Book Category: Motivational,

MAKE IT HAPPEN in Ten Minutes a Day: The Simple, Lifesaving Method for Getting Things Done (book summary)

Author: Lorne Holden
Life Changing Principles
Quality of Writing
Overall Value
pros: Inspiring, fast read
cons: Short term view
overall rating

Quick Summary
Holden’s Make it Happen in Ten Minutes a Day is short and inspiring read especially for those who are looking for a time management competitive edge.

Key Insights

  • Ten minutes a day is sixty hours a year; do those ten minute activities
  • Embrace structured procrastination – do something to avoid doing something else
  • Want to get nothing done? Hang around your computer for no good reason.
  • Doing nothing is in fact doing something
  • A de-cluttered space represents a de-cluttered mind

Practical Application

  • Create a “CREATE” and “CONQUER” list
  • Implement more 10 minute activities into your day

Meaningful Quotes (Optional)

“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keep you going.” – Jim Rohn

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” – Aristotle

“He who chases two rabbits at once, catches neither.” – Confucious

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