Carl Honoré is an award-winning writer, broadcaster and TED speaker. The Wall Street Journal hailed him as “an in-demand spokesman on slowness.” CBC Sunday Edition called him “the world's leading evangelist for the Slow Movement.” Carl covered Europe and South America for the Economist, Observer, Miami Herald, Houston Chronicle, Time, National Post and other publications. His first book, In Praise of Slow, examines our compulsion to hurry and chronicles a global trend toward putting on the brakes. The Financial Times said it is “to the Slow Movement what Das Kapital is to communism.” His second book, Under Pressure, explores the dark side of modern childrearing - and offers a blueprint for change. Time called it a “gospel of the Slow Parenting movement.” Carl's latest book, The Slow Fix, explores how to tackle complex problems in every walk of life, from health and relationships to business and politics. Translated into 35 languages, his books have landed on bestseller lists in many countries. In Praise of Slow was the inaugural choice for the Huffington Post Book Club. It also featured in a British TV sitcom, Argentina's version of Big Brother and a TV commercial for the Motorola tablet. Under Pressure was shortlisted for the top non-fiction prize in Canada. Carl presented a series for BBC Radio 4 called The Slow Coach in which he helped Britons slow down. He also presented a TV show called Frantic Family Rescue on Australia's ABC. His TED talk has 2 million views.

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Your SLOW Revolution

Carl Honore

The world is stuck in fast-forward and paying a heavy price for it. When every moment is a race against the clock, when we forget how to slow down, everything suffers – our diet and health, our relationships, communities and the environment, even our work, companies and the economy. But there is an alternative to today’s roadrunner culture. It’s called the Slow movement. Being Slow is not about doing everything at a snail’s pace; it’s about doing everything at the right speed. Slowing down at the right moments can bring more depth, pleasure and meaning to our lives. It can boost our health and make us more efficient, creative and productive. In this talk, Carl shows how we can all work, play and live better by unleashing our inner tortoise.

This course will make you:

  • Happier
  • Healthier
  • More creative and productive
  • A better problem-solver
  • More connected to other people

what you get

  • Last up to one hour
  • Allow for up to 200 connections into the Cast (a connection is a login from a unique location)
  • Include the two-way video experience (including interactive HD streaming video and audio) and dedicated support