In part 1 & 2 of this blog series on managing your time and productivity, I discussed the importance of defining your 5-7 most important roles in life, encouraged you to find a system that helps you to manage your daily schedule more effectively and, lastly, gave you tips on how to turn down the mental distraction in your head.
In this 3rd and final post I will direct you to the resources that will help you to further develop the skills necessary to master your time, mind and productivity. By doing so, you will free up time to focus on your health & wellness, while focusing your energies on things that matter most.
1.) Organize Your Mind, Organize Your Life: Train Your Brain to Get More Done in Less Time-Margaret Moore & Paul Hammerness, MD
This book will help you to tame your frenzied mind helping you to gain control over your emotions, sustain attention, curb your impulses, mold information, shift from one task to another and connect the dots
2.) The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People-Stephen R. Covey
In this book Covey emphasizes the importance of developing a personal mission statement and staying on track focusing on the things that matter the most to your mission.
3.) The Power of Full Engagement-Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz
This resource stresses the importance of energy management vs. time management. It will teach you how to tap into the 4 sources of energy: emotional, physical, spiritual and mental.
4.) Strength Finder 2.0-Tom Rath
I hope you use these tools to create a life of greater purpose and meaning for you and those around you.