HBR guide to being more productive : focus on the right work, stop procrastinating, get more donePublisher: Boston, M.A. : Harvard Business Review Press, 2017Description: xii, 234 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781633693081.Subject(s): Personal development | Productivity | Time management | Goal settingOnline resources: Download as an eBook
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TAKE STOCK: Make time for work that matters -- Are you too stressed to be productive? Or not stressed enough? -- What's your personal productivity style? PLAN YOUR DAY: You may hate planning, but you should do it anyway -- Making the most of "slow time" -- Align your time management with your goals -- A tool to help you reach your goals in four steps -- Sprints are the secret to getting more done -- Accomplish more by committing to less -- How to say no to taking on more work -- The most productive people know whom to ignore -- Fending off a colleague who keeps wasting your time -- Give yourself permission to work fewer hours -- You'll feel less rushed if you give time away. FIND YOUR FOCUS: Five ways to minimize office distractions -- Train your brain to focus -- The two things killing your ability to focus -- Faced with distraction, we need willpower -- How to practice mindfulness throughout your workday -- Coffee breaks don't boost productivity after all -- Gazing at nature makes you more productive - an interview with Kate Lee -- Five ways to work from home more effectively -- Things to buy, download, or do when working remotely. MOTIVATE YOURSELF: Finding meaning at work, even when your job is dull -- How to make yourself work when you just don't want to -- How to beat procrastination -- Steps to take when you're starting to feel burned out -- Pronouns matter when psyching yourself up -- Staying motivated when everyone else is on vacation. GET MORE DONE ON THE ROAD: How to use your travel time productively -- How to get work done on the road. TAKE TIME OFF: Going on vacation doesn't have to stress you out at work -- Don't obsess over getting everything done before a vacation -- Ease the pain of returning to work after time off.
Offers a selection of Harvard Business Review articles to help you increase your productivity. Includes techniques on how to manage your time more effectively, how to say no to more work, and approach your day more mindfully in order to stay focused on what matters.