Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen

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Read Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity Online Free - 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.



Title : Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
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ISBN : 0142000280
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 267 pages


Reviews


Jamie rated it ★★★★☆

August 15, 2008

Ironically, looking in to the GTD (Getting Things Done) system has been bouncing around in the back of my head as something to do for quite some time now. This approach to maximizing productivity is popular among the nerdegalian, probably because of its minimum bullshit approach to actually proce...


Hannah rated it ★★☆☆☆

July 16, 2008

I like reading about organizing my life and being more productive, but I think the major lessons of this book could have been condensed in a page or two. Here are the things I remember: - 2 minute rule: if you remember to do something and it takes you less than two minutes to do it, just go ahead...


Jonatron rated it ★☆☆☆☆

July 18, 2017

I bought this book, and I read some of it. It sat on a shelf unfinished. I read some more. It sat in my car unfinished. I eventually made the decision to never finish it. I think this is self-explanatory. [Later...] Now I'm reading 26 Reasons Not to Use GTD, and it does a good job of articulating t...


Melynda rated it ★★★★★

July 29, 2007

I'm a big geek, and here's proof (if you needed it). I learned about GTD from Merlin Mann's 43 Folders site, and became an instant convert. Because I love folders, lists, diagrams, flow charts, of course, but most of all because with GTD, you have to have a labeller. I love my labeller. I love ma...


Bria rated it ★★☆☆☆

July 09, 2013

If you find yourself turning a little moist and your pulse quickening with pleasure when you read words and phrases such as: -High-performance workflow management -Family commitments -Priority factors -The ability to be successful, relaxed, and in control during these fertile but turbulent times dema...


Saud rated it ★★★★★

October 04, 2010

بالنسبة لي, هذا الكتاب هو ثالث أفضل كتاب قرأته في مجال تطوير الذات, بعد العادات السبع, وإدارة الأولويات لستيفن كوفي. في الحقيقة اني ترددت قبل كتابة هذه المراجعة, وسبب ذلك اني طبقت أفكار الكتاب لفترة ليست بالقصيرة ( وليست بالطويلة أيضاً ) وأود أن أشارك القراء الكثير من الارشادات والتنبيهات والحيل ل...


Josh rated it ★★★★★

July 27, 2008

I have not had much success applying strategies from productivity gurus. I am referring to books like "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People" by Steven Covey, and other books which share use top-down strategies to order our lives. There are two reasons why these have not worked for me. The...


Sarah rated it ★★☆☆☆

May 16, 2007

This book should have been a 3,000-word article. It was full of useless details (e.g. listing the types of materials out of which an inbox might be made), redundant to the point of making me crazy, and overflowing with multi-step systems for this, that, and the other (seriously, keeping the 3- or...


Letitia rated it ★★☆☆☆

August 21, 2007

David Allen's smirking white male face on the cover of this book may convince that he's successful...but the man should reserve his smirk for one on one business dealings. The biggest issue with this book is, I couldn't get it done. Getting Things Done is written for a non-existent audience: a...


Michael rated it ★★★★★

July 17, 2017

Probably the best self-help book I ever read - in any case the one I most adapted to the organization of my life. It does not have an annoying religious aura to it like 7 Habits or the selfish haberdashery spirit of How to Win Friends and Influence People, but is down to earth and highly practica...





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