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  • Barry Schwartz

    One Day University presents a series of audio lectures recorded in real-time from some of the top minds in the United States. Given by award-winning professors and experts in their field, these recorded lectures dive deep into the worlds of religion, government, literature, and social justice.Why do we work? The question seems so simple. But Professor Barry Schwartz will demonstrate that the answer is surprising, complex, and urgent. His class is an eye-opening, groundbreaking tour of the purpose of work in our lives, showing how work operates in our culture, including a focus on how people can find their own path to happiness in the workplace. We've long been taught that the reason we work...read more

  • Barry Schwartz

    An eye-opening, groundbreaking tour of the purpose of work in our lives, showing how work operates in our culture and how you can find your own path to happiness in the workplace. Why do we work? The question seems so simple. But Professor Barry Schwartz proves that the answer is surprising, complex, and urgent. We’ve long been taught that the reason we work is primarily for a paycheck. In fact, we’ve shaped much of the infrastructure of our society to accommodate this belief. Then why are so many people dissatisfied with their work, despite healthy compensation? And why do so many people find immense fulfillment and satisfaction through “menial” jobs?...read more

  • Barry Schwartz

    Barry Schwartz is back! The best-selling author of The Paradox of Choice and Why We Work, this eminent psychologist and leadership guru returns to help you tackle the biggest decisions of your life. His life-changing course weaves vivid case examples, research-based psychological insights, and deep wisdom. You'll find vital takeaways you can use every day.  In 2004, Schwartz started a movement to help people and organizations flourish by making smarter choices. Since then, millions have experienced the power of his ideas, including more than 25 million who watched his TED Talks.  Not just another business book, this is a thoughtful audio course delivered by Professor Schwartz himself....read more

  • Barry Schwartz

    How can you make smart decisions? Do more choices make you happier? What steps can you take to curtail stress when selecting from a sea of options? Barry Schwartz gives you practical and science-based answers to these questions in this audio series. The author of the seminal bestseller The Paradox of Choice, Dr. Schwartz has spent five decades teaching decision science. Now, this 14-lecture audio course lets you experience the same panache that has wowed Swarthmore College undergraduates and business school students at UC Berkeley and NYU. Whether you're buying a birthday gift or making a moral choice, decisions abound in your life. Today there are more options than ever: from cereal...read more

  • Barry Schwartz

    The surest route to a happier, more productive life and future   Most of us want to succeed. And most of us want to do the right thing. But we often forget that the way to succeed is by doing the right thing, as Barry Schwartz and Kenneth Sharpe remind us in Practical Wisdom: The Right Way to Do the Right Thing. When the institutions that shape our society need to change, the people in them typically either make more rules or offer smarter incentives. But there is a better way, and in this lively and provocative book, Schwartz and Sharpe explore the essential principle of problem solving that can transform our lives: practical wisdom.   A...read more