It's Hard to Make a Difference When You Can't Find Your Keys
The Seven-Step Path to Becoming Truly Organized
By Marilyn Byfield Paul
(Penguin Books, Paperback, 9780142196175, 288pp.)
Publication Date: December 30, 2003
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Overbooking? Running late? Feeling overwhelmed by clutter and to-dos? Management consultant Dr. Marilyn Paul guides you on a path to personal change that will bring true relief from the pain and stress of disorganization. Unlike other books on getting organized, It’s Hard to Make a Difference When You Can’t Find Your Keys offers a clear seven-step path to personal development that is comprehensive in nature.
Drawing on her own experience as a chronically disorganized person, Paul adds warmth, insight, humor, and hope to this manual for change and self-discovery. She introduces the notion of becoming “organized enough” to live a far more rewarding life and make the difference that is most important to you.
Marilyn Paul has a Ph.D. from Yale University and an MB.A. from Cornell. She is a principal in the consulting firm Bridgeway Partners, with clients that have included Harvard University, the U.S. Department of Transportation, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Pfizer.
"[I]nsightful.... Though technically about organizing, it also provides a wonderful, non-threatening way to examine how to live your life.... [H]ighly recommended for anyone searching for deeper self awareness." —USA Today