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What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast: A Short Guide to Making Over Your Mornings--and Life (A Penguin Special from Por tfolio)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

6 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

no more snooze alarm

I think Ms Vanderkam has clearly identified the most important part of the day. She is absolutely correct about the importance of getting a jump start on the day and how that can make all of the difference. I hope she will follow this with a book on how to get to bed....
I think Ms Vanderkam has clearly identified the most important part of the day. She is absolutely correct about the importance of getting a jump start on the day and how that can make all of the difference. I hope she will follow this with a book on how to get to bed.
One of the subjects that she mentions gets up early in order to develop their to-do list. I have heard of others who would develop their to-do list in the evening. I guess the point is not morning or evening, but rather to simply write the list.

posted by h2olking on July 24, 2012

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Most Helpful Critical Review

4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

Not very good

Whole book can be summed up in a single paragraph. Multiple ways of saying exactly the same thing without going into any details as to fine tuning if you are already running this sequence of events.

posted by ABC-Den on July 15, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 24, 2012

    no more snooze alarm

    I think Ms Vanderkam has clearly identified the most important part of the day. She is absolutely correct about the importance of getting a jump start on the day and how that can make all of the difference. I hope she will follow this with a book on how to get to bed.
    One of the subjects that she mentions gets up early in order to develop their to-do list. I have heard of others who would develop their to-do list in the evening. I guess the point is not morning or evening, but rather to simply write the list.

    6 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 25, 2012

    Its about time.

    Its about time someone wrote a quick easy treatise on time management that is fun practical and easy to implement. I enjoyed this book and I look forward to reading more of her work. 168 hours is her other book on this subject and looks to be well worth the time to read.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 23, 2012

    You should read it once a year.

    I found this book to be one of those that you should read once a year, remind yourself of good habits. It takes very little to read but has a profound impact.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 23, 2012

    Great book

    Quick easy read. Full of great ideas that I look forward to putting into action!!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 8, 2014

    First of all, I liked the book. But I do have a complaint that i

    First of all, I liked the book. But I do have a complaint that it ended far too abruptly. I like my books to linger on, and to be hefty reads. Otherwise, a great effort.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 9, 2013

    It's a quick, easy read that offers great suggestions on accompl

    It's a quick, easy read that offers great suggestions on accomplishing what is truly important to you.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 27, 2012

    Not worth the read

    there is no breaking news here or even real insight. wake up earlier, we all know this. not worth the cost or the time to read, really felt let down when I learned nothing new or came across any real advice.

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