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The Time Bandit Solution: Recovering Stolen Time You Never Knew You Had   The Time Bandit Solution offers a remarkable antidote to time-pressed individuals in any workplace. With its colorful, magazine-like presentation, the book introduces us to the fundamental reason of why we have too much to do and too little time available: interruptions. Interruption

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Reviews of books for Professional Firms How to increase your productivity With reduced staff, wasting time at work is unconscionable – that’s why we all feel so guilty when we find ourselves doing just that, unwillingly, unintentionally, but definitely doing it, according to Edward Brown in his book The Time Bandit Solution: Recovering Stolen Time

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Distractable Me: How to get more done in an interruption culture

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I’ve spent most of my career working in newsrooms, big, open rooms with lots of noise: reporters conducting phone interviews, editors talking to reporters, usually while trying to listen to the police scanner or monitor television news shows. So I’ve had some practice at tuning out distractions, and I have a healthy appreciation for the

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Speed It Up Boys! Coping with Layoffs.

This morning I read in Forbes, “Layoffs in Tech Now a Permanent Feature.” Dell, JC Penney, and Disney are announcing fresh layoffs. It made me think of Lucy in the Chocolate Factory. You know – that classic routine where a frantic Lucille Ball can’t cope with the chocolates coming faster and faster down the conveyor

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This 2-Minute Trick Will Boost Your Productivity

Even the most organised to-do lists can be overwhelming if you don’t know where to start. Luckily, Edward G. Brown lays out a simple solution for prioritizing tasks in his book “The Time Bandit Solution: Recovering Stolen Time You Never Knew You Had.” All you have to do is differentiate between what’s most important —

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