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Getting Things Done

The Art of Stress-Free Productivity

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Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English

About the Book

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.

First Sentence

It's possible for a person to have an overwhelming number of things to do and still function productively with a clear head and a positive sense of relaxed control.

Table of 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 Stages 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 Collection: Corralling Your “Stuff”
Chapter 6 Processing: Getting “In” to Empty
Chapter 7 Organizing: Setting Up the Right Buckets
Chapter 8 Reviewing: Keeping Your System Functional
Chapter 9 Doing: 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 Collection Habit
Chapter 12 The Power of the Next-Action Decisions
Chapter 13 The Power of Outcome Focusing

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL7360123M
Internet Archive
gettingthingsdon00alle
ISBN 10
0142000280
ISBN 13
9780142000281
Library Thing
1844807
Goodreads
1633
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