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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The book is well organized and the priductivity style allows for a quick read. That our brains can not effeciently create and critic at the same time.

Extreme Productivity: Boost Your Results, Reduce Your Hours

Ultimately, it is within your power to boost your results and reduce your working hours. Decide what your purpose in reading is. I’m a believer in considering several different sources for organization and productivity, and combining the advice from the sources that works best for each person.

He’s written six books and hundreds of articles, raised a family with his wife of more than four productlvity, and served on many boards of local charities and public companies. If you do manage others, and have a boss to report to, these chapters provide some great suggestions for being more productive.

Design The 15 coolest interfaces of the year. Productiviity of Chapter 12 1. Extrems book is not very good at all. Pozen, conversely, only presents information that is grounded in research and merely extends that information to relate to business endeavor.


There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Unfortunately, lots of managers still put more emphasis on hours worked than on results produced. But I was thoroughly impressed by Mr Pozen’s effort after reading through. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Preview — Extreme Productivity by Robert C. Easy to understand and implement.

He also doesn’t have you create endless todo lists. Not Enabled Screen Reader: The exhreme will teach you how to prioritize important tasks, end procrastination and generally become more efficient. It’s like reading a very long blog post about working less for more results For me, the book offered nothing new. It’s the best way, in my opinion, for you to get more done at work while enjoying more time with your friends and family.

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His own attention span is short and his work and writing is somewhat sloppy, so I continue to dip into his works looking for little nuggets that help. And for someone that you might expect to be a bit old-school, I like that Pozen has embraced the flexible workplace. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Lozen is another that will be hard for many of us, but is perhaps the most important step, because despite how it often may seem, life is not a game you win by being the most productive and working the longest hours. Lists with This Book.


Bob Pozen, Master Of Extreme Productivity, Shares His 3 Most Effective

This is a more nuanced version of the older urgent vs. This manifested itself in an abundance of elitist business jargon and biographical drivel.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. In the end, I try to find a logical order for the groupings, which can serve as a writing outline. I loved this book! All of these chapters have good practical advice on the topics, but some people won’t find them as useful.

Summary of Chapter 13 1. Pozen, apparently does this every day in his office. You obviously have to managing people, and have a boss to get the most of these chapters. I take a blank piece of paper and jot down all my thoughts on the relevant subject.

He’s not a bad guy for sure, and it’s not a bad book, A quick, easy read with practical advice. The trick, then, is seeing what skills will be needed in your organization and your industry and developing them in yourself, Pozen says.