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. Reasses 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  - Uwe Hook - Goodreads

This book was written in 2001, so unfortunately it covers none of the cool new web and software tools that are available to us today. And it feels very outdated. The meat of the book is the first half ... Read full review

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

User Review  - H_sh - Goodreads

We need to clear our heads of all the dreams promises and goals that we want in life because they pull on our attention. By this introduction David Allen was able to grab my attention to the ... Read full review

About the author (2011)

David Allen has had more than twenty years' experience as a management consultant, executive coach, and educator and is the president of David Allen & Co. He has been called one of the world's most influential thinkers on productivity.

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