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Carl Honore - Author

About the Author

Carl Honore is an award-winning journalist and author, who has written for a large number of leading publications. His first book, In Praise of Slow, received wonderful reviews and was an international bestseller. When he's not involved in broadcasting and public speaking around the world, Carl lives with his wife and two children in London.

Featured books by Carl Honore

The Slow Fix Solve Problems, Work Smarter and Live Better in a Fast World

The Slow Fix Solve Problems, Work Smarter and Live Better in a Fast World

Author: Carl Honore Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/01/2013

What do we do when things go wrong in a fast world? Many of us go for the quick fix that delays the problem rather than solving it. To make real progress we need real solutions - we need to take time for THE SLOW FIX. People have long been in search of a quick fix. Truth is, it doesn't work. The problems facing us today are bigger and more urgent than ever before and we need to learn to start fixing things properly, rather than settling for short-term solutions. The Slow Fix offers real, life-changing solutions to tackling these problems and extends the movement defined by Carl Honore in his global bestseller, In Praise of Slow, to offer a recipe for problem-solving that can be applied to every walk of life, from business and politics to relationships, education and health reform. Taking time to build up expertise, taking advantage of the hidden benefits of teamwork, finding the right messenger to deliver the message, and employing a transparent approach are all essential elements of the Slow Fix.

Other books by Carl Honore

Bolder

Bolder

Author: Carl Honore Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/12/2018

Carl Honore captured the zeitgeist with his international sensation, In Praise of Slow. In Bolder, he introduces us to another rising movement: a revolution in our approach to ageing. Ageing is inevitable. In this time of longer lifespans, however, we have the potential to age better than ever before. Having travelled the globe to meet the pioneers who are redefining ageing, Carl Honore explores the cultural, medical and technological trends that will help us make the most of our longer lives. He shows us that the time has come to cast off prejudices and blur the lines of what is possible at every age. We can tear up the old script that locks us into learning in early life, working in the middle years and pursuing leisure with whatever time is left at the end. Instead, we can learn, work, rest, care for others, volunteer, create and have fun all the way through our lives. Bolder is a radical re-think of our approach to everything from education, healthcare and work, to design, relationships and politics. An essential and inspiring read to help all of us make ageing a bonus rather than a burden.

Bolder

Bolder

Author: Carl Honore Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/12/2018

Carl Honore captured the zeitgeist with his international sensation, In Praise of Slow. In Bolder, he introduces us to another rising movement: a revolution in our approach to ageing. Ageing is inevitable. In this time of longer lifespans, however, we have the potential to age better than ever before. Having travelled the globe to meet the pioneers who are redefining ageing, Carl Honore explores the cultural, medical and technological trends that will help us make the most of our longer lives. He shows us that the time has come to cast off prejudices and blur the lines of what is possible at every age. We can tear up the old script that locks us into learning in early life, working in the middle years and pursuing leisure with whatever time is left at the end. Instead, we can learn, work, rest, care for others, volunteer, create and have fun all the way through our lives. Bolder is a radical re-think of our approach to everything from education, healthcare and work, to design, relationships and politics. An essential and inspiring read to help all of us make ageing a bonus rather than a burden.

The Slow Fix Lasting Solutions in a Fast-Moving World

The Slow Fix Lasting Solutions in a Fast-Moving World

Author: Carl Honore Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/01/2014

What do we do when things go wrong? A quick fix can hide the problem rather than solve it. To make real progress we need to take time for the slow fix. Whether we find ourselves challenged at home or work, or by problems on a grander, even global scale, we let ourselves be seduced by the quick fix. Truth is, it doesn't work - quick fixes postpone lasting solutions or can turn something a bit wrong into something catastrophic. We need to learn to start fixing things properly, rather than settling for short-term solutions. `The Slow Fix' offers real, life-changing solutions to tackling problems and extends the movement defined by Carl Honore in his global bestseller, `In Praise of Slow', to offer a recipe for problem-solving that can be applied to every walk of life, from business and politics to relationships, education and health reform. This book will help you make sense of what is going wrong - and right - in the world, and gives inspiration, ideas and practical tools to help fix your own life and everything around you.

Slow Fix: Why Quick Fixes Don't Work (extract)

Slow Fix: Why Quick Fixes Don't Work (extract)

Author: Carl Honore Format: eBook Release Date: 31/01/2013

This is a free extract taken from the full version of THE SLOW FIX by Carl Honore.What do we do when things go wrong in a fast world? Many of us go for the quick fix that delays the problem rather than solving it. To make real progress we need real solutions - we need to take time for THE SLOW FIX.People have long been in search of a quick fix. Truth is, it doesn't work. The problems facing us today are bigger and more urgent than ever before and we need to learn to start fixing things properly, rather than settling for short-term solutions.The Slow Fix offers real, life-changing solutions to tackling these problems and extends the movement defined by Carl Honore in his global bestseller, In Praise of Slow, to offer a recipe for problem-solving that can be applied to every walk of life, from business and politics to relationships, education and health reform.

The Slow Fix Solve Problems, Work Smarter and Live Better in a Fast World

The Slow Fix Solve Problems, Work Smarter and Live Better in a Fast World

Author: Carl Honore Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/01/2013

What do we do when things go wrong in a fast world? Many of us go for the quick fix that delays the problem rather than solving it. To make real progress we need real solutions - we need to take time for THE SLOW FIX. People have long been in search of a quick fix. Truth is, it doesn't work. The problems facing us today are bigger and more urgent than ever before and we need to learn to start fixing things properly, rather than settling for short-term solutions. The Slow Fix offers real, life-changing solutions to tackling these problems and extends the movement defined by Carl Honore in his global bestseller, In Praise of Slow, to offer a recipe for problem-solving that can be applied to every walk of life, from business and politics to relationships, education and health reform. Taking time to build up expertise, taking advantage of the hidden benefits of teamwork, finding the right messenger to deliver the message, and employing a transparent approach are all essential elements of the Slow Fix. This book will help you make sense of what is going wrong - and right - in the world, and gives inspiration, ideas and practical tools to help fix your own life and everything around you.

The Slow Fix Solve Problems, Work Smarter and Live Better in a Fast World

The Slow Fix Solve Problems, Work Smarter and Live Better in a Fast World

Author: Carl Honore Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/01/2013

What do we do when things go wrong in a fast world? Many of us go for the quick fix that delays the problem rather than solving it. To make real progress we need real solutions - we need to take time for THE SLOW FIX. People have long been in search of a quick fix. Truth is, it doesn't work. The problems facing us today are bigger and more urgent than ever before and we need to learn to start fixing things properly, rather than settling for short-term solutions. The Slow Fix offers real, life-changing solutions to tackling these problems and extends the movement defined by Carl Honore in his global bestseller, In Praise of Slow, to offer a recipe for problem-solving that can be applied to every walk of life, from business and politics to relationships, education and health reform. Taking time to build up expertise, taking advantage of the hidden benefits of teamwork, finding the right messenger to deliver the message, and employing a transparent approach are all essential elements of the Slow Fix. This book will help you make sense of what is going wrong - and right - in the world, and gives inspiration, ideas and practical tools to help fix your own life and everything around you.

How Adults Are Hijacking Childhood

How Adults Are Hijacking Childhood

Author: Carl Honore Format: eBook Release Date: 07/02/2012

This selection from Carl Honores Under Pressure explores the history of childhood, including social trends and cultural movements that have contributed to the current practice of hyperparenting.In How Adults Are Ruining Childhood bestselling author Carl Honore explores the contradictions inherent in modern parenting. We want children to strive for high-achieving adulthood while also enjoying a childhood full of joy and free of danger. We tell our children to grow up and then bristle when they do. We expect them to ful?ll our dreams and yet remain true to themselves. The common thread, of course, is that through the ages children have never chosen their own childhood. Adults have always called the tune. Today it seems to be more about the adults than ever.

Beauty of Slowing Down

Beauty of Slowing Down

Author: Carl Honore Format: eBook Release Date: 07/02/2012

This selection from award-winning journalist Carl Honores In Praise of Slowness introduces us to people all over the world who are reclaiming their time and slowing down the paceand living happier, more productive, and healthier lives as a result.A slow revolution is taking place. This is a modern revolution, championed by cell-phone using, emailing lovers of sanity. The slow philosophy can be summed up in a single word: balance. People are discovering energy and efficiency where you may have least expectedin slowing down. In The Beauty of Slowing Down rehabilitated speedaholic Carl Honore presents an engaging and entertaining exploration of a movement whose moment has finally come.

Under Pressure Rescuing Our Children From The Culture Of Hyper-Parenting

Under Pressure Rescuing Our Children From The Culture Of Hyper-Parenting

Author: Carl Honore Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/02/2009

A revealing portrait of how families are struggling to cope with the changing world of parenting and childhood, plus new solutions The parent screaming from the touchline at an eight-year-old to make an overlapping run; the pregnant mother playing Mozart to her unborn baby; the rigid schedule for babies, which develops into an agenda of activities for a young child - all these are familiar instances of hyper-parenting. With the pressure growing all the time for children to get into the best schools and universities, or to develop their nascent talents and become the next Tiger Woods or Williams sister, it has never been more difficult to be a child. In Carl Honore's brilliant follow-up to IN PRAISE OF SLOW he makes an impassioned call for parents and teachers to allow children to grow up at a slower rate. He takes us on a journey round the world in search of a new formula for parenting and childhood. He talks to a range of experts and sifts through the latest research to find what problems parents, teachers and children face, and to seek out the best solutions. Honore shows how 'slow parenting' will benefit both the child and the parents, and ensure that we create happier children and calmer parents.

In Praise of Slow How a Worldwide Movement is Challenging the Cult of Speed

In Praise of Slow How a Worldwide Movement is Challenging the Cult of Speed

Author: Carl Honore Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/05/2005

Across the western world more and more people are slowing down. Slower is better: better work, better productivity, better exercise, better sex, better food. DON'T HURRY, BE HAPPY. Almost everyone complains about the hectic pace of their lives. These days, our culture teaches that faster is better. But in the race to keep up, everything suffers - our work, diet and health, our relationships and sex lives. International bestselling author Carl Honore uncovers a movement that challenges the cult of speed. In this entertaining and hands-on investigation, he takes us on a tour of the emerging Slow movement: from a Tantric sex workshop in London to a meditation room for Tokyo executives, from a SuperSlow exercise studio in New York, to Italy, the home of the Slow Food, Slow Cities and Slow Sex movements. There has never been a better time to embrace the healing power of living slow.