What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast: And Two Other Short Guides to Achieving More at Work and at Home

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast: And Two Other Short Guides to Achieving More at Work and at Home

by Laura Vanderkam

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Overview

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast: And Two Other Short Guides to Achieving More at Work and at Home by Laura Vanderkam

Three powerful mini e-books about high productivity, now together in paperback
 
Laura Vanderkam has combined her three popular mini e-books into one comprehensive guide, with a new introduction. It will help readers build habits that lead to happier, more productive lives, despite the pressures of their busy schedules. Trough interviews and anecdotes, she reveals . . .

  • What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast—to jump-start the day productively.
  • What the Most Successful People Do On the Weekend—to recharge and prepare for a great week.
  • What the Most Successful People Do at Work—to accomplish more in less time.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781591846697
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/27/2013
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 168,821
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Laura Vanderkam is also the author of 168 Hours and All the Money in the World. Her work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, CBS’s MoneyWatch, USA Today, and Fortune, among others. She lives outside Philadelphia.
 
Visit www.lauravanderkam.com

Table of Contents

Introduction vii

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast 1

The Madness of Mornings 3

A Matter of Willpower 8

Important, but Not Urgent Things 13

How to Make Over Your Mornings 25

What the Most Successful People Do on the Weekend 35

The Paradox of Weekends 37

How to Plan a Weekend 51

Minimize the Have-to-Dos 61

How to Win the Week Ahead 70

All There Is 73

What the Most Successful People Do at Work 77

Introduction: The Secret of Astonishing Productivity 79

Discipline 1 Mind Your Hours 88

Discipline 2 Plan 92

Discipline 3 Make Success Possible 98

Discipline 4 Know What Is Work 103

Discipline 5 Practice 113

Discipline 6 Pay In 119

Discipline 7 Pursue Pleasure 126

Appendix 131

New Mornings, New Lives 131

How to Do Your Own Time Makeover 162

50 Time Management Tips 165

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