Genre: Business & Investing
Author: David Allen
This is a excellent book and the content is superb. It is a valuable guide to improve your organizational skills and focus on completion of tasks. Unfortunately, the book is somewhat boring and cumbersome to read with the level of detail included. Its much more like a textbook than a pickup and read through book. The technique and ideas that Allen teaches are proven to be effective and used by thousands (just search google for GTD).
Basically, the premise of his technique is not redoing the same thing over and over in dealing and sorting with a busy schedule and instead, turning everything from a pile into a managed set of simple actions. Sorted and processed according to your schedule and priorities. If these actions are followed through on, you become more focused on completion of your tasks and you simply avoid repetitive work. I like the technique, practice many parts of it, just haven’t taken it to the level of detail (some might say ‘anal’ detail) that Allen recommends.
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