Review of Getting Things Done
Copyright © David Allen, 2001
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The metaphor of the stress-free mind as a still pond encapsulates the message of David Allen’s best-selling book. But you don’t reach Allen’s placid pond via a quiet, Zen-like path. Instead, you build and maintain an organizational system so efficient that you never need to worry about any task once you feed it to the machine. Allen’s manual for a productive life can help anyone who is dealing with stress or an overheated to-do list. He provides multiple fresh approaches to generating new efficiencies in your life and work.
About the Author
David Allen, president of David Allen & Company, has been a keynote speaker and facilitator for multiple corporate and organizational clients. He writes a biweekly email newsletter, “Productivity Principles.”
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8 months agoGreat ideas instilled in just 15 minutes read, really grateful to getabstract team. I will try my best to implement these ideas in my own life. Kudos, team Getabstract.
11 months agoGreat summary and book!
3 years agoreally helpfull, works great in combination with Onenote
3 years agoGood summary but its missing the whole part of the book dedicated to things you'd like to do if you had the time
4 years agoThis book has some simple and greatest ideas. I've already applied a few ideas, and that works ;)
7 years agoExcellent ideas about systematically moving through work. I will be applying some form of these actions to my own systems.