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Unlock the Power of Less –

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It's easy to feel like we never have enough time, resources, or money. Scott Sonenshein's surprising and entertaining book inspires and instructs us to make the most out of what we already have. The result is more -- more creativity, more engagement, and more satisfaction. 


Daniel H. Pink, author of To Sell is Human and Drive

2016-09-29T15:35:51+00:00
It's easy to feel like we never have enough time, resources, or money. Scott Sonenshein's surprising and entertaining book inspires and instructs us to make the most out of what we already have. The result is more -- more creativity, more engagement, and more satisfaction.  Daniel H. Pink, author of To Sell is Human and Drive

Scott Sonenshein is a gifted thinker whose insights have sharpened my work for over a decade, and his fascinating debut book reveals how resourcefulness is a skill that’s waiting to be learned.


Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of Originals and Give and Take

2016-07-29T12:16:20+00:00
Scott Sonenshein is a gifted thinker whose insights have sharpened my work for over a decade, and his fascinating debut book reveals how resourcefulness is a skill that’s waiting to be learned. Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of Originals and Give and Take

I always appreciate a book that challenges me, forces me to think, and creates constructive discomfort.  And I especially value such a book when its key conclusions have a base of research.  Dr. Sonenshein has accomplished all this with Stretch, and I am thankful for the chance to grow from reading his work.


Jim Collins, #1 bestselling author of Good to Great and Built to Last

2016-09-29T15:12:08+00:00
I always appreciate a book that challenges me, forces me to think, and creates constructive discomfort.  And I especially value such a book when its key conclusions have a base of research.  Dr. Sonenshein has accomplished all this with Stretch, and I am thankful for the chance to grow from reading his work. Jim Collins, #1 bestselling author of Good to Great and Built to Last

Stretch is a masterpiece. Whether you want to build a better life or better business, Scott Sonenshein reveals how the power of constraints sets you free and why the lust for more is bad for your mental health and -- ironically -- your personal success and the success of your business. I love the stores, rigorous research, and especially how Sonenshein's warmth and wisdom fill every page and make Stretch a joy to read.


Robert Sutton, Stanford University professor and author of The No Asshole Rule

2016-10-02T16:46:29+00:00
Stretch is a masterpiece. Whether you want to build a better life or better business, Scott Sonenshein reveals how the power of constraints sets you free and why the lust for more is bad for your mental health and -- ironically -- your personal success and the success of your business. I love the stores, rigorous research, and especially how Sonenshein's warmth and wisdom fill every page and make Stretch a joy to read. Robert Sutton, Stanford University professor and author of The No Asshole Rule

Well-informed and frequently enlightening…Sonenshein is an amiable guide to attaining the benefits of stretching. A convincing argument within a compelling narrative—recommended for business managers and resourceful individuals alike.


Kirkus Reviews

2016-12-07T10:17:00+00:00
Well-informed and frequently enlightening…Sonenshein is an amiable guide to attaining the benefits of stretching. A convincing argument within a compelling narrative—recommended for business managers and resourceful individuals alike. Kirkus Reviews

About Scott Sonenshein

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Scott Sonenshein is the Henry Gardiner Symonds Professor of Management at Rice University. His award winning research, teaching, and consulting has helped Fortune 500 executives, entrepreneurs, and professionals in industries such as technology, healthcare, retail, education, banking, manufacturing, and non-profits. He holds a PhD in management and organizations from the University of Michigan.

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