Top 10 Time Management Books
To help you stay on top, we’ve scoured the web to find the top time management books for productivity and getting things done. Take your pick. From a strict, no-nonsense, business driven approach, to light-hearted improvement tips, there’s bound to be a book to fit your needs and learning style.
Plus, we especially love The 3 Secrets to Effective Time Investment: How to Achieve More Success with Less Stress.
With a quick reference guide, and over 30 online tools and over 40 done for you routines, The 3 Secrets to Effective Time Investment takes you beyond simple time management to provide you with the skills and outlook you need to completely revamp the quality of your life.
Time management consultant, David Allen’s premise is simple: our productivity is directly proportional to our ability to relax. Only when our minds are clear and our thoughts are organized can we achieve effective productivity and unleash our creative potential. Plus, check out his, “do it, delegate it, defer it, drop it” rule to empty your inbox.
In his seven day program, Dennis Crosby explains how to realize your dreams, obtain success and join the 1% of the most productive people in the world. Plus, do you know what you can have in common with Olympic athletes in order to excel?
Do you have a hard time keeping track of notes, emails, receipts, and all of your great ideas? Designed for both beginners and advanced Evernote users providing them with tutorials, strategies, tips, and Evernote essentials to maximize your time and productivity. It tackles the two biggest issues that Evernote users face: what is Evernote, and how can I use it effectively?
Continuing her series on What the Most Successful People Do, Laura Vanderkam shows how we can take control of our weekends to get necessary R&R, while also using our downtime as a springboard to a productive week. She reveals the kind of weekend activities that make people happiest why Sunday night may be the most important part of any weekend.
Surgeon and writer Atul Gawande finds a remedy in the humblest and simplest of techniques: the checklist. First introduced decades ago by the U.S. Air Force, Gawande explains how checklists actually work to prompt striking and immediate improvements. Plus, he follows the checklist revolution into fields well beyond medicine, from disaster response to investment banking, skyscraper construction, and businesses of all kinds.
It’s easy to laugh about if you’re in a social setting, but procrastination is more than just a bad habit, it’s a time stealer. In this book, author Michael Finlayson covers all aspects of procrastination, from how it affects you as an individual, to how you can turn things around to start moving forward.
Using “eat that frog” as a metaphor for tackling the day’s most challenging task, Brian Tracy shows readers how to zero in on these critical tasks and organize their time. He details 21 practical, doable steps to stop the procrastination treadmill and get more of the important tasks done.
Forget the old concept of retirement. Whether your dream is escaping the rat race, experiencing high-end world travel, earning a monthly five-figure income with zero management, or just living more and working less, this book by Timothy Ferriss is the step-by step guide to luxury lifestyle design.
After interviewing dozens of successful, happy people, author Laura Vanderkam realized that they allocate their time differently than most of us. With a little examination and prioritizing, you’ll find it is possible to sleep eight hours a night, exercise five days a week, take piano lessons, and write a novel without giving up quality time for work, family, and other things that really matter.