Managing yourself creatively

Tips, Tricks, and Assorted Techniques

Not every self-management technique deserves a chapter of its own. Some stand by themselves, little solitary gems of know-how without a setting in which to sparkle. Others seem especially designed to prod, provoke or merely point the way to self-improvement, leaving the details to individual development. Still others are so downright ingenious and offbeat that it would be unforgivable to omit them from a book like this. All have one thing in common: they are so good that they merit being brought to the attention of every executive seriously concerned with upgrading his performance.

Here, then, is a brief look at some of the less-traveled roads to better self-management.