Breaking Free From the MAFA Syndrome
The contemporary work environment today has turned extremely hectic. The ‘tyranny of the urgent’ has you in its vicious grips and the 9 to 5 job metamorphoses into a 24/7, where you are always available. Quantum leaps in technology ensure you are always connected. As life turns hectic, activity turns hyper. Yet, activity is not equal to productivity. And your dreams and aspirations, your hobbies and your passions need not recede into oblivion. There is always a way, and this book tells you –
How to avoid ‘busywork’
How to embark on ‘results-based’ living.
How you can achieve more with less.
How you can enhance your personal productivity.
How you can remain focused despite distractions.
How you can find the extra time you need.
Why your understanding of the ‘big rocks, small rocks’ story is wrong.
How to overcome procrastination, and the secret antidote for it.
How to use the power of your mind to gain energy and become more productive
Why time management is dead!
How multi-tasking is detrimental, notwithstanding the hype.
How you can use the Pomodoro technique to your advantage.
How you can increase your energy levels.
How you can use the secret of compartmentalization to your advantage.
What to do when you are overwhelmed.
How you can use a basket of productivity tools to your advantage.
Filled with tools, tips and tricks in every chapter, this book is devoid of jargon and technicalities,complicated charts and analyses, to make it simple and usable for every office worker and includes an easy and simple self-hypnotic meditation technique, that can be practiced anywhere, anytime. It is the first step for every office worker and executive to gain control over his life and steer it in the direction he wants.