Listful Thinking: Using Lists to Be More Productive, Successful and Less Stressed

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What do Madonna, Martha Stewart, John Lennon, Ellen DeGeneres, Ben Franklin, Ronald Reagan, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Edison, and Johnny Cash have in common? Each is (or was) a list maker. These successful people, along with CEOs and successful entrepreneurs, all use lists to keep track of their ideas, thoughts, and tasks. Finding enough hours in the day to get everything accomplished and allow for some downtime can be a struggle. It's no wonder so many of us are stressed, overextended, and exhausted. More than half of all American employees feel overwhelmed, according to a study by the nonprofit Family and Work Institute. For the 54 percent of us who feel like we’re chasing our own tails, Listful Thinking is here to prove that it doesn't have to be that way. You can still find time to relax, read a good book, and do the things you love. Listful Thinking is the book that will give readers their lives back with indispensible tips on saving time, getting organized, improving productivity, saving money, and reducing stress.
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PAULA RIZZO is the senior health producer for FoxNews.com at Fox News Channel and the founder of ListProducer.com. She’s an Emmy Award winner and attributes much of her success to her compulsive list making. The native New Yorker makes lists for every task and event she takes on, from finding an apartment to buying the perfect bra. She started ListProducer.com in April 2011 to help others become more organized, focused, efficient, and less stressed. Paula inherited her list-making skills from her father, Louis. She lives in Manhattan with her husband, Jay Berman.
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Simon and Schuster
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Published on
Jan 13, 2015
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Pages
228
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ISBN
9781632280091
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Language
English
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Genres
Reference / Questions & Answers
Self-Help / Motivational & Inspirational
Self-Help / Self-Management / Stress Management
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 ★《商業周刊》第1448期封面專題報導
為何有些人事情不多,卻手忙腳亂?
而有人身兼數職,仍從容不迫,還可放空休息?
原來,成功人士都習慣用--「清單式思考」! 
  瑪丹娜、瑪莎.史都華、約翰.藍儂、富蘭克林、達文西,以及歐普拉,這些不同時代、不同領域的成功人士有何共通點?答案是:他們都是「清單控」。他們習慣把該做、想做的事,變成可快速瀏覽、方便執行的「清單」。

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  ◎立刻減輕焦慮、快速建立成就感
  ◎備忘,重點不遺漏
  ◎專注大局,忽略枝節,複雜任務簡化處理
  ◎重要的事自動完成,日子愈過愈愜意

  清單化的威力在於,它不是時間管理工具,而是一套精巧的目標導向做事習慣。一個目標一張清單,目標不論大小都行,工作與生活都適用:

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  • 看房清單: 看房要注意哪些重點?列張清單,重點不漏看。(作者的看房清單,在朋友圈廣為流傳)
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  • 人生願望清單: 死前一定要做的事 。(作者強烈建議每個人都要列這項清單)  
 
  本書介紹各種清單的類型,分享各式各樣的好清單,並介紹許多幫助你列清單的實用文具與電子化工具。

各界好評

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  BusinessInsider.com
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