Getting Things Done

Getting Things Done

The Art of Stress-free Productivity

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Publisher: New York, NY : Simon and Schuster Audio
Copyright Date: ℗2002
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc. - Distributor

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bulbatiff
Nov 07, 2018

Did not like. So boring. Not very well written. Not inspiring. Couldn't finish reading

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TheresaAJ
Jun 11, 2018

A great deal of this book is basic time management practice detailed in both physical and digital formats. The more valuable part of the book for me was Part 1: The Art of Getting Things Done and Part 3: The Power of the Key Principles. His descriptions of today's work world and its mental challenges lets the reader understand that everyone has too much to do and not enough time or energy to do it all. His method aims to get you to a mental place where you can focus on what needs to be done when. It's about managing your time, emotions, and creativity. Part 3 focuses on how his key principles can work for you with a detailed discussion about current psychological theories and business. This is not the most appealing book -- a small font is used on a very overcrowded page layout. You do wonder if the publisher mandated a 300-page book and the author's solution was just to keep making the font smaller.

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SimonJoe
May 04, 2018

The ideas in the book make sense & should carry positive effects in our daily life. However, the whole system could be explained clearly in no more than 60 minutes. It's actually much more efficient to read about this from online articles or videos, instead of going through a 300 pages book like this, which contains lots of redundant & not very well organized information.

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darcyhudjik
May 01, 2018

I loved how sensible this book is. Your mind has limited space to store all information that you try to memorize, so write it down. I now write everything down that I think will clutter my mind, it helps my thought process as well.

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LadySade
Mar 30, 2016

Gee, what took me so long?? I had this book on my 'to read' list for TOO LONG and finally started reading it when I realized it was coming due after three maxed out renewals. This book is worth a read for those who are looking to stop "talking" about getting productive and actually start "performing". I got some really good concepts that I began to immediately apply to my life.

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mimi2012
Aug 27, 2012

Pick and choose what works for You!

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tocch101
Aug 14, 2012

A good read that is straight forward and uncomplicated by expensive equipment or complex ideas. The book helps the individual feel invigorated to organized and stay organized.

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mclas
Jun 16, 2012

While the whole process he teaches seems rather overwhelming, there are great ideas that I could use to make a difference. I particularly found his discussion of ways to implement useful. Worth reading and then reviewing periodically.

bbaratz Feb 27, 2012

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abettig Feb 24, 2011

First book on organizing that really made sense to me. Listened to the audiobook first, then bought a hardcopy for myself so I can go back to whenever I want.

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TheresaAJ
Jun 11, 2018

Bright people have the capability of freaking out faster and more dramatically than anyone else.

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