Summary of Slow Down to Speed Up

How to manage your time and rebalance your life

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Slow Down to Speed Up book summary
Sometimes the best way to do things more quickly is to approach them at a slower pace.


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Do you feel like a lab mouse running inside a wheel, getting nowhere? In today’s around-the-clock world, many people feel that they cannot get ahead, no matter how hard and fast they work. So what’s the best way to break out of the wheel? Slow down. That sounds counterintuitive, but if trying to keep up puts you further behind, why not try something new? Dr. Lothar J. Seiwert is one of Europe’s leading authorities on life and time management. He and time management expert Dr. Ann McGee-Cooper can teach you how to slow down but still accomplish more. They explain how to take a big-picture approach, strive for balance and keep your eye on your primary goals. getAbstract finds that this bestseller provides numerous valuable ideas for managing your life and your daily activities. If you haven’t got time to read it, well then, perhaps you should.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How to control your time and your life
  • Why “hurry sickness” is dangerous
  • How left- and right-brained people should handle their schedules
  • How to enjoy your “second adulthood”
  • What seven rules will help you plan your time


Why the Slow Path Might Be Faster
Till Eulenspiegel is a mythical German character, a beloved impudent trickster. He figured in many popular Middle Ages folktales. One day, Eulenspiegel was walking down a bumpy road when a horse-drawn coach stopped beside him. The driver, obviously in ...
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About the Author

Dr. Lothar J. Seiwert is a European expert on life and time management. His books have been published in 30 languages. Dr. Ann McGee-Cooper is a U.S. expert on holistic time management.

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