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"When" by Daniel Pink is a groundbreaking book that delves into the science of timing and reveals proven strategies for making better decisions in our daily lives. Drawing on a wealth of research from various fields such as psychology, biology, and economics, Pink explores how timing influences everything, from our productivity to our happiness and even our health.

The book is divided into three main parts, each focusing on a different aspect of timing. In the first part, Pink dives into the science of beginnings and explains how starting at the right time can give us a significant advantage. He uncovers fascinating insights about the power of fresh starts, the importance of syncing our internal clocks, and the optimal time to take breaks.

Moving on to the second part, Pink revolutionizes our understanding of midpoints. He reveals the key moments in our lives and offers practical strategies to harness their potential for personal growth and motivation. Whether it's the midpoint of a project, the midpoint of our careers, or even the midpoint of our lives, Pink shows us how to make the most of these critical times.

Finally, in the third part, Pink explores the science of endings. He uncovers the best ways to wrap things up, whether it’s completing projects or improving our relationships. Pink offers valuable insights on how to make endings more satisfying, memorable, and impactful.

Throughout the book, Pink presents compelling stories and engaging anecdotes to illustrate his concepts and findings. He provides readers with actionable advice and practical takeaways, enabling them to make more informed decisions about when to start new endeavors, how to navigate midpoints, and how to create more meaningful endings.

In "When," Daniel Pink offers a fresh perspective on the power of timing and demonstrates how mastering the art of timing can lead to greater success and fulfillment in all areas of life.

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