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Charles Duhigg (born 1974) is a Pulitzer-prize winning American journalist and non-fiction author. He was a reporter for The New York Times and is the author of two books on habits and productivity, titled The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business and Smarter Faster Better.

Charles Duhigg
Charles Duhigg at TechCocktail in 2012.jpg
Charles Duhigg at TechCocktail in 2012
(photo by Geoff Livingston)
Born1974 (age 43–44)
NationalityAmerican
Alma materYale University (1993-1997, History)
Harvard Business School (2001-2003, MBA)
OccupationJournalist, Author
EmployerThe New York Times
Known forWriting, Journalism
Websitecharlesduhigg.com

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Early lifeEdit

Charles Duhigg was born in 1974 in New Mexico. He graduated from Yale University and earned an MBA from the Harvard Business School.[1]

CareerEdit

Duhigg is a former Los Angeles Times staff writer. Between 2006 and 2017, he was a reporter at The New York Times.[2] He currently writes for The New York Times Magazine and other publications.

Duhigg was one of a team of New York Times reporters who won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting for a series of 10 articles about the business practices of Apple and other technology companies.[3][4] Duhigg wrote or co-wrote the series Toxic Waters,[5] Golden Opportunities,[6] and was part of the team that wrote The Reckoning.[7]

Duhigg's book about the science of habit formation, titled The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business,[8] was published by Random House on February 28, 2012. An extract was published in The New York Times entitled "How Companies Learn Your Secrets." [9] The Power of Habit has spent over three years on The New York Times's bestseller lists.

He is also the author of Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business,[10] which was released on March 8, 2016. It became a New York Times Best Seller on March 27, 2016.[11]

Personal lifeEdit

Duhigg resides in Brooklyn, New York City.[12]

AwardsEdit

BooksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Alumni Magazine". Harvard Business School. Charles Duhigg (MBA ’03)
  2. ^ "Charles Duhigg". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-02-22.
  3. ^ "The 2013 Pulitzer Prize Winners - Explanatory Reporting". Pulitzer.org. Retrieved 15 April 2013.
  4. ^ "2013 Journalism Pulitzer Winners". New York Times. 15 April 2013. Retrieved 15 April 2013.
  5. ^ Duhigg, Charles. "Toxic Waters - Series". The New York Times.
  6. ^ Duhigg, Charles. "Golden Opportunities - Series". The New York Times.
  7. ^ Goodman, Peter S.; Morgenson, Gretchen. "The Reckoning - Series". The New York Times.
  8. ^ ISBN 978-1-4000-6928-6
  9. ^ Duhigg, Charles (February 16, 2012). "How Companies Learn Your Secrets". The New York Times.
  10. ^ ISBN 978-0812993394
  11. ^ "Bestseller List". March 27, 2016.
  12. ^ a b "B'klyn Writer Wins Award For Series on Senior Citizens". Brooklyn Daily Eagle. June 4, 2008. Retrieved May 4, 2010.
  13. ^ "Slain California editor posthumously honoured with George Polk Award". The Hindu. Chennai, India. February 19, 2008. Retrieved May 4, 2010.
  14. ^ "Honors" (fee required). The Washington Post. March 13, 2008. Retrieved May 4, 2010.
  15. ^ "Gerald Loeb Award Winners Revealed". Wireless News. July 5, 2009. Retrieved May 4, 2010. (Subscription required (help)).
  16. ^ "Scripps Howard Foundation Announces National Journalism Awards Winners". Scripps Howard Foundation. March 12, 2010. Archived from the original on 2010-05-01. Retrieved May 4, 2010.
  17. ^ "Complete List of Investigative Reporters and Editors Winners and Finalists". Editor & Publisher. March 29, 2010. Retrieved May 4, 2010.[permanent dead link]
  18. ^ "2010 Communication Awards". October 14, 2010. Retrieved November 1, 2010.
  19. ^ "Winners: SEJ 9th Annual Awards for Reporting on the Environment". October 17, 2010. Retrieved November 1, 2010.
  20. ^ "SABEW Names Winners in the Best in Business Contest". Wireless News. March 26, 2009. Retrieved May 4, 2010. (Subscription required (help)).
  21. ^ "New York Times Wins Big at Deadline Club Awards Dinner". Retrieved November 1, 2010.[permanent dead link]
  22. ^ "Past Winners of the Oakes Award". Columbia Journalism School. Archived from the original on January 16, 2012. Retrieved February 22, 2012.
  23. ^ "The 2013 Pulitzer Prize Winners - Explanatory Reporting". Pulitzer.org. Retrieved 15 April 2013.
  24. ^ "2013 Journalism Pulitzer Winners". New York Times. 15 April 2013. Retrieved 15 April 2013.
  25. ^ "How You Can Harness 'The Power Of Habit'", Morning Edition, NPR Radio, February 27, 2012
  26. ^ Duhigg, Charles (February 16, 2012). "How Companies Learn Your Secrets". The New York Times.
  27. ^ USA Today March 2, 2012 page B1 "Even the signs have eyes these days"

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