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One Year to an Organized Work Life: From Your Desk to Your Deadlines, the Week-By-Week Guide to Eliminating Office Stress for Good
by Regina Leeds
From the "New York Times"-bestselling author of "One Year to an Organized Life," a week-by-week plan to increase your productivity and get organized at work.
ebook, 304 pages
Published May 14th 2014 by Not Avail
(first published November 11th 2008)
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I've been on an organization kick since I read the book Getting Things Done by David Allen (which I realled liked...in audio format). I picked this book up to see if she had any good ideas. The format assumes you will follow her directions to an organized life by devoting each week in a year to a theme. I liked some of her themes, and for some people taking an entire year to focus on some things would be great, but for time-pressed people I don't think it would be particularly useful. It was har ...more
I really enjoyed the great tips put forward by the author for organizing my office space. The book certainly motivated me to take some time to clean off my desk and find a permanent place for every piece of paper. I didn't care for the format that made all these tips accessible over a year. I read the entire book through in only a couple sittings and it can be hard to follow through with the schedule it is written in.
Jun 30, 2010 Stephanie rated it 3 of 5 stars · review of another edition
This book was more accessible than I expected, but quite corporate in a lot of its office-specific ideas and goals. I liked the chapters for February and March, about Claiming Your Space and Piles to Files. I like the idea of a week for each piece of the larger theme, but a year is a long time to do this. (I know, it didn't get like this overnight and won't be "fixed" overnight either, but still.)
Professional Organizer. New York Times best selling author of 9 books. Speaker.More about Regina Leeds...