Getting Things Done

The Art of Stress-Free Productivity

By David Allen
Penguin Books, Paperback, 9780142000281, 288pp.

Publication Date: December 2002

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Description

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. In "Getting Things Done" Allen shows how to: Apply the "do it, delegate it, defer it, drop it" rule to get your in-box to emptyReassess goals and stay focused in changing situationsPlan projects as well as get them unstuckOvercome feelings of confusion, anxiety, and being overwhelmedFeel fine about what you're not doing

From core principles to proven tricks, "Getting Things Done" can transform the way you work, showing you how to pick up the pace without wearing yourself down.




About the Author
David Allen is president of the David Allen Company and has more than two decades' experience as a management consultant and executive coach, having worked with organizations such as Merck, the Ford Foundation, and the U.S. Navy. He has been featured in "Fortune, Fast Company, The Wall Street Journal," the "Los Angeles Times," and many other publications.
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