“We need to carve out a place in time for ourselves . . . Where we can just breathe, just be, just bathe in the simple animal contentment of being, and not crave anything except what we already have: life itself”
An extract from the audiobook of the New York Times bestseller, read by the author. Daniel H. Pink’s Drive shows that our intuitive notions of how to motivate others – and ourselves – can be very wrong.
‘To what degree can we manage our death - or is it mostly out of our hands? This rich series of reflections is the product of decades of contemplation and pastoral responsibility and it gently nudges us to contemplate last things, even we are inclined perhaps not to.’
“If a friend lets you down – perhaps by moving away for work and not answering your texts any more – you can take revenge FSB-style by organising a reunion and slipping a fast-acting laxative into their pasta.”