Elogio de la lentitud. Front Cover. Carl Honoré Elogio de la lentitud: un movimiento mundial desafía el culto a la velocidad · Carl Honoré No preview available. [Honoré’s] anecdotes and self-deprecating humour convey the pleasure and reward that he experienced on his slow pilgrimage. “(This) book makes a persuasive case against mindless speed and offers an intriguing .. La Repubblica (Italy). Buy Elogio a la lentitud (bolsillo) by CARL HONORE (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible.

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But what do you say to people who claim that the world will inevitably go on speeding up and that a Slow revolution is pie in the sky? If you are always rushing, you only skim the surface of things. Catl am no utopian. Forward-thinking companies all over the world are looking for ways to help their staff slow down.

What sort of life should I be leading? A rare treat to be savoured — at your own pace, of course.

Mastering the clock of business is about choosing when to be fast and when to be slow. What inspired you to embrace Slow? In Praise of Slowness is a gift lentitjd all of us. Vibrant and very readable. All Londoners should read it. And the green movement has followed a similar arc: I am healthier and have more energy. But you have lenttiud realistic. Every day I open up my inbox and find a few emails from readers around the world who say the book has changed their lives.


How has slowing down changed your life? Take the rise of feminism. What will a Slow world look like? How can I make the world a better place?

No, the world has always been this way. At work, I am much more productive and creative. Slow means being present, living each moment fully, putting quality before quantity in everything from work and sex to food and parenting. A personal wake-up call. But if we slow down, surely life will pass us by?

By limiting working hours. A million times more inspiring than any of the mass of self-help books around on downshifting.

Speed is fun, sexy, an adrenaline rush. But look at the world today. It will take time.

Readers would be wise to savour it slowly. Honoree giving them more control over their schedules so they can work at their own pace, accelerating and decelerating when it suits them.

Read it slowly to allow inward digestion without dyspepsia. Such questions can be uncomfortable but confronting them ultimately brings greater depth to our lives. We now have all three factors in place for the Slow revolution to push on. Go back to the kitchen!

In Praise of Slow

Essential reading for a happier, healthier, more productive life. But at least our starting point should be to seek the tempo giusto and to expect others to do so too. Now I never feel rushed any more.

The boom in lentihud or mindfulness in the corporate world is another sign that business is waking up to the power and wisdom of slowing down. I say look at the history books. Has our obsession with speed has gone to far?


Elogio de la lentitud – Carl Honoré – Google Books

Is the Slow Movement also gaining ground in the workplace? For a cultural revolution to occur, you need three factors: The modern workplace also pushes us to work faster and longer while technology encourages us to do everything faster and faster. Slowing down eloggio be the antidote to honor. Take the time to read this important, excellently written book — our future depends on the ideas it contains!

Thanks to the powerful taboo against slowness, even just thinking about slowing xarl makes us feel afraid, guilty or ashamed. 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. At the same time, the world has become a giant buffet of things to do, consume, experience — and we rush to have it all.

And as the world gets faster, the need for a counter-current of slowness will grow too.