Urgent versus Important

Planning, Prioritising and Productivity

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40 pages
The tyranny of the urgent versus the important is familiar to us all. This book reviews the aspects of time management that involve working with key priorities as a route to achieving more.
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Over de auteur

PATRICK FORSYTH runs Touchstone Training & Consultancy, an independent firm based in the U.K. specialising in marketing consultancy, research and training on marketing issues, sales and communication and management skills. 

He is a consultant of many y...


  • About the author
  1. Introduction: time is a resource
  2. Pareto’s law
  3. Let objectives lead the way
  4. Analysing the mess of reality 
  5. Priorities: first things first
  • Afterword: a well‑organised future awaits 

The tyranny of the urgent versus the important is probably familiar to us all. To work well, be effective and achieve the results with which we are charged is dependent not only on being well organised, but on doing first things first. This book reviews:

1. Why some things are more important than others
2. How to identify the key issues
3. How working in this way can make you more productive and effective.

Overall, it highlights those aspects of time management that involve identifying and working with key priorities as a route to maximising achievement.

About the author

Patrick Forsyth is a consultant, trainer and writer. He has worked with organisations large and small and in many different parts of the world. He is the author of many successful books on management, business and careers and prides himself on having a clear how-to style.