CHAPTER THREE

The Essence of Good Time Management: Getting Yourself Organized

“Make it a life rule to give your best to whatever passes through your hands. Stamp it with your manhood. Let superiority be your trademark.”

—ORISON SWETT MARDEN

The difference between average people and highly effective people is that highly effective people are much better organized when they work than others. Excellent personal and professional organization is a hallmark of highly effective and well-paid people.

Fortunately, organizing is a skill, and all skills are learnable. You can learn to be an extremely well organized, efficient, and effective person. When you do, you will produce vastly more in the same period of time than the people around you.

One of Murphy’s ...

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