They say that our most precious resource is time—so why do we often squander it? As we procrastinate and aimlessly scroll through social media, one thing becomes clear: We could all use a little help with time management. Fortunately, the three superb reads below offer thought-provoking advice that will stand the test of time.
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Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals
By Oliver Burkeman
At best, we all get about four thousand weeks of life. Drawing on the insights of both ancient and contemporary philosophers, psychologists, and spiritual teachers, a Guardian columnist delivers an entertaining, humorous, practical, and ultimately profound guide to time and time management. Listen to our Book Bite summary, read by author Oliver Burkeman, in the Next Big Idea App
At Your Best: How to Get Time, Energy, and Priorities Working in Your Favor
By Carey Nieuwhof
Overwhelmed. Overcommitted. Overworked. That’s the false script an inordinate number of people adopt to be successful. But At Your Best gives you the strategies you need to win at work and at home by living in a way today that will help you thrive tomorrow. Listen to our Book Bite summary, read by author Carey Nieuwhof, in the Next Big Idea App
A Minute to Think: Reclaim Creativity, Conquer Busyness, and Do Your Best Work
By Juliet Funt
Whether you are an individual trying to build a more sane and humane flow of daily work, a team that wants new levels of efficiency and effectiveness, or an entire organization changing your culture toward thoughtfulness, this book will lead you there. Listen to our Book Bite summary, read by author Juliet Funt, in the Next Big Idea App
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