Jake Knapp (Author) Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky are writers and designers who help people make time for what matters at the office and in everyday life. They're the authors of the New York Times bestseller Sprint, and the creators of Time Dorks, a popular newsletter about experiments in time management. Jake spent ten years at Google and Google Ventures, where he created the Design Sprint process. He has since run more than 150 sprints with companies like Nest, Slack, 23andMe and Flatiron Health. He lives in San Francisco with his wife and sons. John Zeratsky (Author) John has written for The Wall Street Journal, TIME, Harvard Business Review, Wired, Fast Company and many more. For nearly fifteen years, he was a designer at technology companies including Google, YouTube and Google Ventures. Originally from Wisconsin, John and his wife now live aboard their sailboat Pineapple.
Make Time is practical and engaging, offering tips on everything from designing your day to the benefits of cutting out cable news and eschewing plane Wi-Fi in favour of time away from work.' * Harvard Business Review * Time is the single biggest ingredient for creative work. Time to focus, time to experiment, time to master creative skills. Make Time provides ways for each of us to find new reserves of that precious commodity. It is an excellent guidebook for taking control of the design of your life. * </i>Tim Brown, CEO of IDEO and author of <i>Change by Design * I defy you to read this book and not come away with ideas that make you happier and/or more effective in accomplishing what you want in life. It's smart, entertaining and packed with field-tested insights. * </i>Dan Heath, bestselling co-author of <i>The Power of Moments</i> and <i> Switch * Too often, we get bogged down in the demands of each day and struggle to find time for what really matters. In this powerful book, Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky explain how small changes in the design of our days can give us more time for the people and activities that energize and fulfil us. Make Time is essential reading for anyone who wants to create a happier, more successful life. * </i>Gretchen Rubin, bestselling author of <i>The Happiness Project</i> and<i>The Four Tendencies * Make Time is a charming manifesto - as well as an intrepid do-it-yourself guide to building smart habits that stick. If you want to achieve more (without going nuts), read this book. * </i>Charles Duhigg, bestselling author of<i> The Power of Habit</i> and<i> Smarter Faster Better * As someone obsessed with time and how to spend it wisely, I loved this fun and useful book. Not your normal productivity fare. * Ev Williams, founder of Medium and Twitter *