When you improve your capacity to manage projects, you affect a large chunk of your life, so my goal for you as you move through this book has two parts:

1.  that you realize how much of your time actually is spent on project management, both at work and at home

2.  that you learn simple, useful ways to improve your project management velocity.

When you go looking for a book on project management, you have a lot of choices, but many of the books are written for people who are certified project managers or are running large organizationwide projects at global companies. Many of us need a complementary but simpler approach.

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