Romancing the Clock (NetEffect Series)

Romancing the Clock (NetEffect Series)

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Romancing the Clock is an entertaining book about time and how you can use it to love the life you live. Twelve Action Steps will help you use your time to accentuate the positives and reduce the negatives in your life. If you are not enjoying your time you don't need to manage your hours, you need to manage your life! Dr. Karlins puts his 20+ years experience to work in this book, while offering insightful humor in everyday situations. Lean how time management influences all aspects of your life and how to make your life at both home and work more productive and happy.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 177.8 x 231.14 x 10.16mm | 136.08g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130485896
  • 9780130485892

About Marvin Karlins

Marvin Karlins is the author of 19 books and over 200 articles that have appeared in various professional and popular journals. He received his Ph.D. in psychology from Princeton University and is currently Professor of Management in the School of Business at the University of South Florida. In addition to his writing and teaching, Professor Karlins has spent 20 years working as an international consultant in the fields of time/stress management, leadership, and commercial aircrew training. He currently lives in Riverview, Florida, with his wife of 25 years, Edy; his daughter, Amber (age 15 going on 25) and three cats of undefined age and pedigree. His interests include eating, dieting, and aging gracefully.show more

Table of contents

Introduction: What my doctor's appointment taught me about time management. Action Step #1: Don't accumulate possessions that create more of a hassle than a joy. Action Step #2: "Money is time:" Use it to purchase positives and sell "shoelaces" in your life. Action Step #3: Prune your interpersonal relationships. Action Step #4: Give the red light to the Green Face Syndrome. Action Step #5: Don't get down on your luck. Action Step #6: Choose a career as if a third of your life depended on it. It does. Action Step #7: Revel in the journey or skip the trip! Action Step #8: Don't always put off until tomorrow that which you can enjoy today. Action Step #9: Avoid the pitfalls of perfectionism. Action Step #10: Pursue a healthy lifestyle: It enhances joyful living. Action Step #11: When you must do battle...pick your fights with care. Action Step #12: A metaphor to live by.show more

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". . . it is a real experience being provided . . .the writing style is comfortable to the reader and holds your interest. I couldn't put it down." - Ron Kapper, Professor Emeritus, College of DuPage"For once an author has broken free of the standard fare . . . this book provides a unique and appealing product." - Monty Lynn, Abilene Christian University". . . logically organized, free of jargon, and presented in familiar style." - Francis N. Catano, St. Anselm College". . .the readability, honesty, and illustrating stories [have] universal appeal. Topics are covered in a down-to-earth approach as opposed to a more esoteric style." - Joyce W. Fields, Ph.D., Columbia College, SCshow more

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