Summary of The Daily Edge

Simple Strategies to Increase Efficiency and Make an Impact Every Day

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The Daily Edge book summary
Boost your productivity and time management skills with 35 simple tips.


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“Aristotle said, ‘We are all destined by our own habits.’” You shape your character by how you act and think and by what you focus on most of the time. Author David Horsager says you can alter your habits by exercising perseverance and developing your sense of responsibility. You may find it easy to learn new techniques for boosting productivity, or you might find it hard to overcome old “counterproductive patterns.” But, you can change your behavior, Horsager says, by creating conditions that enable you to move ahead. His succinct advice helps you on your way with 35 practical tips. getAbstract recommends his pithy manual to anyone seeking to be more productive and to achieve a higher quality of life.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How to create a “90-Day Quick Plan,”
  • How to use simple strategies and tips to boost your productivity and effectiveness


Being Productive
Business leaders often use their time effectively, though sometimes at the expense of great stress and weakened personal relationships. Instead, follow these tips to become more productive without alienating anyone: Make a “90-Day Quick Plan”
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About the Author

Writer, businessman, academic and entrepreneur David Horsager, an adjunct professor of organizational leadership at Bethel University, heads Horsager Leadership. He studies and speaks on how trust affects performance.

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