Swiss author and businessman. He began his writing career as a novelist in 2002, but he is best known internationally for his bestselling non-fiction The Art of Thinking Clearly (2011, English 2013), for which The Times has called him "the self-help guru the Germans love".Born in 1966 in Lucerne, Switzerland, he obtained an MBA in 1991 from the University of St. Gallen and a PhD in economic philosophy in 1995. In 1999, he co-founded getAbstract, a publisher of book summaries and article abstracts. Dobelli is a member of Edge Foundation, Inc., an association of intellectuals, PEN International, Royal Society of Arts and founder of the "World Minds" foundation.
News was a huge part of Swiss author Rolf Dobelli's life, but one day he decided to quit the news cold turkey. Rob Wijnberg, founder of The Correspondent, talked to him about his news philosophy. Music: Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 11 in A Majeur, K. 331 played by Moura Lympany Mark Guiliana - Beginning Production: Jacco Prantl Want us to make more podcasts like this? Then become member of The Correspondent and choose what you pay for your membership! As a member, you get access to more journalism, podcasts and investigations that go beyond the headlines of the day to uncover the underlying structures that shape our world.
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