Busy: How to Thrive in a World of Too Much


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Grand Central Publishing
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5.8 X 1.3 X 8.3 inches | 0.9 pounds

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About the Author

Tony Crabbe is an organizational psychologist who works with multinational companies around the world, including PWC, Microsoft, News International, Disney, and the World Bank. He is also a research fellow in the field of organizational psychology at Birkbeck College, University of London. He lives with his family in Spain, but spends a considerable amount of time consulting in the UK and the US.


"A life-changing book which reassesses what you are doing, why you are doing it and in what way."--Carol Ann Rice, The Daily Express
Crabbe presents an array of techniques and tactics to help readers relinquish their busyness and gain control of their lives. Written in short sections with graphical breaks, pullouts and bullet points, BUSY is a very smart, fun and enlightening read.--Success Magazine
"Sound advice, well worth consideration and action."
"For anyone juggling an ever-expanding schedule in or outside the corporate world, this book might be worth fitting in."
--Publishers Weekly
"If you ever feel like you're drowning in a sea of over commitment, organizational psychologist Tony Crabbe throws you a lifeline with BUSY."--Working Mother
"In BUSY, organizational psychologist Tony Crabbe draws on solid psychological research to address one of the great problems of modern life: we're too busy."--Networking Times
"[In BUSY] psychological and business research are translated into practical tools and skills."--Ugly Research Newsletter
"Crabbe draws on entertaining psychological studies to show why we're getting it wrong at the moment and to develop a fresh new approach to taking back one's life from chaotic outside forces."--IN Business Magazine
"The statistics Crabbe cites are truly staggering."--National Post
"This book has the power to change your life. In this thought provoking guidebook to today's world of "too much", Tony Crabbe destroys the myth of "busyness" and provides practical, thoughtful advice to help individuals (and their organizations) unleash their true potential."
--Dave Coplin, Chief Envisioning Officer, Microsoft UK and author of Business Reimagined