HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Do It Tomorrow and Other Secrets of Time…
Loading...

Do It Tomorrow and Other Secrets of Time Management (edition 2006)

by Mark Forster

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
243374,036 (3.99)1
Shows how to achieve a day's work in one day - without bowing to the tyranny of 'urgent' emails, phone calls and other interruptions. The author shows how to prioritise and organise and use modern technology to our advantage without feeling harassed and stressed by the sheer amount of work it appears to generate.… (more)
Member:bren
Title:Do It Tomorrow and Other Secrets of Time Management
Authors:Mark Forster
Info:Hodder & Stoughton Religious (2006), Paperback
Collections:Your library
Rating:
Tags:productivity, organization, time management, gtd

Work details

Do It Tomorrow and Other Secrets of Time Management by Mark Forster

None.

None
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 1 mention

Showing 3 of 3
Foster offers a fresh, wise system for greater productivity -- he blasts the traditional "to do" list in lieu of the "will do" list. The keys are: reduce random events, schedule realistic and doable tasks that can actually be accomplished each day, carve out time for system maintenance on a regular basis and attack long term projects in pieces on a daily basis before attempting any other daily tasks. Great, clear advice.
1 vote gooutsideandplay | Aug 1, 2010 |
The most useful book on working efficiently and effectively that I've read for a long time. Helped to galvanise a lot things I was already doing half-heartedly or discovering partially, as well as introducing some new ideas and tips. I like that Mark works from home as his own boss - he has discovered how to crack most of the issues I've run into doing the same. The chapter on procrastination is bizarre but true - we really can learn to catch our reactive brain off-guard using our rational brain.

Top tip? Rather than work half-heartedly when you have one of those days where nothing is pressing, set a deadline of finishing early! Work efficiently and effectively to 2pm, and then take the rest of the day off rather than working half-heartedly til 6pm! I'm really going to try that one!

I will be coming back to this book regularly to review my systems and thought processes. ( )
2 vote markhadfield | Jun 2, 2010 |
I found that I had already developed a lot of the suggestions as my own way of doing things, but I found the idea of a "Current Initiative" to be a better idea than my usual method of keep transferring a "to do" and never actually doing it because it seemed overwhelming. ( )
1 vote Libbeth | Oct 19, 2008 |
Showing 3 of 3
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language
Canonical DDC/MDS

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English (1)

No library descriptions found.

Book description
Haiku summary

Quick Links

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (3.99)
0.5
1
1.5
2
2.5 1
3 8
3.5 2
4 15
4.5
5 10

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 140,116,814 books! | Top bar: Always visible