The Simplicity Survival Handbook: 32 Ways To Do Less And Accomplish More

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Basic Books, Nov 6, 2003 - Business & Economics - 320 pages
In a world of more-better-faster, the challenges and stresses have never been greater: too much to do, not enough time. And in an economy where worker talent (know-how, energy, attention, commitment, and creativity) is at a premium, everyone is trying to maximize personal productivity. In The Simplicity Survival Handbook, Bill Jensen offers the antidote you're seeking: a practical guide to doing less in a world of more, and making it count. From "How to Write Shorter Emails for Better Results" to "How to Use Your Mentor to Help You Do Less," Jensen offers step-by-step strategies, tactics, and techniques for communicating more effectively, setting priorities, and balancing the competing demands on your time, while avoiding the time-sinkers. He takes on corporate foolishness, walking you through how to be more productive and take greater control of your workday and, by extension, your life.

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"Simplify," advised Thoreau. These 32 gems will surely help corporate businessfolk do just that. Not just tips or ideas, this is thoroughly researched, road-tested, time-saving advice, rooted in ... Read full review

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Contents Introduction
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Daily Rituals
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How to Ignore Most Corporate Communications
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Bill Jensen is President and CEO of the Jensen Group (www.work2.com). Founded in 1985, this change-consulting firm helps Fortune 500 clients apply the principles of simplicity to business management and work design. He speaks and conducts workshops widely on changing how we work. He lives in Morristown, New Jersey.

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