One of the all-time bestselling books on time management, The Time Trap has shown countless readers how to squeeze the optimal efficiency--and satisfaction--out of their work day. This much-needed guide provides the quick solutions you need be more effective with your time and avoid and escape the so-called “time savers” that don’t really work. Backed by decades of research with businesspeople around the world, authors Pat Nickerson and Alec Mackenzie explain how to: set realistic goals and make commitments they can keep; juggle multiple demands; estimate time needed on new tasks; pinpoint and combat the most tenacious time wasters; protect priorities; and upgrade personal productivity for professional success. Plus, the fourth edition has been extensively revised to include technology-based solutions to the challenges and opportunities we all face in the virtual world. Filled with smart tactics, revealing interviews, and handy time management tools, The Time Trap is your go-to resource for leveraging twenty-first century opportunities and overcoming challenges to maximizing your work time.