101 ways to make every second count

101 ways to make every second count; Time Management Tips and Techniques for More Success with Less Stress by Robert W. Bly
Robert’s book is a good and useful book on time management, and this review highlights the highlights that were covered. I started with the content page:



Chapter 1: Quick Tips to Speed ​​It Up

Chapter 2: Do you really want to be productive?

Chapter 3 The 10% solution for greater personal efficiency.

Chapter 4 Mastering the Time Management Seesaw

Chapter 5 Using Technology to Save Time

Chapter 6 Delegations and Outsourcing.

Chapter 7: Getting Organized

Chapter 8: Maximizing Your Personal Energy

Chapter 9: Managing Information Overload

Chapter 10: Downloading and Priority Management


Sources and resources

About the Author



The Introduction begins with a quote and a quote;

You can be late, but time won’t

“- Ben Franklin

According to an article in American Demographics (January 1999), consumers have come to view time as their most precious asset. “To satisfy today’s consumer, you need to do business in a real-time world, where time and distance collapse, action and response are simultaneous, and customers demand instant gratification.” In Bob’s World, “101 Ways To Make Every Second Count” shows you how to succeed in today’s fast-paced, competitive world by increasing your own personal productivity, so you can get more done in less time. 101 Ways … is organized into 10 Quick Read Chapters. The first chapter presents proven time-saving strategies that you can learn in less than 20 minutes for an instant boost in personal productivity. Chapter 2 lets you assess how important increasing personal productivity is to you … and whether you are willing to do whatever it takes to achieve it. Chapters 3 through 10 present a host of tactics that can help you do more in less time with less stress, without sacrificing quality of work.

Chapter 1

“I am always fighting over time! It is so little time to do something and so long to do nothing” – Queen Charlotte, (Heiress to the British throne 1796-1817)

The author gives quick tips like making to-do lists, prioritizing, eliminating distractions, applying the 80/20 rule, and keeping an eye on your energy levels, among others.

Episode 2:

This chapter talks more about motivation to increase productivity and some guides on goals and causes / ways to avoid job burnout.

Chapter 3

Bob takes us to ‘10% more power’. The magic here is not trying to achieve a 100% improvement, but it shows us how to increase our productivity by a 10% improvement in key areas that affect our efficiency. ; how to gain 10% more energy, think 10% faster

Chapter 4

He talks about maximizing time by using Time Fillers, learning to juggle projects, and handling pressure.

Chapter 5

This is where we are shown how to use the leverage of technology to save us so much valuable time and increase our productivity.

Chapters 6-10 cover the valuable topics of branch offices and outsourcing. Get organized; Maximizing your personal energy and the important issue of Discharge and Priority Management

The book offers a myriad of ways to increase your personal productivity and avoid a lot of stress, whether at work or even while working on personal goals or projects.

Amazon captured an interesting biography of Bob and I quote it below:

“Robert W. Bly (River Vale, NJ) is a professional writer, speaker, and marketing consultant with more than 3 decades of business-to-business, high-tech, direct response marketing experience. He became a billionaire who made himself while still 30. Bob is the author of seventy-seven published books, including Careers for Writers (McGraw-Hill / VGM), Secrets of a Freelance Writer (Henry Holt), The Copywriter’s Handbook (Henry Holt ), The Elements of Technical Writing (Alyn & Bacon) and The Elements of Business Writing (Alyn & Bacon). McGraw-Hill calls Bob Bly “America’s Best Copywriter” and was named 2007 Writer of the Year by American Writers and Artists, Inc. Bob writes regular columns for Target Marketing, a monthly trade publication covering the direct marketing industry; Early to Rise, a daily business success e-newsletter; and The Writer, a premier monthly magazine. the one that provides information and inspiration for writers. The Direct Response Letter, Bob Blyter’s free e-newsletter, has over 60,000 subscribers. “- Amazon.com

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