Book Review – The Time Chunking Method by Damon Zahariades

Time chunkingThe Time Chunking Method by Damon Zahariades, discusses how we can use the time chunking method to improve our productivity. In 10 sections Damon describes how we can become adept at using the time chunking method to improve our productivity. He tells us what it is and how to get the best from it. Though this is not a big book, it is full of practical tips that work and are easy to implement.

Following is a top-level review of each section.

STEP 1 – LIST THE WAYS CHUNKING WILL IMPROVE YOUR LIFE


How will chunking improve your life? Why do you want use it? Those are the questions you have to answer in this first section. So what things do you want to achieve that chunking can help you with. Make sure you are clear about them. As Damon says, reason drives action. So here you are encouraged to list ways that chunking can help to improve your life. Continue reading

Book Review – The Go-Giver By Bob Burg and John David Mann

The G-_GiverThe Go-Giver written by Bob Burg and John David Mann is one of those books written in parable style, just like the One Minute Manager and Who Moved My Cheese, it uses a story to teach business lessons in a very engaging way. The book is centred around, Joe, a highly driven salesman who is bent on achieving his quarterly target. Joe needs all the support he can get. He is introduced to Pindar by a colleague, who believes Pindar might be able to help him.

Pindar does end up helping Joe, but not in the way he expects. Though he doesn’t help Joe achieve his sales targets, he does help Joe become  a go-giver,  which is the exact opposite of what Joe had always believed was necessary to succeed. Pindar helps Joe to learn the five laws of  a go-giver which are: Continue reading