Reading a useful book is always a productive use of your time. Time management books are like guides that help us in organizing our tasks and time more effectively. Are you trying to be more productive but don’t know where and how to start? Don’t worry, in this article we have listed some of the best books on productivity and time management that will keep you going.
1. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change by Stephen R. Covey
This is one of the most popular and best-selling books on productivity and time management. It has helped numerous people to improve their productivity professionally and in their personal life as well. This book helps its readers in developing healthy habits and helps you identify your goals and priorities. The book also teaches its readers to create a schedule around their priorities. A must-read book.
2. The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg
This is another book that mainly focuses on developing good habits and specifically investigates the causes of our actions that have an effect on our private and professional life. The author uses scientific discoveries to show its readers how our habits influence our daily lives. The main message in the book is about how we can change these habits and if we have the right habits then we can surely achieve more.
3. The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich by Timothy Ferriss
This book is an easy guide to show you how to achieve your goals. The author, Timothy, goes on to explain how a person can earn more only if they know how to manage their time. The author shares multiple real-life examples and case studies on how to start earning way more by working less. It’s a great book.
4. Eat That Frog! 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time by Brian Tracy
This book is a must read. It is one of those books that focuses mainly on your procrastination and not on you changing your habits. In this book, the author has stated simple facts and approach on how to work through your day and includes various practices that you can use for your long term and short-term goals to become more organized.
5. Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen
This book consists of unusual approaches to being productive as the author goes on to explain how to improve your productivity by learning how to relax. He goes on to explain how getting your mind off your work makes you more productive as you will be able to think better and create a perfect schedule for your goals and priorities. This book will surely change the way you approach your responsibilities.
6. How to Stop Procrastinating: A Simple Guide to Mastering Difficult Tasks and Breaking the Procrastination Habit by S.J. Scott
This book is amazing for procrastination as it mainly focuses on two things; how to stop procrastinating and how to deal with those difficult tasks that lead to procrastination. The author has penned down numerous real-life stories for its readers, that they will be able to relate with scientific research too. The tips mentioned in this book are tried and tested by the author himself, so they are guaranteed to work. A must-read book because it is quite effective as it is more of a practical book rather than theoretical.