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The Secret to Peak Productivity

The Secret to Peak Productivity

By: Tamara Myles

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 05-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 06-JAN-2014

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In this constantly-connected, do-more-with-less world, being able to increase your productivity is a real advantage. Certified Professional Organizer (CPO®) and productivity expert Tamara Myles has developed a simple model—the Productivity Pyramid—which provides an actionable framework for anyone to achieve better results. Based on a sequence of steps leading to peak performance, the author’s easily adapt able system consists of five levels: • Physical Organization: from decluttering to filing—fool-proof strategies for handling incoming papers and ensuring information remains accessible •...

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Mind Maps for Business, 2nd Edition

Mind Maps for Business, 2nd Edition

By: Tony Buzan; Chris Griffiths

Publisher: Pearson International

Publication Date: 13-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 14-DEC-2013

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In Mind Maps for Business , Tony Buzan, the world’s leading author on Mind Mapping, together with Chris Griffiths, co-founder and CEO of Buzan Online Ltd, will show you how to apply Mind Maps to any business challenge or goal – from project management and selling, right through to leadership strategies. ...

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The Sharp Solution: A Brain-Based Approach for Optimal Performance

The Sharp Solution: A Brain-Based Approach for Optimal Performance

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 25-FEB-2013

Insert Date: 08-OCT-2013

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Train Your Brain to Energize Your Life In The Sharp Solution, Heidi Hanna introduces readers to a brain-based approach to realistic, sustainable energy management that supports a healthier brain, and as a result a healthier, happier body. By engaging our brain, we can strategically re-wire how we operate, creating more energy and improving productivity while simultaneously reducing stress. As a result, we become more focused and productive, flexible and resilient, and able to sustain higher levels of health and performance over time. These critical aspects of "cognitive fitness"—mental...

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Take Control of Your Paperless Office, 2nd Edition

Take Control of Your Paperless Office, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: TidBITS Publishing, Inc.

Publication Date: 26-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 07-AUG-2013

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Digitize your documents while cutting back on incoming and outgoing paper! Join Joe Kissell as he helps you  clear the chaos  of an office overflowing with paper. With Joe's guidance you can  develop a personal clean-up strategy  and choose your  Mac-compatible  tools--a document scanner and the software you need to perform OCR (optical character recognition), devices and services for storing your digitized documents, and tools to  categorize, locate, and view your digital document collections . Once you have your gear in hand, Joe shows you  convert your paper documents  to...

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The 12 Week Year: Get More Done in 12 Weeks than Others Do in 12 Months

The 12 Week Year: Get More Done in 12 Weeks than Others Do in 12 Months

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 20-MAY-2013

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The guide to shortening your execution cycle down from one year to twelve weeks Most organizations and individuals work in the context of annual goals and plans; a twelve-month execution cycle. Instead, The 12 Week Year avoids the pitfalls and low productivity of annualized thinking. This book redefines your "year" to be 12 weeks long. In 12 weeks, there just isn't enough time to get complacent, and urgency increases and intensifies. The 12 Week Year creates focus and clarity on what matters most and a sense of urgency to do it now. In the end more of the important stuff gets done and...

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What To Do When There's Too Much To Do

What To Do When There's Too Much To Do

By: Laura Stack

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Publication Date: 02-JUL-2012

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Look at your to-do list. It’s ridiculous. You can’t get all that done. You’re already at capacity. And it probably doesn’t even list every single thing you need to do. The last thing you want to do is more. As a skeptical audience member once told author Laura Stack before a presentation, “I don’t want to hear a productivity consultant telling me to do more with less. I want to do less and achieve more.” This is exactly what Stack offers. You’re never going to save time and increase efficiency by adding more to your bloated list. You need a system: a comprehensive approach that will enable...

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Mind Mapping For Dummies

Mind Mapping For Dummies

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 05-JUN-2012

Insert Date: 07-MAY-2013

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Unlock your brain's potential using mind mapping Mind mapping is a popular technique that can be applied in a variety of situations and settings. Students can make sense of complex topics and structure their revision with mind mapping; business people can manage projects and collaborate with colleagues using mind maps, and any creative process can be supported by using a mind map to explore ideas and build upon them. Mind maps allow for greater creativity when recording ideas and information whatever the topic, and enable the note-taker to associate words with visual...

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The Distraction Trap

The Distraction Trap

By: Frances Booth

Publisher: Pearson International

Publication Date: 22-MAR-2013

Insert Date: 06-MAY-2013

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If you're worried that you're losing the power to concentrate The Distraction Trap can help. Learn how you can easily release your life from the steely grip of modern technology where you're always available and always connected. Discover how you can radically boost your productivity by keeping your whole brain and both eyes on the task in hand. You may think you can do ten things at once, with a scattered thinking approach and expect to do everything well and on time. Well, you can't. The Distraction Trap will empower you to focus and prioritise, switch off your email, say 'no' to social...

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Own YOUR Success: The Power to Choose Greatness and Make Every Day Victorious

Own YOUR Success: The Power to Choose Greatness and Make Every Day Victorious

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 04-SEP-2012

Insert Date: 08-APR-2013

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A proven system for transforming challenges into triumphs What if you could make each and every day victorious by focusing on daily activities rather than obsessing over results that you can't control? Based on author Ben Newman's popular program, Own YOUR Success gives you the power to make each day a triumph. The most successful people find great success when they focus on having a passion for the process. The key: make today victorious regardless of the obstacles that come your way. Figure out what fires YOU up without exception and ignite that passion so that you can routinely create...

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Where Did I Put My Keys?: Six Essential Skills for a Stellar Memory

Where Did I Put My Keys?: Six Essential Skills for a Stellar Memory

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Publisher: The Productivity Pro

Publication Date: 01-MAR-2013

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Would you like to remember things more easily? Would you like to stop waking up in the middle of the night, suddenly thinking of something? Would you like to relieve your brain of the strain of tracking reminders? Now you can! Bestselling author Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro, describes her six keys to improving your memory: Stop being so absent-minded, learn retention techniques, and create reminder systems. Make memory, daily, and category lists to record everything you need to do. Read quickly and maintain concentration on the words. Recognize signs of brain overload...

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Result

Result

By: Phil Olley

Publisher: Pearson International

Publication Date: 14-FEB-2013

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You’re only as good as the results you deliver!   If you’re a busy, ambitious person you will know that, despite the sheer volume of `stuff ’ that’s thrown your way every day, it’s the final result you actually deliver–not how you get there–that makes the big impact and really matters.   This book will show you how to streamline the result your after, so you can deliver more, more effectively and more efficiently. This book promises to revolutionise the way you approach work and life to help you cut straight through the noise and distraction and strategically analyze every...

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The Energy Equation

The Energy Equation

By: Daniel Browne

Publisher: Pearson International

Publication Date: 14-FEB-2013

Insert Date: 02-APR-2013

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Energy is the fuel that drives you.   The Energy Equation explains how we all have the potential to get 15-19 hours of fully-energised waking hours from our day, and shows us just how to achieve it.   It determines the speed at which you get things done, the results you achieve, your ability to maintain peak performance and how successful you are.   Drawing on both the latest scientific research and ancient wisdom, The Energy Equation delivers a set of powerful techniques you can put to work to maximise that vital fuel.    This book holds the key to greater vitality,...

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Productive Reading Strategies: Organizing and Tackling Your Reading Pile

Productive Reading Strategies: Organizing and Tackling Your Reading Pile

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Publisher: The Productivity Pro

Publication Date: 01-MAR-2013

Insert Date: 27-MAR-2013

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Do you have too much to read and too little time? You'll benefit from these reading techniques, designed to boost your reading productivity! Getting through your reading tasks more quickly will free up time for other priorities. You'll learn from Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro, how to: Apply a five-step process to help you become a more efficient reader. Recognize signs of brain overload and get your mind focused again. Get absorbed in your reading and achieve a state of "flow." Find some alternatives to reading. Organize your reading and tackle the pile. If you...

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The Productivity TIP System: Organizing Your Time, Information, and People

The Productivity TIP System: Organizing Your Time, Information, and People

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Publisher: The Productivity Pro

Publication Date: 01-MAR-2013

Insert Date: 24-MAR-2013

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This Productivity Pro TIP eBook focuses on improving your personal productivity by organizing three critical areas: Time Information People This eBook is written for anyone responsible for improving personal productivity---in yourself or others. Whether you're a corporate worker, a small business owner, a government employee, or a stay-at-home parent, this series will help you improve your productivity with specific, actionable, practical TIPs for success. ...

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Organizing Your Office and Your Life: Clear the Clutter and Your Mind

Organizing Your Office and Your Life: Clear the Clutter and Your Mind

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Publisher: The Productivity Pro

Publication Date: 01-MAR-2013

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Do you have the "Depression Mentality"? Are you tidy but disorganized? Do you have your organizing system in your head? If so, you need the help of bestselling author Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro. Laura will help you truly get organized at work and home, so you can retrieve information quickly. You will learn how to: Create the eight different types of files. Apply the six principles of filing to your system. Prevent the "to be filed" pile from overtaking your office. Finish what you start and complete short tasks quickly. Stay on top of things with a maintenance...

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The 6-D System: Processing Paperwork, Email, and Voicemail

The 6-D System: Processing Paperwork, Email, and Voicemail

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Publisher: The Productivity Pro

Publication Date: 01-MAR-2013

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Do you process information quickly or let it pile up? Do you have piles of paper on your desk and piles of files in your computer? Bestselling author Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro, will use her proprietary 6-D System to show you how to manage information. You'll learn to quickly process paper, email, calls, and information through your system as soon as it crosses your desk. You'll learn to: Move information through your system quickly; Assign and track tasks for others; Take three-minute actions on items; Specify a date and "tickle" an item to complete it...

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Maintaining Energy During the Day: Beat the Exhaustion and Be More Productive

Maintaining Energy During the Day: Beat the Exhaustion and Be More Productive

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Publisher: The Productivity Pro

Publication Date: 01-MAR-2013

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It's hard to be productive when you want to put your head down on your desk and take a nap. In this eBook, Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro, author of The Exhaustion Cure, will guide you in making the behavior changes necessary to give you vitality and productivity every day! ...

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Becoming Self-Disciplined: Make Yourself Do What You Should Do, Even When You Don't Feel Like It

Becoming Self-Disciplined: Make Yourself Do What You Should Do, Even When You Don't Feel Like It

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Publisher: The Productivity Pro

Publication Date: 01-MAR-2013

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You are persistent in completing your high priority tasks without getting sidelined by menial activities? Do you work hard every day or only when you're in the mood? Do you have a set of rules for yourself that govern your behavior and activity? You'll learn to correct and regulate yourself for the sake of continuous improvement and personal productivity. You'll exercise restraint over your own impulses, emotions, and desires. And you'll realize that working on the right task doesn't always mean working on the fun task. ...

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Overcoming Procrastination, 2E

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Overcoming Procrastination, 2E

By: Michelle Tullier

Publisher: Alpha

Publication Date: 04-SEP-2012

Insert Date: 12-MAR-2013

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Everyone procrastinates from time to time. But when putting things off becomes a habit, it can be debilitating and have devastating effects. Clear, concise, and highly usable, The Complete Idiot's Guide ® to Overcoming Procrastination, Second Edition, will help anyone who has a hard time getting things done - from the occassional procrastinator to the worst of the worst. This new edition is more streamlined and written to give readers strategies they can apply right away. Part 1 starts with key insights on why we procrastinate, how our surroundings (and our brains) affect our tendency...

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For Road Warriors: How to be Productive While Working Out of a Suitcase

For Road Warriors: How to be Productive While Working Out of a Suitcase

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Publisher: The Productivity Pro

Publication Date: 01-MAR-2013

Insert Date: 11-MAR-2013

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Laura Stack flies over 100,000 miles a year as a professional speaker and as the 2011-2012 president of the National Speakers Association. Although not everyone has the natural ability to live out of a suitcase or do business from a laptop, with a little practice, you can learn to love your travel time. In this eBook, you'll find out how to be at your productive best while traveling. You'll learn how to take advantage of airplanes, rather than letting them take advantage of you. And you'll feel ready...and we dare say excited...for your next trip. ...