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“How Can I Be More Productive?”

After being asked this question countless times over the years, I finally compiled all my recommendations in one document The Three Secrets That Help Me Write and Think, available by entering your email address below: Get “The Three Secrets That Help Me Write and Think” Now! When you sign up, you’ll immediately get the report. These are my personal productivity secrets I developed over years of constant experimentation, reflection, and consistent results. It is my hope that you use these secrets to become a better writer, thinker, and Master of your fate. Get “The Three Secrets That Help Me Write

Mastery paperback is out now + FREE book (US only)

The paperback of the #1 New York Times Bestseller Mastery is in stores now and available on Amazon. And as a thank you to my fans who made Mastery such a success, I have released in the US a special Interviews with the Masters: A Companion to Robert Greene’s Mastery, a free eBook (other regions to follow) containing selections from my interviews with the nine living masters that appear in Mastery. I sat with these Masters for many hours, extracting their stories and their individual paths to greatness. I met with Paul Graham in Palo Alto. Santiago Calatrava in New

Announcing…Mastery (with special preorder bonuses for you today)

The time has come to officially announce my fifth book, Mastery. In early 2007, I had an epiphany. For the previous eleven years I had immersed myself in a study of the most powerful people in history. I had read one biography after another about great political figures, strategists, scientists, artists, and inventors. And on that particular day, as I was reviewing some old material, it finally struck me: all of these people—no matter their field, culture, or moment in history—followed more or less the same pattern or pathway to power. The result of that epiphany is Mastery. In analyzing

Hidden Powers & My Next Book: Mastery Part 1

What follows is Part 1 of a two-part post that details the process of completing my fifth book, Mastery. In anticipation of the book’s release on November 13th, I’m releasing Part 2 of this post with a pre-order of Mastery. I’ll be announcing a pre-order offer in a few days but I hope this tides you over until then In my new book Mastery (Viking/Penguin, November 2012), I propose a radical new way of looking at human intelligence and high achievement, countering the various misconceptions we have about talent and genius. I make the case that mastery is a latent

Robert Greene’s Speech at Yale

Below is the transcript of a speech Robert did at Yale in October along with the Q&A that followed. For those of you who would prefer to listen to an mp3 of the speech, you can do that here. Host: Welcome everybody. So, it’s a pleasure to have all of you here, and a particular pleasure to welcome our honored guest, Robert Greene. He is, well, you are all here, so I think you probably know a lot about his books, his writings. I’ll state just a few words. He has trained in classical literature. And then had a very

The Descent Of Power: An Interpretation of the Global Economic Crisis Pt VIII

In closing, I wanted to tell you about a dream I had a couple of months ago–I mean the kind of dream you have in your sleep. I dreamt that it was the year 2070 and that I was walking on the crowded streets of some city. People seemed oddly happy and there was a feeling of lightness in the air, as if something had really changed in the world and we had figured out a better way to live. What was most strange about this dream was that in the midst of it I was conscious of thinking back