Our GLSnext speaker, Charles Duhigg, is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter and best-selling author. Join us as he dives into the power of habit, and why we do what we do in life and business. He will explore the science of why habits exist and how they can be changed.
Duhigg is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter. A former writer for The New York Times, he has authored or contributed to multiple series, including “The Reckoning” (2008), which studied the causes and outcomes of the financial crisis, and “The iEconomy”, which examined the global economy through the lens of Apple, and which won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize in explanatory journalism. He has won many awards including the George Polk Award (2007), the Gerald Loeb Award (2008), and the National Journalism Award (2009), he was also a Business News Visionary Award recipient (2020-2021).
Currently, Duhigg writes for The New Yorker and hosts the “How To!” podcast for Slate Magazine. In addition to his reporting, Charles Duhigg is a regular contributor to television and radio, including the Newshour with Jim Lehrer, Frontline, Dr. Oz and various programs on CNBC and NPR. Duhigg is the best-selling author of The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business, which explores the science of habit formation in our lives, companies and societies. His newest book Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business is a fascinating exploration of the science of productivity, and why, in today’s world, managing how you think—rather than what you think—can transform your life.