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Getting things done : the art of stress-free productivity

Author: David Allen
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on the premise that productivity is directly proportional to one's ability to handle tasks in a relaxed manner, the author offers strategies for self-management that minimize stress and enhance one's focus and efficiency.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
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Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Allen
ISBN: 0670889067 9780670889068 0670899240 9780670899241 9780142000281 0142000280 0786555807 9780786555802
OCLC Number: 44868871
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiv, 267 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The art of getting things done. A new practice for a new reality ; Getting control of your life : the five stages of mastering workflow ; Getting projects creatively under way : the five phases of project planning --
Practicing stress-free productivity. Getting started : setting up the time, space, and tools ; Collection : corralling your "stuff" ; Processing : getting "in" to empty ; Organizing : setting up the right buckets ; Reviewing : keeping your system functional ; Doing : making the best action choices ; Getting projects under control --
The power of the key principles. The power of the collection habit ; The power of the next-action decision ; The power of outcome focusing.
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In this guide to better time management, Allen shares with readers the proven methods he has already introduced in seminars and at top organizations across the country. The book's stylish design  Read more...

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"I am a devout, card-carrying GTD true believer. . . . The entire approach has boosted not only my productivity but also my wider well-being. But what amazes me just as much is how deeply GTD has Read more...

 
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A must read !

by StanAgile (WorldCat user published 2018-04-22) Excellent Permalink

Started this book years ago and it took me all that time to implement... and still does today. 

Principles are simple yet you'll need discipline to master them, but once you do, expect your productivity to dangerously increase :)

Getting things done is our motto at Zenkit, we want...
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A put into practice review of GTD.

by spillingbuckets (WorldCat user published 2008-07-29) Excellent Permalink

A fantastic, life altering read!

Allen's main idea is that your brain loses productivity when it is bogged down by a million things to do, so by removing all of these things from your head you greatly increase the ability to get things done. A good analogy, and one he uses in the book,...
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