Breathing Space

Breathing Space

by Jeff Davidson
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Overview

Breathing Space by Jeff Davidson

The breakthrough book for a time-pressed generation. Major features in USA Today, The Washington Post, Boston Herald, Chicago Tribune, and 75 other newspapers, plus Executive Female, USAir, Office Systems, Leaders, and Men's Health. Explains why the information age is not here yet; for now, most people are drowning in the over-information age. If you face too much paper, too much to read, or simply too much to do, this book will change your life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781419657276
Publisher: BookSurge, LLC
Publication date: 02/14/2007
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.46(d)

About the Author

Jeff Davidson is "The Work-Life Balance Expert®," has written 56 mainstream books, is a preemiment authority on time management, and is an electrifying professional speaker, making nearly 800 presentations since 1985 to clients such as Kaiser Permanente, IBM, American Express, Lufthansa, Swissotel, America Online, Re/Max, USAA, Worthington Steel, and the World Bank. He the author of "Breathing Space," and "Simpler Living." His 60 Second Series with Adams Media, including the 60-Second Organizer, 60-Second Self-Starter, and 60-Second Innovator, are popular titles in China, Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Russia, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Italy, Poland, Spain, France, and Brazil.

Jeff has been widely quoted in the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Christian Science Monitor, New York Times, and USA Today. Cited by Sharing Ideas Magazine as a "Consummate Speaker," Jeff believes that career professionals today in all industries have a responsibility to achieve their own sense of work-life balance, and he supports that quest through his website www.BreathingSpace.com and through 24 iPhone Apps at www.itunes.com/apps/BreathingSpaceInstitute

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Breathing Space 4.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A book that acknowledges the role that technology plays in overwhelming us and making our lives more complicated instead of simpler. It reads as a how-to guide to help us learn how to manage technology, ourselves, and work while still allowing for the things we enjoy. Good points in this book, and very easy to read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book gives good insight on how to make complicated issues simpler. It gives great techniques and strategies to still remain human without completing falling into the technologic world. Easy to read, easy to understand what he is saying. He gives effective tips that can be used any time throughout the day and any time in your life.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Stress, busyness, information - it's all around you and it seems there's so much of it, and it's so insistent, and it's so loud, an it's so invasive. And in reading Jeff Davidson's latest resource for leaders, managers, and just about everyone, it's clear that the pressure is here to stay, at work and at home - and it will get worse. There is no returning to an earlier, simpler, unhurried time. So....we need some strategies, some tools, and some...breathing space. Fortunately, Jeff Davidson makes good on his title. Breathing Space starts with a clear and compelling analysis of why we feel so pressured. The reader is then focused on very positive, healthy strategies to deal with a world where 565,000 books are published each year, 95 million printers are spewing paper from at least 95 million computers, and the typical executive receives 225 pieces of unsolicited mail each month. In 22 succinct, comortably paced chapters, Breathing Space offers practical and innovative strategies for clearing up the clutter, breaking through procrastination, organizing your workspace, managing your reading, and choosing your priorities wisely - among other work and personal challenges. Breathing Space attacks paper clutter with a vengeance, as in - get rid of it! Eighty percent of the paper we save will never be needed. Most importantly, the reader learns how to conrol paper at the intake point, so that it never piles up in the first place.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    I bought other copies of Jeff Davidson's book so I was interested in acquiring this one when I saw a mention of it. He has a very good writing style that makes things seem as if they as within your grasp. His approach is almost conversational. His solution to pressing problems are sometimes bold but never so far out and left field that they lose practicality. I like the overall viewpoint of this book and recommend it because I think it represents a sound approach to tackling the plague of always having too much to do.
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