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The Resource When : the art of perfect timing, Stuart Albert

When : the art of perfect timing, Stuart Albert

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When : the art of perfect timing
Title
When
Title remainder
the art of perfect timing
Statement of responsibility
Stuart Albert
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An elegant and counterintuitive guide to achieving perfect timingWhen will show everyone, regardless of the work they do, or the life they live, that "it's all in the timing."
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Cataloging source
B@L
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Albert, Stuart
Dewey number
650.1
Index
no index present
LC call number
HD69.T54
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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3M Company
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  • Time management
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Time management
Label
When : the art of perfect timing, Stuart Albert
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction -- Why does Timing Elude Us? -- Getting Beyond the Usual Suspects -- Knowing When to Act -- Managing Timing Risk -- Discovering That Timing Matters -- Choosing the Right Temporal Design -- A Timing Analysis -- The Structure of the Book -- The Art of Timing -- Chapter 1 Sequence -- The Characteristics of Sequences -- Order -- Punctuation -- Interval and Duration -- Shape -- Location -- Extension -- Sequence-Related Risks -- Missing a Sequence -- Inverting a Sequence Unwittingly -- Failing to Look Downstream -- Sequence Options and Opportunities -- Deliberately Invert a Sequence -- Choose the Right Duration -- Create a Sequence -- Choose a Different Location -- Skip a Step -- Give People a Choice -- The Temporal Imagination -- Chapter 2 Temporal Punctuation -- Characteristics of Temporal Punctuation -- Type -- Strength -- Objective or Subjective -- Meaning -- Location -- Number -- Spacing -- Alignment -- Temporal Punctuation Risks -- Missing Punctuation -- Conflicting Interests -- Misreading Temporal Punctuation -- Disregarding Temporal Punctuation (and Whether It Can Be Changed) -- Simultaneous Punctuation -- Inserting a Period Too Soon -- Spacing Risks -- Pattern Risks -- Misinterpreting Temporal Punctuation -- Temporal Punctuation Options and Opportunities -- Create Exit Strategies -- Speeding the Pace of Change: Subtract a Period -- Choose the Right Location -- Postponing Punctuation-Controlling Tension -- Rethink Your Use of Punctuation -- The Temporal Imagination -- Chapter 3 Interval and Duration -- The Characteristics of Intervals -- Type -- Size-the Interval Envelope -- Objective or Subjective -- Contents -- Meaning -- Number -- Interval and Duration Risks -- Language -- Magnitude Thinking -- Time Line Thinking -- Cat-Point Thinking
  • Intervals That Are Too Long or Short -- Elasticity -- Norms -- Content Risks -- Misinterpreting Intervals -- Interval and Duration Options and Opportunities -- The Temporal Imagination -- Chapter 4 Rate -- Characteristics of Rates -- The Normal Rate -- Size-the Rate Envelope -- Duration -- Direction-the Way Things Are Headed -- Objective or Subjective: Know the Difference -- Meaning -- Number -- Rate-Related Risks -- Normal Rates -- Direction -- Size-the Rate Envelope -- Duration -- Objective and Subjective Rates -- Meaning -- Number -- Rate Options and Opportunities -- Questioning -- Problem Solving -- The Temporal Imagination -- Chapter 5 Shape -- An Abridged Catalogue of Shapes -- The Point -- Lines -- Curves -- The Helix -- Tandemizing Shapes -- Shape-Related Risks and Opportunities -- The Temporal Imagination -- Chapter 6 Polyphony -- Tracking Polyphony -- Using the Polyphony Lens -- Look Vertically: What Is Going on at the Same Time? -- Look for Structure: How Are Events, Activities, and Processes Aligned Relative to Each Other? -- Look for Influence: How Does One Parallel Process Affect, Cause, or Influence Others? -- Polyphony-Related Risks -- Polyphony Options and Opportunities -- Adjust the Height -- Modify the Structure -- Use Influence -- The Temporal Imagination -- Chapter 7 Using the Lenses: The Timing of Dissent -- The Sequence Lens -- Reinvert -- Rescale -- Claim Irrelevance -- The Punctuation Lens -- Insert Punctuation -- Repunctuate -- Set a Deadline -- Use Punctuation to Create Boundaries -- Affirm Common Values -- The Interval and Duration Lens -- Highlight a Point of Order -- Be Aware of the Passage of Time -- Focus on Time Until -- Use the ''Last Chance'' Rule -- The Rate Lens -- The Shape Lens -- Cycle Strategies and Tactics -- Straight Lines and the Helix -- The Point and Fan -- The Dramatic Arc -- The Polyphony Lens
  • Putting It All Together -- Lessons Learned -- Chapter 8 A Timing Analysis: Seven Steps -- Step 1: Describe the Situation -- Step 2: Sketch a Score Diagram -- List the Relevant Factors Vertically -- Describe and Detail the Horizontal Tracks -- Firefighting: Sketching a Score Diagram -- Step 3: Probe More Deeply -- Explore the Vertical Relationships Among the Tracks -- Adjust the Size of the Diagram -- Modify the Diagram -- Use the P4 Strategy -- Step 4: Look for Windows of Opportunity -- Sign -- States and Dates -- Length and Height -- Punctuation and Shape -- Singularity -- Synchrony -- Assessing the Cost of an Error -- Step 5: Identify Timing-Related Risks -- Step 6: Evaluate Your Options -- Step 7: Act -- Coda: Re-Imaging the World -- Appendix: Temporal Architecture: Concept and Field of Inquiry -- Notes -- Acknowledgments -- About the Author -- Index
Control code
857221534
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118419502
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
cc1ge89
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)857221534
Label
When : the art of perfect timing, Stuart Albert
Publication
Note
Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction -- Why does Timing Elude Us? -- Getting Beyond the Usual Suspects -- Knowing When to Act -- Managing Timing Risk -- Discovering That Timing Matters -- Choosing the Right Temporal Design -- A Timing Analysis -- The Structure of the Book -- The Art of Timing -- Chapter 1 Sequence -- The Characteristics of Sequences -- Order -- Punctuation -- Interval and Duration -- Shape -- Location -- Extension -- Sequence-Related Risks -- Missing a Sequence -- Inverting a Sequence Unwittingly -- Failing to Look Downstream -- Sequence Options and Opportunities -- Deliberately Invert a Sequence -- Choose the Right Duration -- Create a Sequence -- Choose a Different Location -- Skip a Step -- Give People a Choice -- The Temporal Imagination -- Chapter 2 Temporal Punctuation -- Characteristics of Temporal Punctuation -- Type -- Strength -- Objective or Subjective -- Meaning -- Location -- Number -- Spacing -- Alignment -- Temporal Punctuation Risks -- Missing Punctuation -- Conflicting Interests -- Misreading Temporal Punctuation -- Disregarding Temporal Punctuation (and Whether It Can Be Changed) -- Simultaneous Punctuation -- Inserting a Period Too Soon -- Spacing Risks -- Pattern Risks -- Misinterpreting Temporal Punctuation -- Temporal Punctuation Options and Opportunities -- Create Exit Strategies -- Speeding the Pace of Change: Subtract a Period -- Choose the Right Location -- Postponing Punctuation-Controlling Tension -- Rethink Your Use of Punctuation -- The Temporal Imagination -- Chapter 3 Interval and Duration -- The Characteristics of Intervals -- Type -- Size-the Interval Envelope -- Objective or Subjective -- Contents -- Meaning -- Number -- Interval and Duration Risks -- Language -- Magnitude Thinking -- Time Line Thinking -- Cat-Point Thinking
  • Intervals That Are Too Long or Short -- Elasticity -- Norms -- Content Risks -- Misinterpreting Intervals -- Interval and Duration Options and Opportunities -- The Temporal Imagination -- Chapter 4 Rate -- Characteristics of Rates -- The Normal Rate -- Size-the Rate Envelope -- Duration -- Direction-the Way Things Are Headed -- Objective or Subjective: Know the Difference -- Meaning -- Number -- Rate-Related Risks -- Normal Rates -- Direction -- Size-the Rate Envelope -- Duration -- Objective and Subjective Rates -- Meaning -- Number -- Rate Options and Opportunities -- Questioning -- Problem Solving -- The Temporal Imagination -- Chapter 5 Shape -- An Abridged Catalogue of Shapes -- The Point -- Lines -- Curves -- The Helix -- Tandemizing Shapes -- Shape-Related Risks and Opportunities -- The Temporal Imagination -- Chapter 6 Polyphony -- Tracking Polyphony -- Using the Polyphony Lens -- Look Vertically: What Is Going on at the Same Time? -- Look for Structure: How Are Events, Activities, and Processes Aligned Relative to Each Other? -- Look for Influence: How Does One Parallel Process Affect, Cause, or Influence Others? -- Polyphony-Related Risks -- Polyphony Options and Opportunities -- Adjust the Height -- Modify the Structure -- Use Influence -- The Temporal Imagination -- Chapter 7 Using the Lenses: The Timing of Dissent -- The Sequence Lens -- Reinvert -- Rescale -- Claim Irrelevance -- The Punctuation Lens -- Insert Punctuation -- Repunctuate -- Set a Deadline -- Use Punctuation to Create Boundaries -- Affirm Common Values -- The Interval and Duration Lens -- Highlight a Point of Order -- Be Aware of the Passage of Time -- Focus on Time Until -- Use the ''Last Chance'' Rule -- The Rate Lens -- The Shape Lens -- Cycle Strategies and Tactics -- Straight Lines and the Helix -- The Point and Fan -- The Dramatic Arc -- The Polyphony Lens
  • Putting It All Together -- Lessons Learned -- Chapter 8 A Timing Analysis: Seven Steps -- Step 1: Describe the Situation -- Step 2: Sketch a Score Diagram -- List the Relevant Factors Vertically -- Describe and Detail the Horizontal Tracks -- Firefighting: Sketching a Score Diagram -- Step 3: Probe More Deeply -- Explore the Vertical Relationships Among the Tracks -- Adjust the Size of the Diagram -- Modify the Diagram -- Use the P4 Strategy -- Step 4: Look for Windows of Opportunity -- Sign -- States and Dates -- Length and Height -- Punctuation and Shape -- Singularity -- Synchrony -- Assessing the Cost of an Error -- Step 5: Identify Timing-Related Risks -- Step 6: Evaluate Your Options -- Step 7: Act -- Coda: Re-Imaging the World -- Appendix: Temporal Architecture: Concept and Field of Inquiry -- Notes -- Acknowledgments -- About the Author -- Index
Control code
857221534
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118419502
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
cc1ge89
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)857221534

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