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Derek Draper - Author

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Books by Derek Draper

Create Space How to Manage Time, and Find Focus, Productivity and Success

Create Space How to Manage Time, and Find Focus, Productivity and Success

Author: Derek Draper Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/09/2019

A Financial Times Business Book of the Month Take control of your life and create space to succeed We're used to feeling stressed, rushed and overwhelmed. At work and at home there are endless calls on our attention and time. We're constantly playing catch-up. But if we want to perform optimally, and reach our full potential, we must learn to pause and create space in even the busiest day. Informed by over a decade of hands-on experience as a coach at the most senior levels of business, this book shows how to push back against the tide and create space in your life to think, relate and act on a deeper level. Learning to focus, manage time, and take control of your mental and physical space is the first step in developing and excelling in anything. This book shows how to do just that, drawing on real-life examples and the best of both classical and cutting-edge psychological and behavioural thinking. Each chapter contains models, tools and tips that have been used effectively in some of the world's biggest organisations, and which will allow you to set your strategy, raise your productivity and create meaningful change for lasting success.

Create Space How to Manage Time, and Find Focus, Productivity and Success

Create Space How to Manage Time, and Find Focus, Productivity and Success

Author: Derek Draper Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2018

A Financial Times Business Book of the Month Take control of your life and create space to succeed We're used to feeling stressed, rushed and overwhelmed. At work and at home there are endless calls on our attention and time. We're constantly playing catch-up. But if we want to perform optimally, and reach our full potential, we must learn to pause and create space in even the busiest day. Informed by over a decade of hands-on experience at the most senior levels of business, this book shows how to push back against the tide and create space in your life to think, relate and act on a deeper level. Learning to focus, manage time, and take control of your mental and physical space is the first step in developing and excelling in anything. This book shows how to do just that, drawing on real-life examples and the best of both classical and cutting-edge psychological and behavioural thinking. Each chapter contains models, tools and tips that have been used effectively in some of the world's biggest organisations, and which will allow you to set your strategy, raise your productivity and create meaningful change for lasting success.

Life Support

Life Support

Author: Derek Draper Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/03/2009

Psychotherapy helps thousands of people every day: they feel happier, achieve more success and enjoy better relationships. But not everyone can be - or wants to be - in therapy. Prominent psychotherapist Derek Draper has chosen to share his tips and tools from the therapy room to help exactly those people. In this groundbreaking book he explores 40 key issues that impact almost everyone's lives, uses examples drawn from real life to help you gain a better understanding of why things happen, and provides clear insights and advice that will help you think about life's new challenges in new, more positive ways. These stories will help you be a better wife, husband, parent and friend. Above all they will help you become a better you - because the more we understand why we do what we do, the more we can change ourselves for the better and enjoy the fuller, happier lives we deserve.