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Subtract: The Untapped Science of Less

Leidy Klotz


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Leidy Klotz

Subtract: The Untapped Science of Less


According to Leidy Klotz, the key to problem-solving is… subtraction.

Subtraction can help in many areas, both work and personal. For example, our to-do-lists, they just keep growing. But what about our “stop-dos”? In this book, the author presents the readers with ways to use subtraction in their day-to-day lives. The strategy can be applied to small and big challenges. Interested in learning more? Add “Subtract” to your reading list!

  • Language: English
  • Published: April 13 2021
  • Publisher: Flatiron Books
  • ISBN-10: 1250249864
  • ISBN-13: 978-1250249869

About the author: Leidy Klotz is the Copenhaver Associate Professor at the University of Virginia. He founded the university’s “Convergent Behavioral Science Initiative”. He has published over 80 peer-reviewed articles, including the top academic journals. He has also written for The Washington Post, The Globe and Mail, and The Behavioral Scientist and more!

You can learn more about the author here.


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