donderdag 28 november 2013

Get-It-Done Guy's 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More (Quick & Dirty Tips) - Stever Robbins

Editorial Reviews
Review
Stever Robbins has written the handiest of guides -- 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More. It's chock full of tips that will make you say,"Now, why didn't I think of that?" Read this fun and friendly little book and simplify your work and life. -- Ken Blanchard, coauthor of The One Minute Manager® and Helping People Win at Work

If you're serious about becoming successful, you not only need clarity around your long-term purpose, vision, and goals, but you need to organize your time, space, and attention to make success possible. This book will show you how to make sure all your efforts count, so every moment you choose to work brings you closer to your dreams. Stever's unique style makes this book not only highly practical, but a fun, engaging read. -- Jack Canfield, Co-author of The Success Principles and Chicken Soup for the Soul® series.
Whether you're a C-suite executive or just starting your career, you need to be able to produce results fast. Stever gives simple, practical advice for eliminating distractions, honing in on what's most important, and reaching your goals faster and with more fun. Put his advice into action and increase your impact! -- Keith Ferrazzi, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Who’s Got Your Back and Never Eat Alone

Building your MOJO in work and life means doing what makes you happy and gives you meaning. This book's nuts-and-bolts advice will help you concentrate your efforts on what matters most to you, and find ways to achieve it simply and quickly. -- Marshall Goldsmith, New York Times and Wall Street Journal #1 best-selling author of What Got You Here Won't Get You There, and MOJO: How to Get It, How to Keep It, and How to Get It Back If You Lose It.

Stever Robbins has taken a practical, useful topic how to get more done—and applied it to getting more done at work, and more done in building a meaningful life. The book is packed with tips you can use immediately, and its humor, style, and irreverence makes it an easy, fun read. -- Marci Shimoff, New York Times best-selling author of Happy for No Reason and Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul:

For years, Stever Robbins has been giving me advice. His podcast and now his book are an important source of advice for me. What are you waiting for? You have to pick this up. -- Chris Brogan, author of Trust Agents and Social Media 101
Product Description
Want to conquer your e-mail inbox once and for all? Need help getting organized and staying focused? Start reading! Millions of people already benefit from the innovative, time-saving tips that Stever Robbins dispenses each week in his #1 ranked Get-It-Done Guy podcast. Now he's come up with a 9-step plan to transform even the most overwhelmed into an overachiever. You will learn to:

Beat procrastination by speed dating your tasks: You’ll face anything if it's just for three minutes; schedule small, finite periods of time for those tasks that seem too overwhelming to get started on.

Give your technology a performance review: Our smart phones, PDAs, and computers often make less work in one area while making much more work in others. Review your technology to make sure it's delivering on its promise.

Cut out the small talk: Small talk builds superficial relationships, which is a grand waste of time. Ask better questions to make instant connections that’ll benefit you for years to come.

Written in the uniquely humorous style Stever is known for, Get-It-Done Guy’s 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More will help you break the bad habits slowing you down and holding you back. Work less and do more—your free time is waiting!
Stever Robbins' new book is out! Congrats Stever. Check out video and audio clips on http://www.steverrobbinsbook.com/ - and of course, pick up a copy of the book at http://www.worklessanddomore.com/ .

Here is a tip from the book to stop yourself from procrastinating:

Thinking causes procrastination. No, really. We build up tasks in our mind, thinking they'll be huge, unachievable,or unpleasant. The remedy is to stop thinking and just start acting....

Make your brain happy by speed-dating your tasks.

1. List what you're procrastinating.

2. Start at the top and work on each task for exactly five minutes, then move to the next task. Use a timer to be precise.

3. When you're done, take a 5-10 minute break and do it again.

Five minutes is short; your brain will let you do it. Since you're hitting several of your procrastinated tasks, your brain knows you'll get to your other tasks just five minutes from now. It frees you to focus completely on the task in front of you, yet guarantees you'll go on to make progress on everything that's important.

http://www.amazon.com/Get-Done-Steps-Quick-Dirty/dp/0312662610/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1289835760&sr=1-1

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