The Productivity Handbook: New ways of leveraging your time, information, and communications
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The Productivity Handbook: New ways of leveraging your time, information, and communications

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From renowned time management consultant Donald Wetmore comes The Productivity Handbook, a guide for the overworked and overwhelmed.

The Productivity Handbook reveals how true productivity doesn’t mean doing more things faster. It means being more effective–and this requires better ways of prioritizing your time, communicating with others, and absorbing information. In this...more
ebook, 320 pages
Published March 25th 2009 by Random House Reference (first published August 9th 2005)
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The Productivity Handbook: The Productivity Handbook: New Ways of Leveraging Your Time, Information, and Communications
Donald Wetmore
Random House Reference

Up front, three key points. First, this is a handbook. Wetmore wrote it to be taken in hand and, once its contents have been absorbed and digested, put to practical use. Second, he brings some fresh perspectives to core concepts (about time, information, and communication) that have been around for many years. Third and finally, this book and...more
A pretty good productivity book. Not much is different from other books I've read on the subject, though I really enjoyed the addition of the 7 vital areas of life and the morning wake-up hour. It would have been nice to have some more ways to apply a few of the concepts, especially in the Art of Observation chapter. Still, useful in my search for increased productivity, for sure.
The main thing that's unique about this particular productivity book is that it emphasizes balance in one's life. Spiritual, physical, emotional, financial, social, etc. I appreciate the well-rounded nature of the book even if most of the actual suggestions were ones I'd heard before.
Lori Grant
A should-read book on how to be productive in your job as your manage your career.
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