Information Overload: How to Find, Filter and Focus on What's
Nothing irritates people more than tons of unwanted dreck mixed with stuff they need.
- Systematic, practical methods for culling material for items that matter
- Facts and fallacies of multi-tasking
- Especially strong at dealing with electronic media
Readers will learn to recognize how too much information
affects how we work and live, and how to put it in the context of the value of our time
. Drawing on the latest research in the
field and the valuable exercises and tips on organization that Odette
Pollar has relied on for years, this book brings you an
understanding of how to get the most from the time spent sifting,
searching, managing, and using the information in your life.
Using the familiar straightforward approach that made a bestseller
of Organizing Your Workspace
, Odette presents strategies that will
help individuals regain control over information and the technology
that delivers it. She emphasizes acquiring the all-important skill
of distinguishing between knowledge
and she underscores the value of slowing down the process so that
there is time to stop and think about what's really important about
the information at hand.
- A 3-step cure for overcoming
- A quick 5-step course in smart multi-tasking
- An advanced approach to
filtering material on your Data Diet
- Deal with messaging
- Reduce the paper pile-up
- Tame technology with a technology audit
- Cope with information
overload at home
A Life Worth Living: How To Regain Balance and Simplify Your Daily Life
Simplify your life with more than 200 Practical Tips and 80 Action
Steps! Are you time-starved? This easy, five-step approach helps
you reclaim time for yourself and your family. Reducing the
complexity in your life is the key to regaining balance.
Time, not money, is our most vital resource today. Americans
reported a 37% decrease in leisure time since 1973, while our average work
week increased by one full day. A Life Worth Living
practical, time-tested strategies for reducing stress by streamlining your
hectic home and daily life. Each chapter includes an action plan and
quick tips to help you get started.
- Answer the five questions that will guide you to create a less demanding, more fulfilling lifestyle
- Master the four-step technique that allows you to say "no"
and stick to it!
- Learn how to gain the support and help you need from family
- Don't be seduced by delay. You can conquer your procrastination habit
- What to toss? Follow the four principles of clearing clutter
Your Workspace: A Guide to Personal Productivity
Thousands of business people have found the help they need to get
organized in Organizing Your Workspace: A Guide to Personal
This is perfect for people looking to free themselves
from unmanageable schedules, piles of paper, and dysfunctional filing
systems. You will get proven strategies for setting up a filing
system that is simple, easy and manageable. Digging out and
straightening up are thoroughly covered, and a plan for mastering incoming
mail and business-related reading is mapped out.
is a step-by-step system for getting and staying
organized. Exercises, checklists, and illustrations are included to
speed up and reinforce the learning of new skills. Organizing Your
will empower you to have more control of time, become more
effective and best of all, the book only takes one hour to read, cover to
Dynamics of Diversity: Strategic Programs for Your Organization
Once America was a microcosm of
Europe. Now it is a microcosm of the world. Whatever your industry,
your work environment is rapidly changing. To prosper in this new
world, we must learn to appreciate and respect differences. Dynamics
outlines the differences among EEO, AA and diversity
management. It analyzes why some efforts to implement a diversity
initiative fail, and what to do to ensure success.
diversity training program shows the reader how to design and conduct
a cultural audit, form a diversity task force and develop a plan
that really works. Dynamics of Diversity
to both new and experienced trainers on what to expect and what to
be cautious of, and uncovers traps inherent in diversity training.
Includes checklists, exercises and questionnaires to help guide you.