Most of us feel constantly behind, unsure how to escape feeling oppressed by busyness. Laura Vanderkam, unlike other time-management gurus, believes that in order to get more done, we must first feel like we have all the time in the world. Think about it: why haven't you trained for that 5K or read War and Peace? Probably because you feel beaten down by all the time you don't seem to have. The strategies in this book can help if your life feels out of control, but they can also help if you want to take your career, your relationships, and your personal happiness to the next level. Vanderkam has packed this book with insights from busy yet relaxed professionals, including time makeovers of people who are learning how to use these tools. Off the Clock can inspire the rest of us to create lives that are not only productive, but enjoyable in the moment.
“If there's one thing Laura Vanderkam has learned from studying how successful people manage their time, it's the importance of prioritization.”-Business Insider“If there's one thing Laura Vanderkam has learned from studying how successful people manage their time, it's the importance of prioritization.”
"Laura Vanderkam is one of the world's leading experts in time management and productivity. If you're feeling too busy, stressed out, or overworked, reading her insights inOff the Clockcan change your life."
"For every minute you spend inside this book, you’ll get back ten.Off the Clockwill show you how to spend your hours more meaningfully, reclaim vast amounts of wasted time, and live a better life. Picking up this book will be one of the most valuable investments you make in yourself."
Productivity isn’t about working more or sweating harder. It’s not simply a product of spending longer hours at your desk or making bigger sacrifices. Rather, productivity is about making certain choices in certain ways. The way we choose to see ourselves and frame daily decisions; the stories we tell ourselves, and
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A gardener must know his plot. He must think about what he wants it to look like. Then it is the daily cultivation that leads to beauty, in a landscape and a life too.
Knowing where my time goes, and choosing to tend my schedule as one might tend a garden, has changed my life.
The future is compelling. The past is rich. The mind-set is crucial to feeling like you have all the time in the world.
Time with friends and loved ones tend to feel relaxed, and good, and hence makes you feel like you have more time. Time spent perusing Twitter does not.