• by Tony Crabbe
  • Narrated by Tony Crabbe
  • 8 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Business psychologist Tony Crabbe outlines a unique, four-step approach to combating one of modern life's great problems: being too busy.
Busy is divided into four digestible sections - Mastery, Differentiation, Engagement, and Momentum - that will teach listeners how to switch from managing time to managing attention, how to transition toward a career strategy that doesn't hinge on productivity, how to think differently about success by reengaging with what matters, and how to create the impetus, energy, and clarity to put all these changes into effect. Crabbe draws on entertaining psychological studies to show why we're getting it wrong at the moment and to develop a fresh new approach to taking back one's life from chaotic outside forces. Rarely has a book been timelier in both its scope and in its immediate impact.


What the Critics Say

"A life-changing book which reassesses what you are doing, why you are doing it and in what way." (Carol Ann Rice, The Daily Express)
"This book has the power to change your life.... Tony Crabbe destroys the myth of 'busyness' and provides practical, thoughtful advice to help individuals (and their organizations) unleash their true potential." (Dave Coplin, chief envisioning officer, Microsoft UK, and author of Business Reimagined)


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Excellent content and narration

This audiobook is life changing. The content and narration are excellent. Thank you Tony Crabbe!
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- Laura

Essential lessons

Cheaper 1 is based on one of the most valuable and important lessons that can be taught to people in the workforce today. Getting past busy is one of the most critical factors in achieving success in the modern world.

The rest of the book is interesting and occasionally useful, but the core lesson and value of the book, in my opinion, is contained in chapter 1.
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- Matt

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-07-2015
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio