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Managing Your Time

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ISBN-10: 0028642635

ISBN-13: 9780028642635

Edition: 3rd 2002

Authors: Jeff Davidson

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There are so many demands made on people that time is becoming a scarce commodity. Jeff Davidson shows how to recover time from the forces that compete in one's daily life like work, home, sports, television, the online world and the daily commute.
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List price: $16.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.276
Language: English

Jeff Davidson, MBA, CMC, nbsp;is founder and director of BreathingSpace.com, an organization devoted to helping people live and work at a more comfortable pace. He is the author of fifty-six books,nbsp;includingnbsp;The 60-Second Organizer,nbsp;The 60-Second Self-Starter, andnbsp;The 60-Second Innovator, and the iPhone app Making Your Life Simpler. He lives in Raleigh, North Carolina.

The Big Clock Is Ticking
The Overtime Epidemic: How to Nip It in the Bud
Staying Longer: Not the Answer
A Time-Pressured Decade
Part-timers, Students, and Homemakers Are Not Exempt
Day Is Done
Leave Now, Feel Good All Evening
Expect the Unexpected
Strategies for Survival
Your Plan and Welcome to It
Cut a Deal with Yourself
Now It's Time to Say Goodnight
Time Flies Whether You Want It to or Not
To a Long and Healthy Life
When Limits Help
The Time-Theft Culprit
Oblivion Starts Here
New Routines for New Perspectives
Jeff Davidson's Ten Steps to Kick Electronic Addiction
Easy Math for Reclaiming Your Time
Confusion Contusion
Time-Binding Dilemmas That Can't Be Ignored
Nearly Everyone Is Feeling Time-Pressure
We Want Our Time Back!
Knowledge by the Ton
The Hierarchy of Input
Drawing Upon Accumulated Knowledge and Wisdom
Choices Beyond Counting
The Weight of the World
Cheaper by the Billions
A Crowded House
People, Roads, and Gridlock
Having to Wait
Time-Shifting 101
Shopping Secrets of the Unfrazzled
Slowing the Pace of the Rat Race
Your Self-Esteem Is Beside the Point
Rain Barrels Keep Falling on My Head
Sit and Ponder
A Formula for Slowing Down
Deficit-Spending Is a No-No
Choices Beyond Practicality
Choices over the Top
Your Time, Your Decision
Be Your Own Consultant
Exhibiting Your Inner Wisdom
Appointing Yourself in Charge
What Matters Most to You?
Corporate Creations
The List of Life
Actions Speak Louder Than Words
Minimize for Maximum Value
Sustaining Your Priorities for Fun and Profit
Wanting What You Hae
Sticking to the Path
Building in Positive Reinforcements
Straying or Staying on Course?
Long-Term Versus Short-Term Tasks
Master List Software
The Hit Parade
The KMCS Daily Planner
Caveats with All Scheduling Tools
Old Standbys: Paper and Pencil
Buying Yourself Some Time
Danger Ahead
"Doing It All" Is Costly
Time Is Short; Money Is Replenishable
Maid for You
Your Service System in 10 Easy Steps
Becoming a Snooze-Savvy Sleeper
The Brain Keeps Track
Sleep Deprivation: A Disaster in the Making
Getting Your REM Sleep
Catching Up on Sleep: Myth or Reality?
Got Sleep?
To Sleep Some More or Not?
Get Rested
Road Rest
Well-Rested and Ready
Taking Back Your Turf
Loaning Yourself Out Less and Being Happier Because of It
Finished? Here's More!
Teach Your Boss
Calendar, Calendar on the Wall, Who's Overcommitted Most of All?
Simplification = Freedom
Eliminating Unwanted Mail
The Efficiently Organized Office
Crack That Whip
Control Your Desk, or It Will Control You
Items Worth Acquiring
A Workout for the Cyber Set
Be the First on Your Block: Master Your Shelves
Filing Finesse
Surround Yourself to Win
The Ergonomics of It All
Setting Up Your Home Office
Variety Rules
Home Offices Require Quiet
BEcoming a Filing Wizard
To File or Not to File
Tools to Help Simplify
Paper Abounds
Mr. Lakein's Junk Drawer
Questions About Paper
Discarding the Discardable
Filing to Preserve Your Sanity
Creating Files in Advance
Sheltering Homeless Files
Top Time-Management Tools Revealed
Getting Ahead of Yourself?
I, Rulemaker
Speaking of High Productivity
Useless Options
Look Mom--No Hands!
Flying the Quiet Skies
Conversation Worth Saving
Mobile Data Phones
Connecting to Others
Staying in Touch Too Much
Interruptions Abound
Disturbances We All Could Do Without
Is Constantly Keeping in Touch Too Much?
I'll Concede, a Few Valid Uses Exist
A Cell Phone Fetish?
Beeper Intrusions
Use and Not Abuse
A Message Hierarchy
Are You Sending Messages?
Email: No Worse a Curse (Than Beepers)
The Email Avalanche
Spamination (Spam-a-Nation)
Bamming Spam
Our First Subject: The Subject Line
Follow the Instructions
One-Way Messaging
Mastering Email So That It Doesn't Master You
Brevity Is the Soul of Email Wit
Keep Your "CC's" to a Minimum
Showing Your Responsiveness
The Best Managers Still Delegate
Working Offline to Increase Your Productivity Online
The Elements of Effective Online Management
Coordinating Your Software
An Internet You Can Live With
Who's on First
Information Overload Exacerbated
Pay the Piper
Customize the News and Information You Receive
Is Privacy Still Possible?
Ordering Online
Misinformation Is Not Pretty
The Search Is On
A Return Visit
The Best Leave Clues
Hard-to-Find Information Though Newsgroups
Making Newsgroups Work for You
The Internet in Perspective
Thinking Your Way Out of Time Traps
Up Your Mail IQ
The Cornerstones of Speedy Correspondence
Working with the Postal Service
A System of Timely Responses
Decide or Let It Ride
Choices (and Decisions) on the Rise
Action Is Invigorating
Listen to Your Inner Voice
Procrastination Is a Temptres
Decisions Disguised as Problems
Shop and Compare
Concentration: A Largely Lost Art
Multitasking Is Risky Business
Curbing the Urge
Twice as Much
Be Effective, Never Mind Busy
Dare to Focus
Distraction Can Be Handled
Anxiety Tugs
Let's Play Concentration
Some Combos Work
Treading Lightly--And Loving It
The Benefits of Paring
Case by Case
Discarding over Time
Retain What You'll Use: The Replacement Principle
Traveling Light in Actual Traffic
Commuting by Carrier
The Ever Powerful Palmtop
Your Relationship, Your Time, and Your Sanity
The Couple Corner: Finding (or Making) Time for Each Other
Routine and Regimen
Connectedness Takes Work
Your Partner or the Rest of the World
The Male Factor
See in a Different Light
Your Relationship: Job 1
Ideas Galore
Calling All Parents
Time and Effort: Payoff Forever
It's a Different World
Contradicting the Assumptions
Focus on Your Children
The Too Much Trap
The Kids Can Pitch In
Kids and Their Homework Habits
A Strong Connection with Your Kids
Learn to Overestimate
Caring and Sharing
Where Are You Now?
Eye on Leisure
When Boundaries Blur
Forced-Fit Leisure Feels Phony
Transition Can Be Crucial
Boost Your Fun Potential
Time to Be Friendly
Getting Creative About Leisure
Sabbaticals: Why You Might Want to Take One
A Time and a Purpose
Programs Vary Widely
Some Compelling Reasons
Endless Options
Tempting the Techies
Your Mind in a Different Gear
Eliminating Obstacles
Go for It!
The Sabbatical Begins
Keeping It All in Perspective
Do You Have the Whip?
Reclaiming Your Time, Now and Later
The Unproductive 80
What the Gurus Say
Take a Cue from Other Cultures
The Rest Could Be the Best
Appendixes
Glossary
Bibliography
Index