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Deloitte Insights Magazine: The game-changing magic of knowing when to quit

In a world that champions hard work and perseverance as the keys to success, quitting is hard. Sometimes it feels downright shameful, especially when you’ve invested time, energy, or money into a decision. However, to become a smarter decision-maker, you need to master the art of quitting, argues Annie Duke.

NBIC: The Next Big Idea Club’s 2 Official Selections for Season 19

Breaking news from the Next Big Idea Club: Curators Malcolm Gladwell, Susan Cain, Adam Grant, and Daniel Pink have reviewed their list of seven season finalists and hand-picked their favorite nonfiction books of the season. Without further ado, the two can’t-miss reads of Season 19 are… Breaking news from the Next Big

The Washington Post: 10 Noteworthy Books for October

Many of October’s new books tell stories about women — sisters, mothers, daughters — displaying grace or grit while facing challenges. Science fiction and short stories will expand horizons, while nonfiction, including a memoir, will inspire. ‘Quit: The Power of Knowing When to Walk Away,’ by Annie Duke (Portfolio, Oct.

WSJ: Quitting Isn’t Failure. It’s Necessary for Success.

In fact, one of the biggest differences between most players and the world’s best players ishow often they quit. My favorite stat in Ms. Duke’s book is what happens in Texas Hold ’empoker after professionals and amateurs peek at the starting cards they’re dealt. The pros playfewer than 25% of

The Atlantic : Why Quitting Is Underrated

And grit is not always a virtue. By Annie Duke EXCERPT:If professional sports teams, with their armies of analysts and constant pressure to win, keep dragging out their own misjudgments, what’s happening in our everyday lives? Which relationships are we staying in too long? Why are runners finishing a race with

WSJ: ‘Quit’ Review: Know When to Fold ’Em

“If you read the business pages, it’s been almost impossible to ignore the many articles on the topic of “quiet quitting” in recent months. This buzzy term refers to employees—at least half the U.S. workforce, according to polling—resolving to meet only the bare minimum requirements of their job descriptions. When