Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress (by David Allen)

Getting Things Done
Getting Things Done


ISBN: 9780349408941Number of Pages: 352
Publisher:  Piatkus BooksBook Title: Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress
Publication Year: 2015Target Audience: Trade
Author: David AllenReading Age: 18+


Getting Things Done is a classic work of time management.

In today’s world, where the amount of information and workload has doubled, some old working methods have lost their usefulness.

Everyone in the workplace has this experience more or less: heavy pressure; too many things are confused; it seems that you are always being chased by various tasks and goals…

David Allen, the master of time management, will guide you out of the quagmire of planning and implementation and lead you to the other side of efficiency and ease. The key to keeping things in order is to be calm and relaxed.

Through Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress , we could learn the principle of “Execution, Assignment, Delay and Abandonment”.

Achieve the perfect management of mails, written materials and all archives.

Reasonably plan and subdivide tasks, so as to put the work on the road of benign and efficient operation.

Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress is one of the best books on self discipline, Best Discipline Books In 2022

About the Author

David Allen is known as the world’s most influential thinker on efficiency, he is the keynote speaker and host of New York Life, the World Bank, the Ford Foundation, the U.S. Navy and other organizations, and holds various seminars for individuals and organizations throughout the country.

He is the chairman of David Allen Company and has more than 35 years of experience as a management consultant and executive coach.

His works are mainly published by Fast Company, Fortune magazine, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal and many other institutions. Getting Things Done has been published in more than 30 countries.

Allen lives in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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Table of Contents

Part I The Way to Calm

  • Chapter 1 New Situation and Practice
  • Chapter 2 Controlling Life: Five Stages of Horizontal Management Workflow
  • Chapter 3 Control Project: 5 Phases of Longitudinal Management Project Plan

Part II Keep away from pressure and improve efficiency

  • Chapter 4 Preparation: Determine Time, Space and Tools
  • Chapter 5 Collection Stage: Collect Materials
  • Chapter 6 Clearing Stage: Empty Folder
  • Chapter 7 Organization Stage: Establish a List
  • Chapter 8 Review Phase: Ensuring the Effective Operation of the System
  • Chapter 9 Implementation Phase: Selecting the Most Suitable Action
  • Chapter 10 Control Project of the Institute

Part Three Three Key Principles

  • Chapter 11 Principle 1: Develop the habit of collecting
  • Chapter 12 Principle 2: Determine “Next Steps”
  • Chapter 13 Principle 3: Learn to pay attention to the results
  • Chapter 14 GTD and Cognitive Science
  • Chapter 15 The Way of GTD Improvement

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