Top Time Management books recommended by experts

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Fundamentals of Time Management

Understanding the concepts of Time Management starts with understanding the fundamentals. On your way to mastery, it's crucial for you to understand how certain concepts were derived, and why things work like they do. Starting with these resources is the best way to do so.

Uptime: A Practical Guide to Personal Productivity and Wellbeing

Uptime: A Practical Guide to Personal Productivity and Wellbeing

In Uptime, Laura shows how to thrive no matter where you're working, giving concrete steps that help you focus on your priorities and keep good systems, routines, and tactics in place. Uptime explains how to make technology work for you and make “feeling on top of it” your new normal.

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Time Management from the Inside Out: The Foolproof Plan for Taking Control of Your Schedule and Your Life

Time Management from the Inside Out: The Foolproof Plan for Taking Control of Your Schedule and Your Life

Time Management from the Inside Out is about designing a life that is a custom fit for you, based on your unique personality and goals. It's about identifying what's important to you and giving those activities a place in your schedule, and helping you feel deeply satisfied at the end of each day.

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Off the Clock: Feel Less Busy While Getting More Done

Off the Clock: Feel Less Busy While Getting More Done

In this book, Vanderkam reveals the seven counterintuitive principles the most time-free people have adopted. She teaches mindset shifts to help you feel calm on the busiest days and tools to help you get more done without feeling overwhelmed.

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The Power of Habit

The Power of Habit

The Power of Habit (2012) unveils the science behind habit formation and change, making it a valuable read. Key highlights include: The book uncovers the psychology and neuroscience behind our daily routines. It presents practical strategies for replacing bad habits with positive ones.

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Deep Work

Deep Work

“Deep work” was coined by Cal Newport in his book Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World. It refers to the capacity for concentrated, high-quality cognitive activities demanding deep focus, creativity, and problem-solving.

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Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals

Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals

Rejecting the futile modern obsession with “getting everything done,” Four Thousand Weeks introduces readers to tools for constructing a meaningful life by embracing finitude, showing how many of the unhelpful ways we’ve come to think about time aren’t inescapable, unchanging truths, but choices we’ve made as individuals and as a society—and that we could do things differently.

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