This is a summary of David Allen's book Getting Things Done, which focuses on his innovated method of improving organizational skills, increasing productivity, completing unfinished tasks, and putting into effect new systems to decide on new tasks and also how to go about them. He encapsulates the five organizational steps required to give structure to the process. He writes about different principles ways to select the new task, talks about a threefold model that will help in deciding on the work and the steps or targets to review the task.
This audiobook is the personal memoir of an urban couple's journey to farming rather than a how-to guide and is sure to delight those interested in moving to the country or simply learning more about the struggles of sustainable farming. When Tim and Liz Young decided to leave their comfortable suburban life and become first-time farmers in rural Georgia, they embarked on a journey that would change their lives.
"Not So Much"
This is a summary of Knapp, Zeratsky, and Kowitz's Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days. Entrepreneurs and leaders face big questions every day: What's the most important place to focus your effort, and how do you start? What will your idea look like in real life? How many meetings and discussions does it take before you can be sure you have the right solution? Now there's a surefire way to answer these important questions: the sprint.
Joe St. John wanders into a blizzard and falls through an opening that leads him to amazing, sometimes harrowing places where he encounters the major turning points in his life. Along the way, he revisits his missed opportunities, uncovers his life's core trauma, and is given mysterious geometrical symbols that hold the key to his future.
During the mid-19th century, a quarter of a million travelers - men, women, and children - followed the "road across the plains" to gold rush California. This magnificent chronicle - the second installment of Will Bagley's sweeping Overland West series - captures the danger, excitement, and heartbreak of America's first great rush for riches and its enduring consequences.
Start Prepping! is the ultimate guide to personal emergency preparedness. It will help your family comfortably survive manmade and natural disasters and stay safe from everyday violence. You can't hide from the risks we face, but you can prepare for them. Listen to Start Prepping! now, and give yourself some peace of mind - because the day after disaster strikes, it'll be too late.
"essential preparedness info for everyone"
A new officer talks about his personal experiences as a police officer in small-town, rural Texas. The stories are a compilation of fun events, unique experiences, and tragic circumstances as experienced by the author in his first five years of law enforcement. Full Report puts you in the driver's seat of a Texas patrol car and in the mind of a new police officer.
"Great read and listen!"
Alex Sedaka is surprised when California governor Chuck Dusenbury offers 11th-hour clemency to Clayton Burrow, Sedaka's death row client, on the condition that Burrow reveals where he buried the body. There's a problem: Burrow insists he is innocent and claims he was framed by the missing girl herself. Until then, Sedaka thought Burrow was guilty. Now he is not so sure. Thus begins a race against time to unravel the mystery, aided by his computer-savvy son, his loyal secretary, and his enigmatic legal intern.
"Not my narrator choice"
Everyone would benefit from seeing further into the future, whether buying stocks, crafting policy, launching a new product, or simply planning the week's meals. Unfortunately, people tend to be terrible forecasters. As Wharton professor Philip Tetlock showed in a landmark 2005 study, even experts' predictions are only slightly better than chance. However, an important and underreported conclusion of that study was that some experts do have real foresight, and Tetlock has spent the past decade trying to figure out why.
Take a deep introspective look in the mirror. Do you recognize the person you see? You think you do. But is that person in the mirror the person you thought you would be by this age? Or has life taken you on a long detour? The person you really wanted to be is your true identity. The person in the mirror is an imposter. Your life, purpose and true identity have been stolen from you and, without even knowing it, you were slowly transformed into the stranger who stands before you.
In this suspense novel set during the Korean War, Matthew Clark, the biographer of a respected and highly decorated army general, learns that there is a hidden side to his life, involving a brutal, covered-up murder, a secret mistress, and an abandoned illegitimate daughter. As he delves deeper, Matthew discovers an intriguing mystery and a tragic love in a world of surprises where nothing is at it seems.
Connor Murray is back! While fighting for his life in a personal crisis, Connor realizes, to his shock, that he must also fight his own government. Corrupt officials are tied to an ancient cause that is still playing itself out, in a very real way, in our lives today. And what is sugar? Sugar, at its root, is energy. Who controls energy controls the world. The black helicopters are coming....
"Relevant & Gripping"
When drafted into the army in 1943, A. Cleveland Harrison was a reluctant 18-year-old Arkansas student sure that he would not make a good soldier. But inside 30 months, he manfully bore arms and more. This audiobook is his memoir about becoming a soldier, a common infantryman among the ranks of those who truly won the war. Harrison's firsthand account is the full history of what happened to him in three units from 1943 to 1946.
The people in the neighborhood called him Crazy Ed. He sat, day after day, on an ashcan in the alley, staring at the dirty brick wall. Most didn't know where he had come from or why he was there, but Ed was a quiet man with silver hair and a sad expression on his face, so they left him alone. Few noticed him and most paid no attention whatsoever to him. Once in a while, if a spare moment presented itself, they wondered who he was, until one day Ed disappeared.