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Getting Things Done
David Allen - Mar 17, 2015 (first published in 2001)
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Since it was first published in David Allen's Getting Things Done has become one of the most influential business titles of its era, and the book on personal organisation. 'GTD' has become shorthand for an entire way of approaching the professional and personal tasks everyone faces in life, and has spawned an entire culture of websites, organisatio...
Eat That Frog!
21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time
Brian Tracy - Apr 17, 2017 (first published in 2001)
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Stop Procrastinating Get More of the Important Things Done--Today! There just isn't enough time for everything on our to-do list--and there never will be. Successful people don't try to do everything. They learn to focus on the most important tasks and make sure those get done. They eat their frogs. There's an old saying that if the first thing you...
Essentialism
The Disciplined Pursuit of Less
Greg McKeown - Apr 15, 2014 (first published in 2011)
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Have you ever found yourself stretched too thin? Do you simultaneously feel overworked and underutilized? Are you often busy but not productive? Do you feel like your time is constantly being hijacked by other people’s agendas? If you answered yes to any of these, the way out is the Way of the Essentialist. The Way of the Essentialist isn’t about g...
The 4-Hour Workweek
Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich
Timothy Ferriss - Dec 15, 2009 (first published in 2007)
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More than 100 pages of new, cutting-edge content. Forget the old concept of retirement and the rest of the deferred-life plan there is no need to wait and every reason not to, especially in unpredictable economic times. Whether your dream is escaping the rat race, experiencing high-end world travel, earning a monthly five-figure income with zero ma...
Deep Work
Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World
Cal Newport - Jan 05, 2016
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One of the most valuable skills in our economy is becoming increasingly rare. If you master this skill, you'll achieve extraordinary results.Deep work is the ability to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task. It's a skill that allows you to quickly master complicated information and produce better results in less time. Deep work ...
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
Stephen R. Covey - Nov 19, 2013 (first published in 1989)
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When Stephen Covey first released The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, the book became an instant rage because people suddenly got up and took notice that their lives were headed off in the wrong direction; and more than that, they realized that there were so many simple things they could do in order to navigate their life correctly. This b...
The Power of Habit
Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
Charles Duhigg - Jan 07, 2014 (first published in 2012)
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OVER 60 WEEKS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LISTWith a new Afterword by the authorIn The Power of Habit, Pulitzer Prize–winning business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed. Distilling vast amounts of information into engrossing narratives that...
168 Hours
You Have More Time Than You Think
Laura Vanderkam - May 31, 2011
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It's an unquestioned truth of modern life: we are starved for time. We tell ourselves we'd like to read more, get to the gym regularly, try new hobbies, and accomplish all kinds of goals. But then we give up because there just aren't enough hours to do it all. Or if we don't make excuses, we make sacrifices- taking time out from other things in ord...
Checklist Manifesto
Atul Gawande - Jan 04, 2011
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A New York Times BestsellerIn latest bestseller, Atul Gawande shows what the simple idea of the checklist reveals about the complexity of our lives and how we can deal with it.The modern world has given us stupendous know-how. Yet avoidable failures continue to plague us in health care, government, the law, the financial industryin almost every rea...
The ONE Thing
The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results
Gary Keller - Apr 01, 2013
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The One Thing explains the success habit to overcome the six lies that block our success, beat the seven thieves that steal time, and leverage the laws of purpose, priority, and productivity....
15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management
The Productivity Habits of 7 Billionaires, 13 Olympic Athletes, 29 Straight-A Students, and 239 Entrepreneurs
Kevin Kruse - Oct 11, 2015
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Are you overworked and overwhelmed? What if a few new habits could increase your productivity by 5x or even 10x? Imagine if you had an extra hour each day to read, exercise, sleep, or to spend with your family.New York Times bestselling author, Kevin Kruse, presents the remarkable findings of his study of ultra-productive people. Based on survey re...
18 Minutes by Peter Bregman
Make Time by Jake Knapp
The Effective Executive by Peter F. Drucker
Scrum by Jeff Sutherland
Organize Tomorrow Today by Jason Selk
The Bullet Journal Method by Ryder Carroll
The Productivity Project by Chris Bailey
Smarter Faster Better by Charles Duhigg
The War of Art by Steven Pressfield
Flow by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
First Things First by Stephen R. Covey
Manage Your Day-to-Day by 99U
The Power of Full Engagement by Jim Loehr
Free to Focus by Michael Hyatt
The New One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard
Time Warrior by Steve Chandler
Time Management from the Inside Out by Julie Morgenstern
The Now Habit by Neil Fiore
Atomic Habits by James Clear
The Willpower Instinct by Kelly McGonigal
Grit by Angela Duckworth
The 10 Natural Laws of Successful Time and Life Management by Hyrum W. Smith
Time Management Magic by Lee Cockerell
Surge by Matt Kane
Rework by Jason Fried
No B.S. Time Management for Entrepreneurs by Dan S. Kennedy
The Time Chunking Method by Damon Zahariades
The 80/20 Principle by Richard Koch
How to Stop Procrastinating by Steve Scott
Margin by Richard Swenson
The Dip by Seth Godin
Off the Clock by Laura Vanderkam
Work the System by Sam Carpenter
Making It All Work by David Allen
Juliet's School of Possibilities by Laura Vanderkam
Overwhelmed by Brigid Schulte
Busy by Tony Crabbe
Execution by Larry Bossidy
Ready for Anything by David Allen
Better Than Before by Gretchen Rubin
Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin
How to be a Productivity Ninja by Graham Allcott
Competing Against Time by George Stalk
The Power of Less by Leo Babauta
Zen to Done by Leo Babauta
Give Me Time by Mind Gym
The Pomodoro Technique by Francesco Cirillo
I Know How She Does It by Laura Vanderkam
Daily Rituals by Mason Currey
To-Do List Makeover by S.J. Scott
The 80/20 Individual by Richard Koch
The Productivity Habits by Ben Elijah
Organize Yourself! by Ronni Eisenberg
Extreme Productivity by Robert C. Pozen
Fringe Hours by Jessica N. Turner
Pressed for Time by Judy Wajcman