The Art of Noticing

Journalist Rob Walker outlines engaging practices to encourage mindfulness and inspire creativity.
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Rob Walker teaches audiences how to focus on the art of noticing in a time of mental distraction.

Program Topics

  • The Payoffs of Paying Attention

    Mindfulness has caught on in the business world, but often seems over-complicated and off-putting. In this talk, Rob Walker gives an introduction to the simple act of noticing, and teaches audiences how they can build their attention muscles through easy and fun rituals. Drawing on examples from his book, he captures the mindfulness spirit in a practical way.

The Art of Noticing

The Art of Noticing

An imaginative, thought-provoking book to awaken your senses and attune them to the things that matter in your life.

Welcome to the era of white noise. Our lives are constantly tethered to phones, email, and social media. In this age of distraction, the ability to experience and be present is often lost: to think and to see and to listen.

Enter Rob Walker’s The Art of Noticing. This gorgeously illustrated volume will spark your creativity help you see the world anew. Through a series of simple and playful exercises–131 of them–Walker illuminates ways to think more clearly, listen more closely, engage more creatively and to rediscover your curiosity and sense of passion.

FORMATS AVAILABLE: Hardcover, eBook, audiobook

PAGE COUNT; PUBLICATION DATE: 256 pages; May 7, 2019

The Art of Noticing

The Art of Noticing is filled with clever, eminently deployable strategies for getting more from the world around you. It’s a paean to alertness, a sensory upgrade, a delightful field guide to being alive.

—Tom Vanderbilt, bestselling author of Traffic and You May Also Like

“Rob Walker’s writing has always been wonderful because of his unique eye for noticing what other people miss. With this new book, he’s basically teaching you all his secrets for seeing.”

—Ryan Holiday, bestselling author of Ego is the Enemy and The Obstacle Is The Way
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