Allen's premise is simple: our ability to be productive is directly proportional to our ability to relax. Only when our minds are clear and our thoughts are organized can we achieve stress-free productivity and unleash our creative potential. He teaches us how to:
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"[Allen is] the personal productivity guru." (Fast Company)
I enjoy listening to author narrated books. The author's intentions come through far more clearly.
While this book is designed for executives, there are only a few things I can't use. Very much worth my time and effort. Clearing my mind's 'RAM' has already helped!
This is tough content to convey / present audibly and the narrator author does a reasonable job. There are stretches where so much information is being presented that one should be seated at a desk and taking notes. The PDF attachments help.
In general, this is an area that audible books could stand to improve. Why not include as part of the audio file supporting images and text that could be linked in the 'now playing' window in the Audible player? Devices could easily manage a few more megs of information.
Anyone who considers themselves to be unorganized or frequently overwhelmed by tasks.
I'm a teacher overseas. I listen because its nice to hear your native language without music or pictures.
Yes because I wouldn't have picked it up to read it, but the PDF with really helped too.
David Allen's explanation of how our brains plan naturally.
Great stuff, even though I am not good at it, it has helped me procrastinate less.
Yes, By following the principles in this book and follow each step that has been clearly laid out for you, it can be life altering. These principles have been put to the test by top executives across the country and all types of organizations. If it works for them it will work for you so long and you DO IT.
Amazing book. Can't wait to implement these methods. May need one more quick listen of the chapters specific to setting up this system. I will use the 1 1/2x or 2x read rate to get through it faster.
I think this system really could work. Fingers crossed.
Yes, in fact I already have a couple of times.
The guy who freaks out over his tax form to the extent that he figures that he'll go to jail
The main reason I like this book is that he forces you to deal with every bit of
Short and to the point. The techniques that David Allen discusses in this book are lifesavers when it comes to getting your professional & personal life organized.
David brought to the table some excellent information that worked me through some areas of organization that I was trying to achieve but just didn't have the time to research, explore and try/fail. This was a breath of fresh air that launched me to the next level of organization. The stress of having all our stuff stored in our head
the narrator, dry and monotone.
the tips on getting organized.
Yes get organized.
good book, helped me a lot.
Audible has saved my life! I have an hour and a half commute to LA twice a week and listening to these books helps me stay awake and enjoy the time.
Unoriginal ideas plague this audiobook. I would not suggest this to anyone. Please don't purchase this.
Not worth the money
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