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Time Well Spent Audiobook
Time Well Spent
Written by: 
Mike Burns
Narrated by: 
Mike Burns
Time Well Spent Audiobook

Time Well Spent: Gain Control of Your Schedule and Live the Life You Want to Live

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Are you living the life you want to live? Do you struggle to get your schedule to line up with your goals?

Many people search frantically for the newest tool, tip or trick that will solve all of their time management woes. They think that there is a magic pill somewhere that they can pop and everything will change.

News Flash: There is no magic pill.

At least, we haven't found one yet. Perhaps this will be the year that we discover it! (insert sarcastic smiley face here). Until then, we're going to have to rely on the same thing that everyone else does: Intentional choices about how we make our decisions and structure our days.

This audiobook will guide you through some exercises that can help you live the life you want to live.

If you work through these exercises, will things be perfect? Absolutely not!Will you be able to live a life that's more in line with your values? Absolutely.

There is no one-size-fits-all, full-proof time management solution. But there are some steps that can help anyone figure out their needs and create something that works for them.

There is a ton of information out there about how we manage our time. Everybody has an opinion on how you should live your life. But you're the one who gets to decide.

©2014 Michael W Burns (P)2014 Michael W Burns

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    E. Gallegos 01-15-15
    E. Gallegos 01-15-15
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    "Good little self help book."
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    I was looking for a little self help book that is not more than 6 hours. I found tons of them and they appeared to be so long, that even to think about listening to 13 hours of how to manage time or declutter or motivate myself sounded like such a big effort that it made more sense to better use that time to actually do the things I need to do, rather than listen an audio book about it, right?, so I found this little book. I am quite new to self help books but I think this works really well as an audiobook, also once in a while is good to have the writer be the narrator of their book, and in this case its a good choice. I don't know if the info here is new or old, it does not look like he discovered something magical or a new formula. But the way is organized works well, its small, good enough to listen several times or stop and come back to a task, and is not repetitive. And finally it comes with a downloadable worksheets that helps to see things in paper, which for me is good. I never heard of this author before, but when I got the audiobook I went to his website to get the download of the work tool and it looks ok. There is a lot of info to work with so I will listen again to use it, the price was ok too, not excessive (5 bucks). Overall it was nice and made sense, also, it kinda works for many subjects, like studying, organizing, etc. I also got "The Practicing mind" audio version, and although I have not finished it, it seems really nice too, but more focused into putting things into action, and "Time well spent" is more focused into how to prioritize and get organized to get things done. You just have to do the work. I just have two complaints: you have to go to the author's website to get the accompanying material, and he gives the name of the exact website in the middle of the speech, which means, you have to pause the book, write down the link and find it. Audible usually puts the links with the book, not for this one doe. http://theothersideofcomplexity.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Time-Well-Spent-Supplemental-Worksheets.pdfSo, since you need the book for the material make sense, I copied the link here for other people to get it easily. The other complaint is that he kinda promotes himself and his website, something like 3 times on the book, I personally do not like this trend, makes it look like a teaser not a proper book. But this is only my opinion. I hope this helps to decide if to get it or not. So many books are around about this kinda subject it gets difficult to decide. This one is good. Not excellent, but good and short, seems like the author actually knew how to spend his time well.

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