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We all have 24 hours a day 7 days a week, yet it seems like some have figured out how to multiply those hours. I decided a long time ago that I wanted to be one of those people. I want to multiply my time. I want the less important to take less time and I want more time for the more important.
How does one find more time? For me I found it in the pages of books, written by others further along in the quest to manage time.
10 Books To Help You Manage Your Time Well
Say Goodbye To Survival Mode is so much more than just a time management book. It is a pick yourself up out of the pit and get back out their running your own personal marathon of life and loving every minute of it book. It inspired me to set a WOW goal this year that I have been working towards faithfully for months now.
Life Management For Busy Women is full of good Godly sound advice on managing your time at home, with friends and in ministry.
What Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast is a short ebook that reminds you that if you really want to reach a goal you can make time for it and the perfect time for it just might be first thing in the morning.
What Most Successful People Do On The Weekend impacted my life in a great way. It convinced me of how essential at least one day off a week is to refueling us for the week ahead.
Do you have a goal you want to reach and no idea how to break it down into bite size pieces you can accomplish in day to day life? Then you need to read 21 Days To A More Disciplined Life.
Tell Your Time is a short ebook that helped me map out my days. I might not follow a time grid quite like the one in the ebook but the ebook did give my days a daily rhythm that maximizes my work hours while still allowing me time to be a wife and mom.
More Hours In My Day is full of practical tips to help you manage your time better.
It Takes An Egg Timer reinforced the need for one of my favorite time management tools ever…..an egg timer of course. The author goes into what type of egg timer is most effective and why, and how she uses it to get both small tasks and large tasks done.
10. How She Does It
How She Does It won’t tell you how to do it but instead is true to its title in that it tells you how other woman are fitting work, family, and personal interests into their days. The author gives examples of really life families through out the book who are redefining what going to work looks like.
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My Favorite Time Management Tool Yes you can use your timer on your phone but there is just something about seeing time pass right before your eyes without needing to swipe the screen to see how much time you have left, that keeps you even more on task . An inexpensive kitchen timer can allow you to do that. I like mine with a pause button so I can pause it if the needs of my children cause me to need to leave my time tasked for a moment.