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How to Write a Book
How to Write a Book
This 8 min. read saves you up to 26 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 5 getAbstract summaries (5 books with a total of 1261 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 1506 minutes (about 26 hours). Learn more.
How to Write a Book

When you’re ready to tackle that dream project you’ve been putting off, start here.

How to Build a Subscriber Service
How to Build a Subscriber Service
This 8 min. read saves you up to 25 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 8 getAbstract summaries (5 books with a total of 1241 pages, 2 articles and one video) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 1482 minutes (about 25 hours). Learn more.
How to Build a Subscriber Service

Digital technologies and advanced data gathering point the way to new revenue streams.

How to Prepare for Jobs That Don’t Exist Yet
How to Prepare for Jobs That Don’t Exist Yet
This 6 min. read saves you up to 41 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 9 getAbstract summaries (8 books with a total of 2048 pages and one article) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 2452 minutes (about 41 hours). Learn more.
How to Prepare for Jobs That Don’t Exist Yet

What sounds impossible isn’t that difficult.

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Bottom Line
Bottom Line
This 11 min. read saves you up to 49 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 14 getAbstract summaries (9 books with a total of 2420 pages, 3 articles and 2 podcasts) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 2893 minutes (about 49 hours). Learn more.
Bottom Line

How to recognize when it’s time to quit – and how to make your exit in style.

How to Cultivate Grit
How to Cultivate Grit
This 9 min. read saves you up to 36 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 10 getAbstract summaries (7 books with a total of 1780 pages and 2 videos) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 2127 minutes (about 36 hours). Learn more.
How to Cultivate Grit

You have the talent and the skill, but do you have the drive to succeed? 

Negotiate Like a Pro
Negotiate Like a Pro
This 6 min. read saves you up to 11 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 5 getAbstract summaries (2 books with a total of 544 pages, one article, one video and one podcast) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 647 minutes (about 11 hours). Learn more.
Negotiate Like a Pro

You don’t have to be a negotiation specialist with SWAT experience to get your demands accepted: You’re armed and ready when you follow three simple steps.

How to Get on TV
How to Get on TV
This 5 min. read saves you up to 18 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 4 getAbstract summaries (4 books with a total of 868 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 1037 minutes (about 18 hours). Learn more.
How to Get on TV

TV appearances focus attention on you, your product, service or company. Here’s how to make it happen. 

How to Brainstorm
How to Brainstorm
This 5 min. read saves you up to 21 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 5 getAbstract summaries (5 books with a total of 1015 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 1213 minutes (about 21 hours). Learn more.
How to Brainstorm

The great ideas are out there waiting for the patient and the bold to find them.

How to Manage Your Time Using the Pomodoro Technique
How to Manage Your Time Using the Pomodoro Technique
This 4 min. read saves you up to 16 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 4 getAbstract summaries (3 books with a total of 802 pages and one article) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 959 minutes (about 16 hours). Learn more.
How to Manage Your Time Using the Pomodoro Technique

Tame your murderous schedule before it kills you.

How to Achieve Psychological Safety
How to Achieve Psychological Safety
This 4 min. read saves you up to 14 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 3 getAbstract summaries (3 books with a total of 668 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 798 minutes (about 14 hours). Learn more.
How to Achieve Psychological Safety

In four steps.

How to Reduce Complexity
How to Reduce Complexity
This 4 min. read saves you up to 81 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 16 getAbstract summaries (15 books with a total of 4045 pages and one article) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 4850 minutes (about 81 hours). Learn more.
How to Reduce Complexity

We often make complex things even more difficult by the way we deal with them. Here's how to change that.

Rough Landings
Rough Landings
This 2 min. read saves you up to 26 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 9 getAbstract summaries (6 books with a total of 1268 pages and 3 articles) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 1520 minutes (about 26 hours). Learn more.
Rough Landings

What a year and a half of home office has done to our physical co-working skills – and how we’re relearning them.

How to Improve Your Memory
How to Improve Your Memory
This 8 min. read saves you up to 29 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 6 getAbstract summaries (5 books with a total of 1414 pages and one article) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 1689 minutes (about 29 hours). Learn more.
How to Improve Your Memory

The memories you store over the long term form the raw material for creativity and focused intentions. 

Curb Your Biases
Curb Your Biases
This 4 min. read saves you up to 141 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 32 getAbstract summaries (23 books with a total of 7038 pages, 6 articles and 2 videos) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 8442 minutes (about 141 hours). Learn more.
Curb Your Biases

How to avoid errors in judgment and thinking.

How to Lead from Where You Are
How to Lead from Where You Are
This 5 min. read saves you up to 148 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 33 getAbstract summaries (31 books with a total of 7388 pages, one article and one video) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 8861 minutes (about 148 hours). Learn more.
How to Lead from Where You Are

You don’t need a title to prepare for leadership.

How to Downshift Properly
How to Downshift Properly
This 6 min. read saves you up to 15 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 3 getAbstract summaries (3 books with a total of 712 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 849 minutes (about 15 hours). Learn more.
How to Downshift Properly

The holidays are just around the corner, and rarely before have most of us longed so much for the peace and quiet they bring. To make sure that you succeed in relaxing, you should take…

How to Deal with Political Discussions in the Workplace
How to Deal with Political Discussions in the Workplace
This 6 min. read saves you up to 116 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 23 getAbstract summaries (21 books with a total of 5761 pages and 2 articles) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 6908 minutes (about 116 hours). Learn more.
How to Deal with Political Discussions in the Workplace

In functional democracies, political discussions among citizens are a regular part of interpersonal exchange. That this causes problems in the workplace is a topic as old as democracy itself. But how about solutions?

“How Do I Address Wrong Things the Right Way?”
“How Do I Address Wrong Things the Right Way?”
This 3 min. read saves you up to 36 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 9 getAbstract summaries (7 books with a total of 1778 pages, one video and one podcast) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 2131 minutes (about 36 hours). Learn more.
“How Do I Address Wrong Things the Right Way?”

Speaking up and saying "no" sounds easier than it is – especially in economically uncertain times.

“How Do I Hire (and Onboard) People Without Meeting Them in Person?”
“How Do I Hire (and Onboard) People Without Meeting Them in Person?”

A world with fewer office jobs is not a world with fewer jobs.

How to Thrive in the Face of Adversity
How to Thrive in the Face of Adversity

It is an odd comfort to know that the human species has survived plagues, pestilence, wars and sundry other disasters for as long as humankind has walked the Earth. Here are 5 lessons on how…