, author Daniel Pink shares scientific, surprising findings that have serious consequences. Did you know, for instance, that the timing of your surgery is important? Studies show that far more mistakes are made later in the day, so be sure to get a morning appointment! Similarly, if you are in court, the disposition of the judge is a lot more lenient in the morning.To work the most efficiently, it'...
  • UB
    I picked this up because lately, I can’t shake a sense of panic about time slipping through my fingers (babies becoming biggies will do that, so too will turning 39 in a few weeks, which the author spends some time talking about - “the nines” and how they approach life). No big surprises in this book but a quick and fun read nonetheless. Also, So. Much. Stanford. But I love that place, so...
  • Deb Lewis
  • Tony
    Goodreads giveaway winner...Thank you!
  • Jane
    This is an interesting read in regards to the science of timing and how an understanding of it - from our circadian rythmns to working in synch with others - can improve our lives and create success. The author draws on a lot of real life examples to explain his points and after each main chapter is a small chapter to help the reader learn how to use timing to their advantage. Definitely a good book to read as we go into a brand new year. I won a...