Manage Your Day-to-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, and Sharpen Your Creative Mind (The 99U Book Series)
Manage Your Day-to-Day: Stop doing busywork. Start doing your best work.
Are you over-extended, over-distracted, and overwhelmed? Do you work at a breakneck pace all day, only to find that you haven’t accomplished the most important things on your agenda when you leave the office?
The world has changed and the way we work has to change, too. With wisdom from 20 leading creative minds, Manage Your Day-to-Day will give you a toolkit for tackling the new challenges of a 24/7, always-on workplace.
Featuring contributions from: Dan Ariely, Leo Babauta, Scott Belsky, Lori Deschene, Aaron Dignan, Erin Rooney Doland, Seth Godin,Todd Henry, Christian Jarrett, Scott McDowell, Mark McGuinness, Cal Newport, Steven Pressfield, Gretchen Rubin, Stefan Sagmeister, Elizabeth G. Saunders, Tony Schwartz, Tiffany Shlain, Linda Stone, and James Victore. Plus, a foreword from Behance founder & CEO Scott Belsky.
This small gem of a book sparkles with delightfully practical ideas, insights and advice… .Well-designed and very readable, Manage Your Day-to-Day is a book you can dip into whenever you need encouragement to get or keep yourself going. – Success Magazine
The suggestions in Manage Your Day-to-Day urge us to take responsibility for our own time and energy by not letting email or other forms of reactivity blunt our focus. – Forbes
Turn off your email, put your ringer on mute, and read this book right now. Manage Your Day-to-Day contains life-changing tips from the some of the smartest brains around. – AJ Jacobs, bestselling author of Drop Dead Healthy and The Year of Living Biblically
It’s like the Navy Seals of creativity all got together and wrote a book about productivity. I’m giving my entire design team a copy. – Joe Gebbia, Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer, Airbnb
Manage Your Day-to-Day is an essential guidebook for navigating information overload and all the other complications and distractions of 21st century life. The lessons contained within are vital in helping us to find the time and space to successfully accomplish daily goals, while creating a safe space for creativity to flourish. – Paula Scher, Partner at Pentagram Design
I’m always looking for ways to boost my productivity and to stop doing the things that hold me back. That’s why I turned to Manage Your Day-to-Day… The book was worth the quick read. – Daniel Pink, author of Drive and To Sell Is Human
About the Author
99U is on a mission to provide the missing curriculum that every creative person and team needs to make ideas happen. 99U is part of Behance, a team devoted to empowering and connecting the creative world.
In this ongoing book series, 99U shares pragmatic, action-oriented insights that are designed to help you become a better manager of your ideas, your time, and your creative career. Dozens of thought-leaders and creatives have contributed to the series, including Seth Godin, Gretchen Rubin, Stefan Sagmeister, Tony Schwartz, Steven Pressfield, Scott Belsky, Leo Babauta, Tina Seelig, Jonathan Fields, Teresa Amabile, Frans Johansson, and many more.
The series is edited by Jocelyn K. Glei, Director and Editor-in-Chief of 99U. Jocelyn oversees the 99u.com website—which has won two Webby Awards for Best Cultural Blog—and leads the curation and execution of the popular 99U Conference. Prior to joining 99U, Jocelyn was the global managing editor at the online media company Flavorpill. She is passionate about creating content-driven products that people love.