Getting Things Done

Getting Things Done

The Art of Stress-free Productivity

eBook - 2015
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In today's world, yesterday's methods just don't work. Veteran coach and management consultant David Allen recognizes that time management is useless the minute your schedule is interrupted; setting priorities isn't relevant when your e-mail is down; procrastination solutions won't help if your goals aren't clear. Instead, Allen shares with readers the proven methods he has already introduced in seminars and at top organizations across the country. The key to Getting Things Done? Relaxation.Allen's premise is simple: our ability to be productive is directly proportional to our ability to relax. Only when our minds are clear and our thoughts are organized can we achieve stress-free productivity. His seamless system teaches us how to identify, track, and-most important-choose the next action on all our tasks, commitments, and projects and thus master all the demands on our time while unleashing our creative potential. The book's stylish, dynamic design makes it easy to...
Publisher: 2015
ISBN: 9780698161863
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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SimonJoe
May 04, 2018

The ideas in the book make sense & should carry positive effects in our daily life. However, the whole system could be explained clearly in no more than 60 minutes. It's actually much more efficient to read about this from online articles or videos, instead of going through a 300 pages book like this, which contains lots of redundant & not very well organized information.

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darcyhudjik
May 01, 2018

I loved how sensible this book is. Your mind has limited space to store all information that you try to memorize, so write it down. I now write everything down that I think will clutter my mind, it helps my thought process as well.

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LadySade
Mar 30, 2016

Gee, what took me so long?? I had this book on my 'to read' list for TOO LONG and finally started reading it when I realized it was coming due after three maxed out renewals. This book is worth a read for those who are looking to stop "talking" about getting productive and actually start "performing". I got some really good concepts that I began to immediately apply to my life.

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mimi2012
Aug 27, 2012

Pick and choose what works for You!

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tocch101
Aug 14, 2012

A good read that is straight forward and uncomplicated by expensive equipment or complex ideas. The book helps the individual feel invigorated to organized and stay organized.

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mclas
Jun 16, 2012

While the whole process he teaches seems rather overwhelming, there are great ideas that I could use to make a difference. I particularly found his discussion of ways to implement useful. Worth reading and then reviewing periodically.

bbaratz Feb 27, 2012

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abettig Feb 24, 2011

First book on organizing that really made sense to me. Listened to the audiobook first, then bought a hardcopy for myself so I can go back to whenever I want.

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GailAngel
Mar 16, 2010

borrowed from Nariman at first, worth reviewing periodically to stay on track

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