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#129: Daniel Pink, 'When' Can Make a Big Difference

By ABC News

* Check out the new ABC News podcast 'Start Here' on Apple Podcasts ( or wherever you're listening right now. * "All of us in our lives make decisions about when to do things. 'When should I work out? When should I do this kind of work, when should I do that kind of work? When should I start a project, when should I abandon a project?' ... and the best time of day to do something depends on what that something is," said Daniel Pink, a New York Times bestselling author whose new book is called "When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing." Pink, who was trained as a lawyer and now runs his own company as an organizational management expert, argues that doing certain tasks either during the "peak, trough or recovery" periods of our energy levels, can be more effective, whether it's when to hold a meeting to get the best ideas or when to exercise to get a fulfilling workout. The Plug Zone: - Daniel Pink's Website - - Pink's Books - - Pink's Twitter - - Pink on "GMA" - ============ Leave Dan a voicemail! Your message may be included in a future episode: (646) 883-8326 Like 10% Happier? Please leave a quick review! ------> Check out our other podcasts: * About Dan Harris: Dan Harris is co-anchor of "Nightline" and the weekend edition of "Good Morning America" on ABC News. In 2014, Harris published the book, "10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress without Losing My Edge and Found Self-Help That Actually Works." It went to #1 on the New York Times Bestsellers List, and then became an app, designed to teach meditation to skeptics, and this podcast, where Harris talks with smart people about whether there's anything beyond 10 percent. Follow Dan on Twitter: Get Dan's first book, "10% Happier": Get Dan's second book, "Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics": Learn to meditate with the 10% Happier app:

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