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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I started reading the background articles in Fast Company and his website in the mid to late 1990s. This book was ground breaking! Read full review

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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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