Getting Things Done

Author: David Allen
Publisher: Penguin Group Australia
ISBN: 9781760141295
Release Date: 2015-03-25
Genre: Business & Economics

Discover David Allen's powerful methods for stress-free performance at work and in life - now completely updated. David Allen's Getting Things Done was hailed as 'the definitive business self-help book of the decade' (Time) when it was first published almost fifteen years ago, and ' GTD' has since become shorthand for an entire culture of personal organization that offers to change the way people work and live. Now the veteran coach and management consultant has rewritten the book from start to finish, tweaking his classic text with new perspectives on today's workplace and incorporating new data that validates his timeless admonition that 'your hear is for having ideas - not for holding them!' 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 results and unleash our creative potential. From core principles to proven tricks, Getting Things Done will teach you to: Apply the 'do it, delegate it, defer it, drop it' rule to get your in-box empty Reassess goals and stay focused in changing situations Plan and unstick projects Overcome feelings of confusion, anxiety, and being overwhelmed Feel fine about what you're not doing

Getting Things Done for Teens

Author: David Allen
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9780349421407
Release Date: 2018-07-10
Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction

'As a GTD devotee for nearly two decades, I know how these principles have transformed my own work life. So I'm thrilled that David Allen is bringing his brilliance to the most important audience of all: Our young people. Today's teenagers face a tsunami of distractions and pressures. This practical and powerful book will ease their stress and focus their minds in ways that will last a lifetime' - Daniel H. Pink, New York Times bestselling author of When and Drive 'If you learn these techniques, they'll pay off for decades' - Charles Duhigg, New York Times bestselling author of The Power of Habit The most interconnected generation in history is navigating unimaginable amounts of social pressure, both in personal and online interactions. Very little time, focus or education is being spent teaching and coaching this generation how to navigate the unprecedented amount of 'stuff' entering their lives each day. How do we help the overloaded and distracted next generation deal with increasing complexity and help them not only survive, but thrive? How do we help them experience stress-free productivity and gain momentum and confidence? How do we help them achieve autonomy, so that they can confidently take on whatever comes their way? Getting Things Done for Teens will train the next generation to overcome these obstacles and flourish by coaching them to use the internationally renowned Getting Things Done methodology. In its two editions, David Allen's classic has been translated into dozens of languages and sold over a million copies, establishing itself as one of the most influential business books of its era, and the ultimate book on personal organization. Getting Things Done for Teens will adapt its lessons by offering a fresh take on the GTD methodology, framing life as a game to play and GTD as the game pieces and strategies to play your most effective game. It presents GTD in a highly visual way and frames the methodology as not only as a system for being productive in school, but as a set of tools for everyday life. Getting Things Done for Teens is the how-to manual for the next generation - a strategic guidebook for creating the conditions for a fruitful and effective future.

The Procrastinator s Guide to Getting Things Done

Author: Monica Ramirez Basco
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781606234808
Release Date: 2009-12-21
Genre: Psychology

Everyone waits till the last minute sometimes. But many procrastinators pay a significant price, from poor job performance to stress, financial problems, and relationship conflicts. Fortunately, just as anyone can endlessly delay, anyone can learn how to stop! Cognitive-behavioral therapy expert Monica Ramirez Basco shows exactly how in this motivating guide. Dr. Basco peppers the book with easy-to-relate-to examples from "recovering procrastinators"--including herself. Inviting quizzes, exercises, and practical suggestions help you: *Understand why you procrastinate. *Start with small changes that lead to big improvements. *Outsmart your own delaying tactics. *Counteract self-doubt and perfectionism. *Build crucial skills for getting things done today.

The Truth About Getting Things Done

Author: Mark Fritz
Publisher: Pearson UK
ISBN: 9780273741510
Release Date: 2010-04-08
Genre: Self-Help

The Truth About Getting Things Done pulls together the most powerful 'truths' that encourage you to focus on doing what is really necessary. The 'truth by truth' format is in short and easy to digest chapters that make it quick and easy to find the advice that will make all the difference to your productivity. The Truth About Getting Things Done combines the success principles provided by many motivational books, as well as the practical ideas and tools for getting things done provided by time management books. This book will inspire you to take action with it's practical insights, ideas and examples. Once you have started to get things done, you will learn how to both build and maintain a high level of motivation. Part of The Truth About Series, each title covers an entire field of knowledge in a sharp and entertaining way. With approximately 50 honest answers to important questions in every book, you will find yourself thinking ‘aha’ as you read each page. The Truth and nothing but The Truth.

Getting Things Done

Author: David Allen
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780698161863
Release Date: 2015-03-17
Genre: Business & Economics

"The Bible of business and personal productivity" —Lifehack "A completely revised and updated edition of the blockbuster bestseller from 'the personal productivity guru'"—Fast Company Since it was first published almost fifteen years ago, David Allen’s Getting Things Done has become one of the most influential business books of its era, and the ultimate book on personal organization. “GTD” is now shorthand for an entire way of approaching professional and personal tasks, and has spawned an entire culture of websites, organizational tools, seminars, and offshoots. Allen has rewritten the book from start to finish, tweaking his classic text with important perspectives on the new workplace, and adding material that will make the book fresh and relevant for years to come. This new edition of Getting Things Done will be welcomed not only by its hundreds of thousands of existing fans but also by a whole new generation eager to adopt its proven principles. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Ready for Anything

Author: David Allen
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0143034545
Release Date: 2004-12-01
Genre: Self-Help

The author of Getting Things Done and editor of the popular e-newsletter Principles of Productivity presents fifty-two principles for working productively and with stability while reducing stress and enhancing creativity. Reprint.

Get Things Done

Author: Robert Kelsey
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780857083227
Release Date: 2014-02-07
Genre: Business & Economics

Robert Kelsey’s What’s Stopping You? has become a self-help classic. His What’s Stopping You? books have helped thousands of people worldwide overcome their limiting beliefs and bash through their barriers to success. Now Robert is back to help us defeat the obstacles that stop us achieving more in our everyday lives. Many of us have the greatest of intentions but find ourselves procrastinating, which results in low attainment and frustrated ambitions. Grounded in solid psychological research Robert helps us examine why we might have these tendencies and how to overcome them in order to feel more together, in control and on-top of everything. Looks at the psychology behind why we procrastinate, in order to understand and change our behaviour, forming new, effective habits Provides practical solutions to help us ‘get things done’ in real life situations including meetings, on the phone, with e-mail, looking for a job and starting a business Includes techniques to improve focus and aid concentration Examines how disorganisation is not innate and how we can learn processes that will allow us to be more effective How to bring control to certain areas of your life and reduce stress and uncertainty Get Things Done is emotional ergonomics for the organisationally-challenged individual – at home, at work, with themselves, and with others.

Grammar to Get Things Done

Author: Darren Crovitz
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781134836871
Release Date: 2016-11-10
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

CO-PUBLISHED BY ROUTLEDGE AND THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH Grammar to Get Things Done offers a fresh lens on grammar and grammar instruction, designed for middle and secondary pre-service and in-service English teachers. It shows how form, function, and use can help teachers move away from decontextualized grammar instruction (such as worksheets and exercises emphasizing rule-following and memorizing conventional definitions) and begin considering grammar in applied contexts of everyday use. Modules (organized by units) succinctly explain common grammatical concepts. These modules help English teachers gain confidence in their own understanding while positioning grammar instruction as an opportunity to discuss, analyze, and produce language for real purposes in the world. An important feature of the text is attention to both the history of and current attitudes about grammar through a sociocultural lens, with ideas for teachers to bring discussions of language-as-power into their own classrooms.

Execution

Author: Larry Bossidy
Publisher: Crown Business
ISBN: 9780307591463
Release Date: 2009-11-10
Genre: Business & Economics

The book that shows how to get the job done and deliver results . . . whether you’re running an entire company or in your first management job Larry Bossidy is one of the world’s most acclaimed CEOs, a man with few peers who has a track record for delivering results. Ram Charan is a legendary advisor to senior executives and boards of directors, a man with unparalleled insight into why some companies are successful and others are not. Together they’ve pooled their knowledge and experience into the one book on how to close the gap between results promised and results delivered that people in business need today. After a long, stellar career with General Electric, Larry Bossidy transformed AlliedSignal into one of the world’s most admired companies and was named CEO of the year in 1998 by Chief Executive magazine. Accomplishments such as 31 consecutive quarters of earnings-per-share growth of 13 percent or more didn’t just happen; they resulted from the consistent practice of the discipline of execution: understanding how to link together people, strategy, and operations, the three core processes of every business. Leading these processes is the real job of running a business, not formulating a “vision” and leaving the work of carrying it out to others. Bossidy and Charan show the importance of being deeply and passionately engaged in an organization and why robust dialogues about people, strategy, and operations result in a business based on intellectual honesty and realism. The leader’s most important job—selecting and appraising people—is one that should never be delegated. As a CEO, Larry Bossidy personally makes the calls to check references for key hires. Why? With the right people in the right jobs, there’s a leadership gene pool that conceives and selects strategies that can be executed. People then work together to create a strategy building block by building block, a strategy in sync with the realities of the marketplace, the economy, and the competition. Once the right people and strategy are in place, they are then linked to an operating process that results in the implementation of specific programs and actions and that assigns accountability. This kind of effective operating process goes way beyond the typical budget exercise that looks into a rearview mirror to set its goals. It puts reality behind the numbers and is where the rubber meets the road. Putting an execution culture in place is hard, but losing it is easy. In July 2001 Larry Bossidy was asked by the board of directors of Honeywell International (it had merged with AlliedSignal) to return and get the company back on track. He’s been putting the ideas he writes about in Execution to work in real time.

Getting Things Done in 30 Minutes The Expert Guide to David Allen s Critically Acclaimed Book

Author: The 30 Minute Expert Series
Publisher:
ISBN: 1623151856
Release Date: 2013-06-01
Genre: Business & Economics

DON'T GET BURIED IN YOUR TO-DO LISTS. Getting Things Done ...in 30 minutes is the essential guide to quickly understanding how to increase efficiency and stress-free productivity in all areas of life. Understand the key ideas of Getting Things Done in a fraction of the time, using this guide's: Concise synopsis, which examines the principles of Getting Things Done In-depth analysis of key concepts, such as "Next-Action Thinking" and the "Two-Minute Rule" Practical applications for increasing productivity and reducing stress Insightful background on author David Allen and the origins of the book Extensive glossary, recommended reading list, and bibliography In Getting Things Done, author David Allen encapsulates thirty years of lessons learned from his role as a corporate productivity consultant and coach to major corporations, executive clients, and institutions. Offering practical knowledge on increasing individual and institutional productivity, Allen consolidates his strategies into a how-to manual for those looking to accomplish more in their professional and personal lives. Allen describes in detail how to set up a comprehensive system for dealing with all the mental and physical "stuff," as he calls it, that clutters the mind, living spaces, and workplaces. Identifying basic organizational and cognitive techniques essential to improving time-management skills, Getting Things Done lays out methods for uncluttering the mind and gaining control over all your responsibilities. According to Allen, genuine and exhaustive organization of one's communications, paperwork, information, and commitments leads to an expanded capacity for innovation, creativity, and self-confidence. A guide to mastering workflow, Getting Things Done offers a practical method for eliminating anxiety, minimizing stress, and achieving optimal productivity. About the 30 Minute Expert Series The 30 Minute Expert Series is designed for busy individuals interested in exploring a book's ideas, history, application, and critical reception. The series offers detailed analyses, critical presentations of key ideas and their application, extensive reading lists for additional information, and contextual understanding of the work of leading authors. Designed as companions to the original works, the 30 Minute Expert Series enables readers to develop expert knowledge of important works ...in 30 minutes. As with all books in the 30 Minute Expert Series, this book is intended to be purchased alongside the reviewed title, Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity.

Smart and Gets Things Done

Author: Avram Joel Spolsky
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 1430202548
Release Date: 2007-10-17
Genre: Computers

A "good" programmer can outproduce five, ten, and sometimes more run-of-the-mill programmers. The secret to success for any software company then is to hire the good programmers. But how to do that? In Joel on Hiring, Joel Spolsky draws from his experience both at Microsoft and running his own successful software company based in New York City. He writes humorously, but seriously about his methods for sorting resumes, for finding great candidates, and for interviewing, in person and by phone. Joel’s methods are not complex, but they do get to the heart of the matter: how to recognize a great developer when you see one.

The Lean Email Simple System

Author: Kosio Angelov
Publisher:
ISBN: 1492266450
Release Date: 2013-06-25
Genre:

Imagine a world where your email inbox gets to zero messages on a regular basis.A world where email is a communication tool that helps you get more work done and stay in touch with family and friends.A world where your email is not the cause of stress and anxiety at the face of countless unread messages.Imagine a place where you don't need to spend endless hours in your inbox, because you only get important emails that require just a quick reply.A place where you control your email, instead of it controlling you.This world does exist and it can become your reality with the help of this book.You'll learn a simple to implement system that will help you achieve inbox zero in 60 days or less. You'll become more efficient, better communicator and spend a lot less time in your inbox.

Making It All Work

Author: David Allen
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9780748123988
Release Date: 2010-11-04
Genre: Business & Economics

David Allen's Getting Things Done hit a nerve and ignited a movement with businesses, students, soccer moms, and techies all the way from Silicon Valley to Europe and Asia. Now, David Allen leads the world on a new path to achieve focus, control, and perspective. Throw out everything you know about productivity - Making It All Work will make life and work a game you can win. For those who have already experienced the clarity of mind from reading Getting Things Done, Making It All Work will take the process to the next level. David Allen shows us how to excel in dealing with our daily commitments, the unexpected, and the information overload that threatens to drown us. Making It All Work provides an instantly usable, success-building tool kit for staying ahead of the game. Making It All Work addresses: how to figure out where you are in life and what you need; how to be your own consultant and a CEO of your life; moving from hope to trust in decision-making; when not to set goals; harnessing intuition, spontaneity, and serendipity; and why life is like business and business is like life.

What Motivates Getting Things Done

Author: Mary Lamia
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 1538121905
Release Date: 2018-10-08
Genre: Education

Mary Lamia explores the emotional lives of people who are successful in their endeavors--both procrastinators and non-procrastinators alike--to illustrate how human motivation works and how to make the most of it. She illustrates how so-called negative emotions like distress, fear, and shame can drive the achievement of goals.

Coaching for Leadership

Author: Marshall Goldsmith
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118235317
Release Date: 2012-03-12
Genre: Business & Economics

PRAISE FOR COACHING FOR LEADERSHIP "What a resource! In Coaching for Leadership, the world's best coaches come together to present an advanced tutorial on the art of coaching. Anyone interested in becoming an executive coach, either as an individual practice or within his or her organization, must immediately buy and read this essential hands-on guide" —Sally Helgesen, author The Female Vision and The Web of Inclusion "This exceptional book is a must read for individuals at all levels of organization. Coaches, HR managers, and executives hoping to become coaches will benefit greatly from the concepts, practices, and techniques brought to light in Coaching for Leadership." —Vijay Govindarajan, professor at Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth; best-selling author of The Other Side of Innovation: Solving the Execution Challenge "This book is very important and valuable for executives who are reaching retirement and moving into another important area of contribution: coaching others to become effective executives. It is no less significant for corporate HR executives who are increasingly called upon to manage coaching interventions on behalf of their companies' leaders." —D. Quinn Mills, professor, Harvard Business School "Coaching for Leadership explores powerful new ways to motivate your entire organization. Individuals at every level of the company will benefit from the concepts in this book." —Ken Blanchard, author, Leading at a Higher Level and The One-Minute Manager