Getting Things Done: How to achieve stress-free productivity

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Little, Brown Book Group, Sep 22, 2011 - 288 pages
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Is your workload overwhelming? Does it just keep mounting up while your stress levels reach fever pitch? In Getting Things Done David Allen teaches you how to keep a clear head, relax and organise your thoughts while implementing the methods that he has introduced at organisations like Microsoft, Lockheed and the US Department of Justice: Learn the 'do it, delegate it, defer it, drop it' principle to empty your in-tray. Handle e-mail, paperwork and unexpected demands in a system of self-management. Plan and progress projects. Reassess goals and stay focused. Apply the two minute rule when deciding what to do now and what to defer. Overcome feelings of anxiety and being overwhelmed. With clear and specific methods and advice, David Allen's tried and trusted formula for business efficiency could transform the way you operate and your experience of work.

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An easy read, and full of good advice. - Goodreads
Good book but (for me) it was hard to read. - Goodreads
Reference material in a good way! - Goodreads
It was a quick read and I loved the premise. - Goodreads
I do have to say, the writing is not the best. - Goodreads
Some good tips, but mostly common sense stuff. - Goodreads

Review: Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity

User Review  - Toby - Goodreads

The entire book can be summed up by a PDF. This was pretty much worthless grandstanding and a cash grab. Read full review

Review: Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity

User Review  - Adam - Goodreads

You may not implement everything he puts forward here, but one thing is for sure: if you want to be the best steward with your time, you can't do it without giving this a quick read. I loved it. Read full review

About the author (2011)

David Allen is the internationally bestselling author of Getting Things Done and Ready for Anything. He is the chairman and founder of the David Allen Company, a global management and consulting company, widely recognized as the world’s leading authority in developing personal and organization capacity.

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