Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Make Every Second Count - Time Management Tips and Techniques by Robert W. Bly - Review

Synopsis of Content:

This book teaches you how to manage and use your time most effectively. He teaches how to use to-do lists, how to manage time, how to handle information overload and gives you some tips about on-line resources you can use.

Bly stresses the need to organize and plan your day, each day. Create a schedule for the day in 15 minute increments and plan your activities. He suggests you refer to your schedule often throughout the day and stick to it. He describes the kinds of to-do lists you should maintain and how to best use them. You will learn the importance of prioritizing your activities and how to avoid procrastination.

Bly advocates using the SMART system of goal setting. He also suggests ways to manage your resources and how to use the best personal habits to achieve the most. He wraps up with some on line resources that can help.

This book is full of good suggestions and tips. This short review cannot begin to list them all. Not everyone will agree with all of Bly's suggestions nor will they all work for every type of person - but everyone will find a great deal here that can help them organize their work and use their time more effectively.

Readability/Writing Quality:

As with all of Bly's writing this book is well organized and easy to follow and understand.

Notes on Author:

Robert Bly is the author of 75 books and an accomplished copywriter and internet marketer. He publishes an internet newsletter called The Direct Response Letter.

Three Great Ideas You Can Use:

1. Time is your most valuable and limited resource. You must manage it effectively to be most effective in your work.

2. The proper use of goals greatly enhances effectiveness. Use a good system of developing and implementing goals such as the SMART system: specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and time-framed.

3. Use your time on those activities that create the most return. Develop sound priorities and stick to them. Avoid common time wasters.

Publication Information:

Make Every Second Count - Time Management Tips and Techniques for More Success with Less Stress by Robert W. Bly

Career Press © 2010

Rating for this Book

Overall Rating for Book: Excellent

Writing Style: Easy to understand.

Usefulness: Highly useful.

Difficulty: Not difficult.

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