Synopses & Reviews
America's #1 organizer tackles the time crunch and shows you how to get more done while easing your stress.
These days, we face no greater challenge in our personal and professional lives than organizing and managing our time. Now Julie Morgenstern, whose bestselling Organizing from the Inside Out has helped hundreds of thousands of people conquer the clutter in their lives, explains how to overcome the time challenge once and for all. Her groundbreaking from-the-inside-out approach helps you uncover your psychological strengths and stumbling blocks and create a time-management system that suits your individual needs. Let Julie show you how to
identify your personal preferences and styles
determine how long tasks really take
eliminate, delegate, and streamline tasks
stop procrastinating, once and for all
put an end to chronic lateness
put technology to work for you
stick to your schedule while maintaining flexibility
cope with the constancy of unexpected change
Time management is a skill that anyone can learn. Take control of your schedule, connect the activities of your daily life to your most important big-picture goals, and live the life of your dreams.
Declaring that ime management is a learnable skill, the bestselling author of "Organizing from the Inside Out" returns to provide readers with the tools to identify their personal preferences and styles; determine how long tasks really take; streamline, combine, delegate, and eliminate tasks; and stop procrastinating once and for all.
America's #1 organizer now takes on our biggest enemy--the time crunch
In this fast-moving world, no greater challenge exists--in both our personal and professional lives--than organizing and managing our time. Now Julie Morgenstern, whose bestselling Organizing from the Inside Out has become the new standard in this category, explains how to meet and conquer the time challenge once and for all. Morgenstern's groundbreaking "from-the-inside-out" approach helps readers uncover their own psychological stumbling blocks and strengths, and develop a time-management system that suits their individual needs.
By applying her proven three-step program--analyze, strategize, and attack--and following her effective guidelines, readers will find more time for work, family, self-improvement, or whatever is most important to them. As Francis Willet, founder and CFO of Day Runner, says, "Morgenstern shows us how to look inside at our own habits and style to create a plan that works, and have fun doing it."
Declaring that time management is a learnable skill, the bestselling author of "Organizing from the Inside Out" returns to provide readers with a foolproof plan for taking control of their schedules and lives.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-225) and index.
About the Author
Julie Morgenstern, author of the bestselling Organizing from the Inside Out, is the founder of Task Masters, a professional organizing company that provides consulting services to individuals and companies. Her corporate clients have included American Express, Sony Music, and Microsoft. In addition to her regular appearances on MSNBC's The Home Page, Julie is a frequent guest on many national television programs and a popular speaker around the country. She lives in New York City with her daughter.
Visit Julie on the world wide web at www.juliemorgenstern.com
Table of Contents
pt. 1.Laying the foundation --1.Whole new way of looking at time management --2.What's holding you back? --pt. 2.Analyze --3.Understanding your personal relationship to time --4.Developing your big-picture goals --pt. 3.Strategize --5.Time mapping: creating your ideal balance --6.Selecting a planner that works for you --pt. 4.Attack --7.Sort --8.Purge --9.Assign a home --10.Containerize --11.Equalize.