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How to be REALLY Productive has been officially announced as winner of 'The Commuter's Read' category for the 2017 Management Book of the Year award by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and the British Library.
In the opinion of the awarding judges, this book will best serve commuters and retain their attention during a journey to work by inspiring them, informing them about and engaging them with a management and leadership topic.
If you want to know what it takes to be REALLY productive, read this. It's not just about to-do lists and managing your emails - it's about productivity you can really feel and a getting a better quality of life.
‘This book will challenge you to think differently about your work… and probably your life, too!’
Graham Allcott, author of How to be a Productivity Ninja
‘I guarantee that you’ll keep coming back to this book for a refresher course in how to maintain balance in your life.’
June Dennis, Head of the University of Wolverhampton Business School
This book will change what you think it takes to be productive.
True productivity in a world where the work never ends is not about working harder, faster or longer. It’s about working smarter, doing your best work and coming home knowing you delivered.
You’ve already tried those other, old time-management techniques, but when you’re drowning in emails, meeting requests, deadlines, competing priorities, and never-ending to-do lists - they just haven’t worked! There’s always way too much to do and never enough time.
This is a better way.
How To Be Really Productive gives you practical guidance and key skills that will give you the freedom, space and mindset you need to get organised, focused and in control, to manage your workload and other people’s expectations and to get more of the right things done.
So take control today and discover a new, empowering approach that will banish the stress, pressure and craziness and leave you feeling calm, balanced and really, really productive.
About the author
Chapter 1 - Why Productivity isn't just about getting things done
Chapter 2 – From chaos to clarity
Chapter 3 – Mind monkeys and lizard brains
Chapter 4 – Fake work vs. real work
Chapter 5 – Real world tactics: how to be productive when the rest of the world isn’t
Chapter 6 – Tough love: setting boundaries and saying no
Chapter 7 – Being human: how your personality affects your productivity
Chapter 8 – Work–life rhythm
Chapter 9 – Jumping off the guilt trip
Chapter 10 – The art of juggling
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Notes and references