If there is one thing that most people today struggle with, there is no arguing that time management skills likely top the list. Time management is a difficult concept for anyone to grab ahold of. Busy work and family life can make it seemingly impossible to get everything done and to manage time effectively in the process. The good news is that there are several professional resources available for those who want to work more on their time management skills. Take a look at some of these top books on time management to get the expert insight needed to help you better manage your time during the day.
The bestselling book “The Four Hour Work Week” comes from a popular guest lecturer at Princeton University and is designed to help people navigate today’s modern business market. The book’s goal is simple: it teaches you how to have it all. The book focuses on how people can eliminate 50% of their work in 48 hours using a technique popular among European economists. His topics not only include time management techniques but tips on how to outsource your life with real examples of emails, voicemails and deals that will help you along the journey.
This book is the brainchild of Ferris, who has been named by Fast Company as one of the “Most Innovative Business People.”
“Eat That Frog!” may have a unique name, but this book teaches some very simple lessons in how to stop procrastinating. Its subtitle states that this book can help people get more done in less time. This book is based on an old saying that reads “if the first thing you do when you wake up in the morning is eat a live frog, then nothing worse can happen for the rest of the day.” The author uses this saying to create a philosophy of doing the most difficult thing on your to-do list firs thing in the morning, as it will prevent you from procrastinating the rest of the day. Tracy believes people can do this with decision, discipline and determination and he guides his readers in how to accomplish this with 21 practical steps for success.
Dennis Crosby’s book, “Becoming the 1%” focuses on seven different techniques that have been proven to help people become more productive. This is a quick and easy read for people who don’t want to spend a lot of time reading into the philosophy behind being more productive and who just want to get to the meat of the advice. The main focus of the book is on the fact that 90% of your success comes from your habits. The author goes into this mindset and discusses the difference between a dream and a goal, emphasizing that a goal is where you will end up in the future as he helps readers understand the journey to get to their goals and transform their dreams into attainable goals for the future.
Consider reading these three books if you are struggling with time management and want to get the expert guidance you need to be the most productive version of yourself possible.