Uptime: A Practical Guide to Personal Productivity and Wellbeing

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Harper Business
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5.83 X 9.13 X 1.02 inches | 0.8 pounds

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About the Author

Laura Mae Martin is the Executive Productivity Advisor at Google. She coaches Google's top executives on the best ways to manage their time and energy and sends out a weekly productivity newsletter that reaches over fifty thousand employees. During her thirteen-year tenure at Google, Laura has worked in sales, product operations, event planning, and now executive coaching. She holds a bachelor of science in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, with her husband and three children.

More about Laura and resources from this book can be found at www.lauramaemartin.com


"Whether you're a parent, an executive, an entrepreneur, or a student, this book offers timely and timeless tools to make the most out of your precious time. Through concrete tactics and practical routines, Laura Mae Martin guides you toward achieving 'productivity Zen'--the perfect balance between accomplishment and calm." -- Greg McKeown, author of the New York Times bestsellers Essentialism and Effortless

"Working with Laura was eye-opening to me--she taught me how to manage my productivity using features, shortcuts, and best practices. She actually brought joy back to working through my inbox!" -- Robert Kyncl, CEO of Warner Music Group

"Uptime is a game changer for anyone seeking to maximize their productivity. Laura has a gift for creating and communicating tactics that not only are immediately actionable but also feel exciting to put into practice." -- Dr. Amantha Imber, host of the How I Work podcast and the bestselling author of Time Wise

"Like our Google Workspace products, Laura's strategies help individuals and organizations achieve the highest levels of productivity. Uptime highlights accessible methods to reach your full potential and is a must-read guide for everyone to benefit from the wisdom she's been sharing with Googlers for years." -- Thomas Kurian, CEO of Google Cloud

"Want to elevate your life to the next level? Look no further than Uptime. I've been coached by Laura, and her approach is nothing short of transformative. Get your hands on this book, and you'll discover how to be your best self--without the burnout." -- Jim Lecinski, professor of marketing at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management

"Uptime offers terrific and practical tips that allow you to keep your personal and professional life running at top form. Readers will discover a new way of working that maximizes their productivity and allows them to relax, refresh, and recharge during downtime. This book is for anyone looking to balance productivity and well-being." -- Jonathan Rosenberg, former SVP of Products at Google and the New York Times bestselling coauthor of Trillion Dollar Coach

"Uptime is an eminently practical guide to reclaiming your time and peace of mind. Inboxes are never-ending by nature; Laura Mae Martin will show you how to strategically design your days to free yourself from the riptides of reactive work." -- Jenny Blake, Webby-nominated podcaster and author of Free Time