Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity

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Penguin Random House, Mar 25, 2015 - Self-management (Psychology) - 352 pages
The corporate time management guru shows readers how to get the job done efficiently in a world of technology glitches, constant interruptions, and fuzzy goals, sharing advice on how to reassess goals, plan projects, cope with change, and more. Contents:Part 1 The art of getting things done -- Chapter 1 A new practice for a new reality -- Chapter 2 Getting control of your life: the five steps of mastering workflow -- Chapter 3 Getting projects creatively under way: the five phases of project planning -- Part 2 Practicing stress-free productivity -- Chapter 4 Getting started: setting up the time, space, and tools -- Chapter 5 Capturing: corralling your stuff -- Chapter 6 Clarifying: getting in to empty -- Chapter 7 Organizing: setting up the right buckets -- Chapter 8 Reflecting: keeping it all fresh and functional -- Chapter 9 Engaging: making the best action choices -- Chapter 10 Getting projects under control -- Part 3 The power of the key principles -- Chapter 11 The power of the capturing habit -- Chapter 12 The power of the next-action decision -- Chapter 13 The power of outcome focusing -- Chapter 14 GTD and cognitive science -- Chapter 15 The path of GTD mastery -- Conclusion -- Appendix -- Index.

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About the author (2015)

Author and productivity consultant David Allen was born on December 28, 1945. He attended New College in Sarasota, Florida. He is the founder and chairman of the David Allen Company, which is a management consulting, coaching, and training company. He wrote three books: Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity; Ready for Anything: 52 Productivity Principles for Work and Life; and Making It All Work: Winning at the Game of Work and the Business of Life.

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