Tuesday 17 September 2019

Slow down and achieve more

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Slow down and achieve more

Irish food writer and event planner Aoife McElwain tackles the cult of 'busyness' in her book, Slow at Work: How to work less, achieve more and regain your balance in an always-on world. Real life stories, combined with useful resources provide a road map for getting back on track when beset by anxieties and imposter syndrome.

€12.99; dubraybooks.ie

The unbalancing act

In Pick Three; You Can Have It All (Just Not Every Day), best-selling author Randi Zuckerberg posits that trying to tick all the boxes - sleep, family, work, exercise - is impossible and trying to do so leaves us frustrated. Zuckerberg first introduced the concept in her now famous Tweet, 'The Entrepreneur's Dilemma' and this book presents her guide to achieving a well-lopsided life.

€28; easons.com

Get more out of your hours

In her latest book, time management expert Laura Vanderkam suggests mindset shifts to help stop feeling overwhelmed in work and life. In Off the Clock: Feel Less Busy While Getting More Done, which is out later this month, she shares seven principles, which may seem counter-intuitive but may help you spend your hours more meaningfully.

€15.87; amazon.co.uk

Getting personal to achieve

Whether you wish to boost your employees' productivity or find greater meaning in your own work, You and Work: In search of work life balance in the 21st century offers several new and interesting ideas. Its author, business analyst Edward Chalk, offers ways to achieve an integrated life where the personal sphere bolsters the professional one.

€6.79; amazon.co.uk

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