BOOKS ON TIME MANAGEMENT Your Way To Success
We often complain about not having enough time. Making an excuse is a common habit now. But in reality, we get enough time for things we need to do. So, instead of procrastinating and delaying the work. What we need to do is focus on how to manage our time efficiently.
Here are some of the best books on time management to help you succeed in doing your work, even on your busy schedule. Remember each day of your life is precious, and now is the time to make it count.
1. Getting Things Done
Author: David Allen
“If you don’t pay appropriate attention to what has your attention, it will take more of your attention than it deserves.” – David Allen
The book describes a methodology of stress-free productivity. It talks about following the right set of workflow to achieve your desired results.
2. Eat That Frog!
Author: Brian Tracy
“One of the very worst uses of time is to do something very well that need not to be done at all.” – Brian Tracy
This book provides the 21 most effective methods for conquering procrastination and accomplishing more.
3. Deep Work
Author: Cal Newport
“Who you are, what you think, feel, and do, what you love—is the sum of what you focus on.” – Cal Newport
If you are easily distracted by all the buzz around you. This book will guide you on how to focus on your real tasks and get them done effectively. Use the simple tips to increase your productivity and efficiency at work.
4. The 4-Hour Workweek
Author: Tim Ferriss
“What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.” – Tim Ferriss
This book teaches you how to escape the 9-5 job. Be different, creative yet productive. Work and live anywhere, and join the new rich. Have a balanced and fulfilling work-life balance.
5. Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less
Author: Greg McKeown
“Remember that if you don’t prioritize your life someone else will.” – Greg McKeown
Essentialism is not about how to get more things done; it’s about how to get the right things done. It talks about being productive rather than just busy.
6. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Author: Stephen Covey
“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” – Stephen Covey
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is a business and self-help book written by Stephen Covey. This book will encourage you to instill habits in your everyday life to develop yourself and your abilities to win in life.
7. The Checklist Manifesto
Author: Atul Gawande
“Under conditions of complexity, not only are checklists a help, they are required for success.” – Atul Gawande
The book emphasizes the use of the checklist. This simple idea of the checklist reveals the complexity of our lives and how we can deal with it. It talks about being productive rather than just busy.
8. Atomic Habits
Author: James Clear
“Be the designer of your world and not merely the consumer of it.” – James Clear
A Self- help book by James Clear in which the author explains ways of building good habits and become better every day. This book will help you transform your life. You will start focusing on small changes in your daily habits, which will eventually result in compound growth.
9. The ONE Thing
Author: Gary W. Keller and Jay Papasan
“The people who achieve extraordinary results don’t achieve them by working more hours. They achieve them by getting more done in the hours they work.” – Gary W. Keller and Jay Papasan
The book discusses the value of simplifying one’s workload by focusing on the one most important task in any given project.
Author: Nir Eyal
“The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.” – Nir Eyal
This book reveals the psychology behind human distinctions. It is a practical book that talks about how to control your attention and focus on the right things in life.
11. Free to Focus
Author: Michael Hyatt
“In a world where information is freely available, the focus becomes one of the most valuable commodities in the workplace.” – Michael Hyatt
It’s about making our time work for us. Just imagine having free time again. This book will help you focus on working on the right things.
12. Organize Tomorrow Today
Author: Jason Selk, Matthew Rudy, and Tom Bartow
“Greatness is predicated on consistently doing things others can’t or won’t do. Simply put, success is not about being brilliant. It is about being consistent.” – Jason Selk
The book talks about the effective habits of people. Your success and performance depend on how consistent you are towards achieving your goal.
13. The Bullet Journal Method
Author: Ryder Carroll
“Cultivating this self-awareness is a lifelong process, but it starts by simply checking in with yourself.” – Ryder Carroll
The book reveals the revolutionary organizational system that will help you transform your life.
14. First Things First
Author: Stephen Covey
“We are free to choose our actions, . . . but we are not free to choose the consequences of these actions.” – Stephen Covey
The book offers a time management approach that, if established as a habit, is intended to help readers achieve “effectiveness” by aligning themselves to “First Things”
15. Make Time
Author: Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky
“Every time you check your email or another message service, you’re basically saying, “Does any random person need my time right now?” – Jake Knapp
The book presents the simple 4-step system for improving focus, finding greater joy in your work, and getting more out of every day.
Which one is your favorite book from the list?