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‘The Secret to Peak Productivity’ by Tamara Myles

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If you are overwhelmed by your documents, e-mails, or both, “The Secret to Peak Productivity: A Simple Guide to Reaching Your Personal Best” by Tamara Myles (Amacom) can help you organize them and develop systems for staying in control of them. Myles, a former advertising executive turned professional organizer, suggests ways to categorize your papers and manage your e-mail inbox. In addition, she offers advice on mastering the three P’s of time management: plan, prioritize, and perform. Once you have good systems in place, she suggests, you’ll have a better chance of attaining work and life goals that once seemed impossible.

JAN GARDNER

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