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If You Haven't Got the Time to Do It Right, When Will You Find the Time to Do It Over?

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Jeffrey Mayer's unique approach to staying afloat in a sea of paperwork provides quick, practical ways to become organized and efficient. A nationally known expert on time management, Mayer offers more tips guaranteed to save up to an hour a day. 14 line drawings.
Paperback, 160 pages
Published January 15th 1991 by Fireside (first published March 1st 1990)
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Seizure Romero
Jan 28, 2016 Seizure Romero rated it it was amazing
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Confession: I lied. I've never read this book. I skimmed through it years ago; it makes a few good points on how to not waste time, says you should only have one Rolodex (does anyone use a Rolodex anymore?), and is probably mostly irrelevant in the year 2016.

HOW DARE I GIVE FIVE (5!) STARS TO A BOOK I'VE NOT READ?!?

The title.
The title says it all. The rest is filler. This should be a pamphlet, or a postcard taped wherever this message is needed. I've had arguments with supervisors & subordin
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Olga
Aug 20, 2008 Olga rated it liked it
I have the same feeling about many 'time management' books and methods. Even the best of them never could be used directly by myself. They propose solutions for problems which I do not have, or, in some cases, I have those problems but proposed solutions are inapplicable for my life.

But I don't think the solution itself proposed is the main value of any time management book or system. Not the letter is important, but the spirit. By reading about somebody else's solution you get the spirit of tim
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Nicholas
Sep 08, 2014 Nicholas rated it it was amazing
I've read this book several times over the years.

Excellent reminder of foundation skills to keep honed.
Kartik
Jan 04, 2009 Kartik rated it liked it
I learned how to make a master list and not waste time - good advice but now just have to figure out how to implement it and stick to it ;)
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Sep 09, 2016 David Lee Hooper rated it it was amazing
Still use many of the techniques in this book after 20 years! Excellent.
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