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Getting Things Done
Getting Things Done
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BOOK DETAILS

  • Paperback
  • Dec.31.2002
  • 9780142000281
  • Penguin

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Featured in Fortune, and labeled by Fast Company as "the guru of personal productivity," David Allen has over 20 years experience as a management consultant, productivity coach, and educator. In his bestselling book, GETTING THINGS DONE: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity, Allen shares with readers the proven productivity strategies that he has developed consulting at such top organizations as New York Life, the World Bank, Microsoft, the Ford Foundation and the U.S. Navy. A breakthrough book on productivity written by a dynamic author with national recognition, GETTING THINGS DONE has changed thousands of people's lives since it was originally published in hardcover in January 2001. Now five years later this book is a national best seller. This shows how valuable and effective this book has proved to anyone looking to achieve their goals in life and work...
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Featured in Fortune, and labeled by Fast Company as "the guru of personal productivity," David Allen has over 20 years experience as a management consultant, productivity coach, and educator. In his bestselling book, GETTING THINGS DONE: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity, Allen shares with readers the proven productivity strategies that he has developed consulting at such top organizations as New York Life, the World Bank, Microsoft, the Ford Foundation and the U.S. Navy.

A breakthrough book on productivity written by a dynamic author with national recognition, GETTING THINGS DONE has changed thousands of people's lives since it was originally published in hardcover in January 2001. Now five years later this book is a national best seller. This shows how valuable and effective this book has proved to anyone looking to achieve their goals in life and work with the minimum amount of stress and the maximum degree of efficiency and flexibility. Whether you are an executive, student, or run a business and/or household, GETTING THINGS DONE will teach you the tips and tricks of how to get--and stay--on top of it all.

Part I of GETTING THINGS DONE, describes Allen's whole system, Part II coaches you through implementing the system, and Part III explores the subtler and more profound benefits you will experience when you incorporate these core principles into your work and your life. Allen's program is instantly accessible and requires no new skills at all-just a new way of approaching things that enter the threshold of your work and life.

"You need to do something about what you are thinking and you need to think about the things that you are doing."

-David Allen

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About David

David Allen is widely recognized as the world's leading expert on personal and organizational productivity. His twenty-five-year pioneering research and coaching to corporate managers and CEOs of some of America's most prestigious corporations and institutions has earned him...

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