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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by
Call Number: Craiglockhart and Sighthill Main stock 158.1 COV
A self-help classic. This book presents an approach to being effective in attaining goals by aligning oneself to the "true north" principles of a character ethic that is presented here as universal and timeless.
Eat That Frog! for Students by
Call Number: Ebook
Adapted from Brian Tracy's international time-management bestseller, Eat That Frog!, this book will give today's stressed-out and overwhelmed students the tools for lifelong success. Brian Tracy's Eat That Frog! has helped millions around the world get more done in less time. Now this life-changing global bestseller has been adapted to the specific needs of students. Tracy offers readers tips, tools, and techniques for structuring time, setting goals, staying on task (even when you're not interested), dealing with stress, and developing the skills to achieve far more than you ever thought possible.
Isn't it about time? by
Call Number: Merchiston Main stock 158.1
Procrastination is a frustrating habit, but it can also disrupt our health and happiness. Isn't it about time? explores and explains why we put things off. The book is full of useful ways to overcome procrastination, and to create a more satisfying, exciting and productive life.
The Little Book of Procrastination by
Call Number: Sighthill, Craiglockhart, & Merchiston 158.1 PER
Andrea Perry is a well-respected and experienced psychotherapist and consultant whose work on this subject has been featured on Radio 4, LBC Radio and in Cosmopolitan magazine and regularly at the Mind Body and Spirit Festival in London
Time Management by
Call Number: Sighthill Main stock 378.198 WIL
This easy-to-use guide helps students to improve their time management skills. Focusing specifically on challenges posed within a higher education context, it provides practical advice for students at all levels. Concise yet effective, the book's informal style is supplemented by engaging illustrations.
Audiobooks and Podcasts
Audiobook: Mental Efficiency
In this light-hearted yet thought-provoking collection of articles, Bennett offers his thoughts on exercising the mind, organising your life, the advantages (and disadvantages) of marriage and other pocket philosophies. The book stands the test of time, and much is still relevant and amusing - perhaps even more so, with nearly 100 years of hindsight, than when it was originally written.
Podcast: Lifehack Live
Though now discontinued, Lifehack Live features 19 episodes full of interviews with leading personal development experts, roundtable chats on topics related to productivity, and an assortment of tips, tricks, and hacks to help you make the most out of life.
For more information about apps to improve your communication, project management, time management, and research efficiency, see our Library Guide to Apps.
Something Understood: Procrastination
Have you ever been blighted by a looming deadline and stayed up all night, wishing you'd started work just a bit earlier? You might curse your hesitation in these situations.