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Time Management Books
Eat That Frog! for Students by Brian Tracy; Anna LeinbergerStudents at all levels struggle with how to manage their time. In high school they often find they need this skill for the first time, as they juggle classes, extracurricular activities (which are all but mandatory if you want to go to college), jobs, internships, family responsibilities, and more. In college they have more freedom and less structure, which makes time management even more critical. Brian Tracy's Eat That Frog! has helped millions around the world get more done in less time. Now this life-changing global bestseller has been adapted to the specific needs of students. Tracy offers readers tips, tools, and techniques for structuring time, setting goals, staying on task (even when you're not interested), dealing with stress, and developing the skills to achieve far more than you ever thought possible. This is the book that parents and teachers have long been wishing Brian Tracy would write.
Publication Date: 2020-12-29
Get It Done: 4 simple strategies to stop procrastinating and get the right things done by Joel GardnerDoes it feel like you're always working but never actually get anything accomplished? Do you wish you had more time to focus on the things that really matter to you?Get It Done will help you find focus and will teach you how to devote time to what's most important and meaningful to you. This book offers four simple strategies for getting the right things done, as well as specific action plans that you can apply to your everyday life. Inside, you'll find plenty of tips and tricks to get you on the right track, including:-Simple ways to avoid the eight productivity killers-Six ways to kickstart a balanced routine-How to avoid negative people-And many more simple approaches to doing more of what you wantIf you're ready to finally focus on your priorities and to find balance in your life, start reading Get It Done today!Why in the World Would You Read This Book?Here is what I know about you. Do any of these descriptions sound like familiar?1. You have too many responsibilities - work, family, community, and personal projects all clamor for your time.2. There doesn't seem to be enough time to accomplish what is most important to you.3. You wish you could spend more time on what is most important to you.4. You struggle with accomplishing larger projects and goals because they just seem too big to complete.5. You sometimes procrastinate your work and have a hard time getting things done on time.6. When working on large projects, you sometimes get distracted by other things that keep you from doing what is most important.7. You want to achieve a greater sense of balance in your life.8. You want to feel like you are contributing to others' lives and happiness.9. You have goals and dreams that you want to accomplish.10. You have too much to do in your life and work.11. You want to have a positive impact in your career and on the people you work with.12. You want to end the day with a positive feeling.13. You want to spend more quality time with your family and friends.I am guessing that at least half of the above statements are true. If so, this book is for you. (If not, put the book down and enjoy the rest of your life in full and happy success). By using the strategies in this book, you will achieve your goals faster and more effectively and will have more time to enjoy the things you want to in your life. You will be able make more positive contributions to the people around you. Get It DoneMany people have discovered the secrets to staying focused and finishing their work. These people Get It Done - they have created results that are significantly higher than their peers and have enjoyed the resulting benefits of that success. What do these individuals do that set them apart from their peers? What do the most effective, successful individuals do to achieve great results? You can step away from the dark strains of stressful imbalance and move into the refreshing light of meaningful achievement. How is this done, you ask? This is done through the four strategies outlined below and described throughout this book: 1. Take Action. The most important strategy for achievement and contribution is action. In this section of the book, you will learn powerful principles and strategies for building motivation and taking positive action in your life, including simple rules for time management, easy ways to find your focus, and clear ways to create the future.2. Choose Your Focus. There are so many opportunities and distractions in life that you must choose your focus to be successful. This section provides you with powerful strategies for identifying and focusing on what is most important to you, including how to focus your power, how to break tasks down to smaller pieces, and how to be a charging bull to reach your goals. 3. Hack Your Environment. People who succeed have become masters at adapting their environment to help them achieve the results they desire.
People who procrastinate may have a predisposition to do so, they may not pay much attention to tasks with far-away deadlines, and tend to avoid tasks that seem unpleasant. They also have more trouble organizing their goal-setting strategies. This article explains how you can turn these irrational thoughts into a blueprint for timeliness.