Summary of How to Make the Most of Your Workday

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How to Make the Most of Your Workday book summary
To maximize your day, set a mission, make a plan, drop bad habits, check your plan, set priorities and keep planning.


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Peg Pickering presents a standard, basic time and self management guide, which is particularly helpful for disorganized people. She teaches you how to organize your work and yourself. Many of the guidelines will be familiar and seem like plain common sense. However, she presents the material in a well-organized brass-tacks way, and her summaries at the end of each chapter are particularly useful highlights of the main points. She also includes a number of charts, forms and quizzes that provide helpful advice for organizing your life and work. Additionally, the book is formatted in a reader-friendly way, with boxes and frequent headlines and type-changes that make it easy to skip ahead to the topics that interest you most. recommends this good solid guide, particularly for office workers, managers and business professionals.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How to better manage yourself and your time;
  • How to set goals and plan for success; and
  • How to set priorities, avoid over-commitment, and follow through.


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Today, many people feel overworked, overwhelmed, over-committed and over-stressed. The problem is having so much to do in too little time and dealing with information overload. To work smarter and more efficiently, use the "Strategic Organizing and Managing Process." It will...
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About the Author

Peg Pickering is a trainer and management consultant who offers seminars and workshops throughout the United States on prioritizing and organization.

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