In Your Best Just Got Better, productivity expert JasonWomack teaches readers that working longer hours doesn't make upfor a flawed approach to productivity and performance. Workers needto clarify their habits, build mindset-based strategies, and beproactive. Womack's signature "workplace performance" techniquesoffer specific strategies to consistently and incrementally improveperformance.
- Understand the fundamentals of workflow and the principles ofhuman performance
- Arm themselves with the tools and the processes to get more oftheir work done, on time, with fewer resources, and with lessstress
Making your best better won't happen overnight, but learning howto effectively manage just a few critical success factors lead toan effective workday and an overall successful professionalcareer.
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About the Author
JASON W. WOMACK is CEO and founder of the Jason Womack Company, which provides customized training on workplace performance. As an executive coach, he shows clientsmanagers, employees, and entrepreneurshow to work smart, think big, and make more. Coaching hundreds of individuals and traveling extensively, Jason has facilitated more than 1200 Workplace Performance workshops.
Table of Contents
Foreword Marshall Goldsmith xi
Part 1 Work Smarter 1
1 Improvement and You: Identifying Your Role in Making Your Best Better 3
2 Improvement and Pacing: Building and Sustaining Habits That Lead to Productivity 29
3 Improvement and Time: Get the Most from 1 Percent of Your Day! 49
Part 2 Think Bigger 71
4 Improvement and Self-Efficacy: If You Think You Can, You Probably Can 73
5 Improvement and the Social Network: If You Want to Go Far, Fast, Go Together 91
6 Improvement and Tracking: What Is in the Way, What Is Along the Way? 109
7 Improvement and Purpose: Clarify and Promote Your Own "So That…" 129
Part 3 Make More 153
8 Improvement and Feedback: Knowing How to Ask for It and What to Do with It 155
9 Improvement and Focus: The Resource That Affects All Others 179
10 Improvement and Practice: Practice Doesn't Make Perfect, It Makes Comfortable 201
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Most people can imagine their ideal day, but what would it take to make your perfect day – or parts of it – come to life? Jason W. Womack, an executive coach and workplace performance trainer, tells you how to change your habits and make your ideal day a reality. Womack identifies some commonsense ideas about how to “work smarter, think bigger and make more.” While few of his ideas are revolutionary, they add up to a compelling prescription for breaking through barriers that hold you back. getAbstract recommends Womack’s well-constructed collection of sound, practical, life-improving advice to anyone seeking increased efficiency and productivity.