Do you often lose focus? Convince yourself that your tasks can wait... when they can't? Can't follow any change in your habits more than a few weeks?And when your deadlines arrive you start panicking so badly that you won't be able to figure even where to start your task.The time to do something about your bad habits is right now! Otherwise, you are in the danger that you will never start. Learn to identify, prioritize, and focus on your most important tasks and get them done.Unlearn bad habits and build powerful, good ones. - Know the various ways to increase productivity in your life, - Easily learnable and executable solutions that will make your day more organized and focused, - Why is willpower your enemy when it comes to changes, - Two valuable philosophies to help you maintain your habit changes on a long term. Living on the right track depends on our day-to-day habits; the small everyday activities we aren't always conscious about. Daily Habit Makeover will teach you how to adopt tailor-made habits to your lifestyle.
The legendary Eat That Frog! (more than 1.5 million copies sold worldwide and translated into 42 languages) will change your life. There just isn't enough time for everything on our "To Do" list--and there never will be. Successful people don't try to do everything. They learn to focus on the most important tasks and make sure they get done. There's an old saying that if the first thing you do each morning is to eat a live frog, you'll have the satisfaction of knowing that it's probably the worst thing you'll do all day. Using "eat that frog" as a metaphor for tackling the most challenging task of your day--the one you are most likely to procrastinate on, but also probably the one that can have the greatest positive impact on your life--Eat That Frog! shows you how to zero in on these critical tasks and organize your day. You'll not only get more done faster, but get the right things done. Bestselling author Brian Tracy cuts to the core of what is vital to effective time management: decision, discipline, and determination. In this fully revised and updated second edition, he provides brand new information on how to keep technology from dominating your time. He details twenty-one practical and doable steps that will help you stop procrastinating and get more of the important tasks done--today!
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Robert C. Pozen, one of the business world's most successful--and productive--executives, reveals the surprising secrets to workplace productivity and high performance. Extreme Productivity is an essential handbook for every business professional, empowering them with proven methods for prioritizing efficiently and maximizing time at work, while leading a full and productive personal life as well.
Offers a practical, tested program to overcome procrastination by achieving set goals, managing time, enlisting support, and handling stress. Based on their workshops and counseling experience, psychologists Jane B. Burka and Lenora M. Yuen offer a probing, sensitive, and at times humorous look at a problem that affects everyone: students and scientists, secretaries and executives, homemakers and salespeople. Procrastination identifies the reasons we put off tasks-fears of failure, success, control, separation, and attachment-and their roots in our childhood and adult experiences. Burka and Yuen even provide tips on living and working with the procrastinators you may know. Wise, effective, and easy to use, this new edition shows why for 25 years Procrastination has been an immediate must-have for anyone who puts things off until tomorrow.
Are you a slave to your to-do list? At the end of the day, is your list longer than when you started? Are you awash in a sea of sticky notes and memos? Stop! Instead of listing your important tasks, schedule them with a start time and end time. This will help you create a mini-plan for each task, and a workable, productive agenda for your day.
One of the all-time bestselling books on time management, The Time Trap has shown countless readers how to squeeze the optimal efficiency-and satisfaction-out of their work day. Based on decades of research with businesspeople around the world, The Time Trap shows readers how to: * avoid so-called "time savers" that don't really work * set realistic goals and make commitments they can keep * juggle multiple demands * estimate time needed on new tasks * pinpoint and combat the most tenacious time-wasters * protect their priorities * upgrade personal productivity for professional success Filled with smart tactics, revealing interviews, and handy time management tools, the fourth edition has been extensively revised to include technology-based solutions to the challenges and opportunities we all face in the virtual world. For those who feel swamped by work and overwhelmed by information, this is the proven guide they need to get everything under control.
Offering a complete approach to procrastination, "What Every Student Should Know About Procrastination" includes self-assessments to help students determine their own personal types of procrastination, and then solutions that address each individual style. The basic tools offered in this supplement are proven methods that can save students time and money as they learn new habits in college and prepare for the work environment.