'Brilliant and entertaining' Daniel Kahneman | 'Quit what you are doing right now and read this' Richard Thaler | 'Engrossing, important, and grounded in science' Katy Milkman
What if the secret to success is not just hard work, but knowing when to change track?
In this game-changing guide, decision-making expert Annie Duke shows why quitting what holds you back is essential for success. Drawing on new research and fascinating examples, this book offers practical strategies and explains:
Why it's so hard to walk away
How to identify when it's best to persevere or pivot
How quitting on time often feels like quitting too early
Packed with insights from athletes, start-up founders and entertainers, Quit breaks down the mental model that keeps us from walking away and provides a toolkit for quitting anything - a career, a marriage, an investment - at the perfect time.
There aren't many times you will say, "this book changed my life." This is one of themOnly a poker player could write this classic book on when--and more importantly how--to fold a bad hand in business, investing, relationships and lifeThe opposite of a great virtue is also a virtue. And Quit is the perfect dialectical complement to Grit. Weave these two virtues into your character and live a much more fulfilling lifeQuitting is not just an art; it's also a science - and there is no one so uniquely suited to teach us both as Annie DukeYou won't want to quit reading this book, both because it is such a rewarding read and also because its lessons are so important, useful, and memorable.
Not since Kenny Rogers has an expert storyteller so clearly demonstrated the importance of knowing when to hold 'em and when to fold 'em, nor presented a clearer strategy to determine when, instead of merely walking away, it's time to run