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  • Published: 5 December 2023
  • ISBN: 9781761343070
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336
  • RRP: $24.99

Time Wise

Powerful Habits, More Time, Greater Joy




The instant bestseller from the behavioural scientist behind the #1 ranking Australian business podcast How I Work.

'This charming book will save you more time than it takes to read.' Adam Grant

'A must-read. This book will transform how you approach your workday.' Greg McKeown

'Read this book!' Jake Knapp

High achievers most definitely approach their workday differently. This book gives access to the secrets and strategies they've found for making things work. From Wharton Professor Adam Grant's trick to get into flow when he starts work, Google's Executive Productivity Advisor, Laura Mae Martin, and her inbox shape-shifting, to Cal Newport's multiple kaban boards, this isn't your typical productivity book.

You know the basics and have heard the swallow-the-frog platitudes. Time Wise goes deeper and unveils some of the more counterintuitive but effective methods that boost your productivity. Some of the high achievers featured, along with their personal strategies, include Adam Alter setting systems instead of goals, Rita McGrath who consults her own personal board of directors, Jake Knapp who focuses on the one important thing of the day and Oliver Burkeman's approach to beating the to-do list.

This book will allow you to master the superpower of using your time wisely to achieve success in business, life and beyond.

  • Published: 5 December 2023
  • ISBN: 9781761343070
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336
  • RRP: $24.99

About the author

Amantha Imber

Dr Amantha Imber is an organisational psychologist and founder of behaviour change consultancy Inventium. Amantha is also the host of the number one ranking life improvement podcast How I Work, which has had over 5 million downloads, where she interviews some of the world’s most successful people about their habits, strategies and rituals.

In 2019, Amantha was named as one of the Australian Financial Review’s 100 Women of Influence. In 2021, she won the Thinkers50 Innovation Award (described by the Financial Times as the “Oscars for Management Thinking”), which recognises the thinker who has contributed the most to the understanding of innovation globally over the last two years.

Amantha’s thoughts have appeared in Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Entrepreneur and Fast Company and she is the author of three bestselling books, The Creativity Formula, The Innovation Formula and Time Wise, which unlocks the productivity secrets of the world’s most successful people.

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Praise for Time Wise

I challenge you to read this book and NOT find practical and useful ways to use yours more wisely.

Dan Pink

Bursting with actionable ideas on how to use your time better. If you want to make the time you spend at work more productive, focused and fruitful, Time Wise is a must-read.

Nir Eyal

Amantha’s laser-like focus on productivity is such a helpful tool.

Mia Freedman

Full of practical and easy-to-apply tips and tricks from industry leaders that can be applied to any individual trying to live a more productive, happier life.

Laura Mae Martin

Awards & recognition

Australian Business Book Awards

Finalist  •  2023  •  Personal Development Category

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