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10 Steps to Successful Time Management

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The goal of this book is not to save your time, it is to save your life—the life you want to live while everything else is getting in your way. In 10 easy steps, authors Kevin O'Connor and Cyndi Maxey provide tips, tools, and techniques that will enable you to spend your time wisely, focus efforts on your priorities, and waste less time on busy work.

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Overview

The goal of this book is not to save your time, it is to save your life—the life you want to live while everything else is getting in your way. In 10 easy steps, authors Kevin O'Connor and Cyndi Maxey provide tips, tools, and techniques that will enable you to spend your time wisely, focus efforts on your priorities, and waste less time on busy work.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781562867188
  • Publisher: American Society for Training & Development
  • Publication date: 12/16/2010
  • Pages: 152
  • Sales rank: 1,371,244
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Daniel R. Tobin has worked in the management and executive development field for 30 years at leading companies like American Management Association, Digital Equipment Corporation, and others. This is his sixth book on corporate learning strategies. Tobin was named to Leadership Excellence Magazine's 2008 Top 100 list. He lives in Port Chester, NY.
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Table of Contents

Preface vii

Introduction xi

Acknowledgments xiii

Dedication xiv

Step 1 Forget the Myth-Being Busy Isn't Being Productive 1

Step 2 Manage Your Energy; Manage Your Life 15

Step 3 Be Useful and Stick to the Purpose 35

Step 4 Maintain Clarity and Move Forward 47

Step 5 Manage to Your Advantage 57

Step 6 Pay Attention to Your Key Contacts 67

Step 7 Connect and Get the Most From Your Tim 81

Step 8 Understand the Forces That Affect Your Use of Time and Energy 93

Step 9 Focus on What Is Significant 101

Step 10 Make Time Your Friend 115

Appendix: Capabilities Profile and a 90-Day Plan 123

References 127

Index 131

About the Authors 135

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