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Extreme ProductivityTy a man who has worked smarter and faster than almost everyone around him for than forty yearsIn Extreme Productivity Pozen reveals the secrets to workplace productivity and high performance His book is for anyone feeling overwhelmed by an existing workload facing myriad competing demands and multiple time sensitive projects Offering antidotes to a calendar full of boring meetings and a backlog of e mails Extreme Productivity explains how to determine your highe A little disappointing Didn't learn a single new thing and nothing that would help me boost my productivity output The 3 main points don't sweat the small stuff um not an original thought articulate goals and focus on the final product I think I can make these fit librarianship but this type of book is definitely for the business world not the people business that I'm in2 points I did like All workers should take a 30 minute nap following lunch; the author Robert C Pozen apparently does this every day in his office Hmmm I guess I need to get an office before I start taking naps in it #2 OHIO only handle it once I love that idea and work hard to follow the ruleNow I can say I read a nonfiction book for the month of January Sticking to my New Year's Resolutions

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kindle Ú Extreme Productivity ß 304 pages ↠ A road tested formula for improving your performance from one of the business world's most successful—and productive—executivesRobert C Pozen taught a full course load at Harvard Business School while serving as the full time chairman of a global financial services firm He's writSt priorities and match them with how you actually spend your timePozen shows that in order to be truly productive professionals must make a critical shift in their mind set from hours worked to results produced He helps people at all stages of their careers read write and make presentations uicker and effectively He provides professionals with practical tips on how to efficiently use their time in the office while leading full and productive personal lives as we This book is not very good at allI found myself skimming to get passed a lot of the 30000 foot view positional ideas and looking for useful tactics There are a lot useful ideas on LifehackerI really won't recommend this

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A road tested formula for improving your performance from one of the business world's most successful and productive executivesRobert C Pozen taught a full course load at Harvard Business School while serving as the full time chairman of a global financial services firm He's written six books and hundreds of articles raised a family with his wife of than four decades and served on many boards of local charities and public companies Pozen is a prince of productivi Great book Summary of Chapter 11 This is worth readingSummary of Chapter 21 Overcome procrastination Don’t try methods of unstructuring procrastination Set mini deadlines and reward yourself for meeting them Make yourself accountable to someone 2 Don’t give into the face timeproductivity mindset Let your followers set their own hours Summary of Chapter 31 Use OHIO Only handle it once 2 Check email on a set schedule3 Multitask low priority items 4 As a leader eliminate bureaucratic roadblocks that hinder your people Summary of Chapter 41 Make daily calendars at the beginning of each week for each day 2 Use split calendar see pg 53 and write what you hope to get out of each activity3 Take a 30 minute nap each afternoon 4 Exercise regularly Exercise is rated as the 2nd most happiness inducing activity right behind sex Summary of Chapter 51 Keep a checklist of things to bring on trips 2 Beat jet lag by exercising when you get to your destination 3 Buy a small gift for your family when gone and call them every single day Summary of Chapter 61 Avoid meetings when possible 2 Assign someone to play devil’s advocate at the meetings Summary of Chapter 71 Decide what your purpose in reading is 2 Get a grasp of the structure3 Read the intro and conclusion 4 Skim the tops of paragraphs 5 Write a summary of what you want to remember Summary of Chapter 81 Outline before you write 2 Brainstorm Categorize then organize Summary of Chapter 91 Do not write your speech word for word 2 Start out with a joke 3 Turn them the audience from passive to active listeners by wandering around the audience and asking uestions Summary of Chapter 101 Get everyone to own their own space 2 This a good chapter to read when beginning a new leadership role3 Start innovative awards eg Best New MistakeSummary of Chapter 111 Keep a list of accomplishments that you can send your boss at the end of the uarter Summary of Chapter 121 Get education start with hard skills2 Learn about other cultures 3 Network Summary of Chapter 131 Write down three or four ethical principles that will always guide you 2 Remember that it takes twenty years to build a reputation and five minutes to lose it 3 Think about the New York Times Test Summary of Chapter 141 Not worth reading