Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
In today's world, yesterday's methods just don't work. In Getting Things Done, veteran coach and management consultant David Allen shares the breakthrough methods for stress-free performance that he has introduced to tens of thousands of people across the country. Allen's premise is simple: our... show more
In today's world, yesterday's methods just don't work. In Getting Things Done, veteran coach and management consultant David Allen shares the breakthrough methods for stress-free performance that he has introduced to tens of thousands of people across the country. Allen's premise is simple: our productivity is directly proportional to our ability to relax. Only when our minds are clear and our thoughts are organized can we achieve effective productivity and unleash our creative potential. In Getting Things Done Allen shows how to: * Apply the "do it, delegate it, defer it, drop it" rule to get your in-box to empty * Reassess goals and stay focused in changing situations * Plan projects as well as get them unstuck * Overcome feelings of confusion, anxiety, and being overwhelmed * Feel fine about what you're not doing From core principles to proven tricks, Getting Things Done can transform the way you work, showing you how to pick up the pace without wearing yourself down.
Publish date: December 31st 2002
Pages no: 267
Edition language: English
If nothing else it made me think about how I do things and how I might make things work better. While I mightn't agree with all his methods, it does make sense to have a method to deal with things and make sure that you have a plan in place for dealing with the various things that arrive on your pl...
Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen (?)
I appreciated the simple approach to productivity advocated in this book. The method is not so complex that it can't be implemented (I've been around people that use it.) and the explanations include enough examples that I find I can find where I fit in the process. I've going to have to buy my own...
I love productivity books, and try to read one at the start of every year. My take-away from this one is the value of the "two-minute rule": If you find out or decide something needs to be done and you can do it in 2 minutes, do it right now. If it takes longer to set up a note to remind yourself to...
Some good ideas. A little too much biased towards physical vs. digital organization for me.