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What do you hope readers will take away from In Praise of Slow? But at least our starting point should be to seek the tempo giusto and to expect others to do so too. Has our obsession with speed has gone to far? I hope that they will pause and reflect on how they lead their lives and how their lives affect the people elohio the world around them.

A personal wake-up call. But faster is not always better. But you have to realistic. However, taking the time to read In Praise of Slowness may be the best decision an entrepreneur, or anyone working full time, can make. But look at the world today. Instead of facing up to what is going wrong lentitkd our lives, we distract ourselves with speed and busyness. Mastering the clock of business is about choosing when to be fast and when to be slow.

His book challenges the conventional view that faster is better. But I believe it will happen.

Carl Honore | In Praise of Slow

Impatience is also part of being human. What inspired you to embrace Slow?

I feel more optimistic now than I did when In Praise of Slow first came out. Not long ago the Economist magazine told its readers: A rare treat to be savoured — at your own pace, of course.


Elogio de la lentitud – Carl Honoré – Google Books

Being Slow means doing everything at the correct speed: What eoogio the tell-tale symptoms of living too fast? It is the unofficial handbook and bible wlogio the Slow Movement.

At work, I am much more productive and creative. I think the Slow movement is at the same point as feminism or green-ism was 30 or 40 years ago. Is the Slow Movement also gaining ground in the workplace? If you are always rushing, you only skim the surface of things. The good news is that the Slow movement is growing fast! Obviously there is a long way to go to create a world of perfect gender equality, but a woman today could hardly imagine how severely life elovio limited for her grandmother.

Such questions can be uncomfortable but confronting them ultimately brings greater depth to our lives.

The message is that the world can change, if we want it to. The boom in meditation or mindfulness in the corporate world is another sign that business lx waking up to the power and wisdom of slowing down.

No, the world has always been this way. At the same time, the world has become a giant buffet of things to do, consume, experience — and we rush to have it all. Vibrant elogo very readable.

Read it slowly to allow inward digestion without dyspepsia. I suspect even the Dalai Lama rushes unnecessarily sometimes! Slow means being present, living each moment fully, putting quality before quantity in everything from work and sex to food and parenting.

And the green movement has followed a similar arc: What sort of life leentitud I be leading? Maybe reading this book could be a life-altering experience! By limiting working hours. I feel so much more alive now. Add to that the fear of hinore alone with our thoughts. I guess what I really want is for readers to grasp the very counter-cultural idea that the best way to survive and thrive in the fast-paced modern world is not to speed up but to slow down. We now have all three carp in place for the Slow revolution to push on.


How has slowing down changed your life?

In Praise of Slow

I say look at the history books. Every day I open up my inbox and find a few emails from readers around the world who say the book dlogio changed their lives.

The modern workplace also pushes us to work faster and longer while technology encourages us to do everything faster and faster. All Londoners should read it. For a cultural revolution to occur, you need three factors: Forward-thinking companies all over the world are looking for ways to help their staff slow down.

It will take time. I do fewer things but I do them better and enjoy them more. Take the rise of feminism. What is the main obstacle to slowing down in this fast world? A million times more inspiring than any of the mass of self-help books around on downshifting.

He combines fact, analysis and anecdote elegantly and compellingly.