I have come up with a working title for my book — “Perfect Time Management.”
Where did that particular name come from?
I have been scratching my head for a few weeks thinking about this as I work on it, trying to imagine what the ultimate and ideal result might be for someone who reads the book.
I finally decided that a user who takes the steps to design their own system would design one that is “perfect.”
It can’t be bought off the shelf and be copied from others, any more than a dream home or a custom hot-rod can come from anywhere else other than the mind of the creator.
However, like a home or a car, it must follow certain design principles or it just might not work. Hence the need for a certain kind of guidance, but not a prescription on what the system should look like.
It would be “perfect” because it would match the lives that they live, versus someone else’ life.
My goal is to give readers a way of thinking about their time management systems that will provide a new level of empowering awareness. The ultimate result I want is that a lot more professionals take charge of this important part of their lives, using the advice of many, but never relinquishing the ultimate responsibility.
Once published, this book will provide the help I was looking for when I started writing about time management 3 years ago, after I was dumbstruck at the books and blogs I read that made the implicit assumption that systems designed in Denver or Cambridge could work here in Kingston.