Organize Your Life: Free Yourself from Clutter and Find More Personal Time [NOOK Book]

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"How can I find time to do everything I need to do?" "How can I make more time just for me?" If you ever ask yourself these questions, this is the book for you. Let time management and organizational expert Ronni Eisenberg show you how to make time for what's important to you!

You'll discover eight simple steps to regain control of your life, learn how to plan and prioritize to save time, and get things done. Whether you're overwhelmed by things to do (errands, phone calls, picking up, or putting away) or things ...

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Organize Your Life: Free Yourself from Clutter and Find More Personal Time

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Overview

"How can I find time to do everything I need to do?" "How can I make more time just for me?" If you ever ask yourself these questions, this is the book for you. Let time management and organizational expert Ronni Eisenberg show you how to make time for what's important to you!

You'll discover eight simple steps to regain control of your life, learn how to plan and prioritize to save time, and get things done. Whether you're overwhelmed by things to do (errands, phone calls, picking up, or putting away) or things you have (clothing you never wear, piles of paperwork, overflowing closets, and stuffed storage boxes), this book is filled with easy tools and tips to get organized in every area of your life.

Make time around the house: Learn to control clutter and organize your storage, housework, kitchen, laundry, bills and papers, magazines, and holiday gifts and entertaining. Make time at work: Take charge of paperwork and filing, computers, e-mail, and your cell phone and create a workspace that really works. Make time for family: Set up simple systems for kids' rooms and toys, plan painless family vacations, and schedule in family fun. Make time for yourself: The speedy "Get It Done!" system of sanity savers and quick-start suggestions will help you do just about everything faster and find more time every day for exercise, hobbies, and relaxing "mini-vacations" just for you.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470139196
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/26/2007
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 513,630
  • File size: 420 KB

Meet the Author

RONNI EISENBERG is a nationally recognized time management and organizational expert.

KATE KELLY is a professional writer.

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Table of Contents


Introduction     1
Make time: planning and priorities
Eight Steps to Regaining Control of Your Life     7
Take Back Your Time Using a Daily Planner     19
The Amazing Power of the To-Do List     29
How to Get Things Done and Still Have Time for Yourself     41
Overcoming the Three Thieves: Lateness, Interruptions, and Procrastination     55
Make time around the house: household storage to holiday planning in half the time
Household Storage     77
Clearing the Clutter     88
Housework Quick and Easy     94
The Kitchen     104
Express Laundry     116
Household Paper Management     122
The Holidays     135
The "get it done!" system: how to do everything faster (and better) and fit the things you want into your life
"Get It Done": The Personal Side     147
"Get It Done" at Home     160
"Get It Done" While Commuting, Traveling, Just Having Fun, or Sleeping     172
Make time at the office: from the paper burden to everything electronic
A Work Space That Works     187
Paperwork and Filing     194
E-mail, Computers, and Cell Phones     202
Office Systems and Shortcuts     214
Make time: you and your family
Family Systems andShortcuts     227
Index     244
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