Extreme Productivity has ratings and 97 reviews. Robert C. Pozen taught a full course load at Harvard Business School while serving as the full-time. Required reading for professionals—and aspiring professionals—of all levels.”— Shirley Ann Jackson, President of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute a. Bob Pozen–Harvard Business School lecturer, prolific author, financial-industry heavyweight–tackles more in a month than you manage in a.

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Bob really knows how to lead a discussion, get the group engaged, and drive to a consensus on what to do. Start out with a joke. Then, needing to support his family, he became partner at a D. Editorial Reviews From Booklist Academic and former executive Pozen offers his set of recommendations on productivity, urging us to adopt a proper mind-set, to focus on the results we seek rather than the hours we work.

There was one tip in particular that helped me keep my inbox and my desk cleared off better. While I think everyone would probably pick up some tips to becoming more productive, those in the corporate setting will gain the most from this book, and some people will find chapters that don’t relate to them as much.

In some ways, Pozen even has some of the same ideas as Ferris Pozen does not offer a magical or inexplicable solutions to productivity woes, he merely categorizes and explains an array of optimization produtcivity, that when applied in unison, will add to form noticeable productivity gains.


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Extreme Productivity: Boost Your Results, Reduce Your Hours

Pozen writes from experience, and those who wish to rise to an executive position will find a lot to help them in this book.

Not only was it dry but I had no way to relate to it. Quotes from Extreme Productiv Not Enabled Screen Reader: If it’s something menial that can’t just be dealt with quickly, you may need to be a little more strategic, but don’t procrastinate, Pozen says: Avoid meetings when possible.

Offering antidotes to a calendar full of boring meetings and a backlog of e-mails, Extreme Productivity explains how to determine your highest priorities and match them with how you actually spend your time.

I still like to “listen” his angle. Pozen, in addition to being a senior lecturer at Harvard Business School, is the author of six books and a number of articles. His ideas are for all types of professionals, and he suggests action for certain stages of their careers.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. He’s not a bad guy for sure, and it’s not a bad book, A quick, easy read with practical advice. When figuring out your rankings, he suggests keeping in mind what you like and what your strengths are, the purpose behind each goal and how they fit into broader overall needs for you or your organization. The Day Productivity Plan: There are a lot more useful ideas on Lifehacker. Consider, for instance, how many college guys want to become sportscasters.


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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Is no a dry book. Part 2, Productivity Every Day, has three chapters as well.

No trivia or quizzes yet. If the task is important, handle it immediately. The book is an easy read — on the train home, 25 minutes at night — and you can bounce around to skip chapters that may not be relevant like tips for travelling if you don’t travel for work. The fifth and final part, Pursuing a Productive Life, concludes the book with these three chapters: A quick, easy read with practical advice. And for someone that you might expect to be a bit old-school, I like that Pozen has embraced the flexible workplace.

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These ideas can be applied to just about anything by anyone.