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Concise Advice: The Productivity Habits

Concise Advice: The Productivity Habits

Concise Advice: The Productivity Habits

A Simple Approach to Become More Productive

  • By: Ben Elijah

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ISBN: 9789386105196

Bind: Paperback

Year: 2017

Pages: 152

Size: 5.5 x 8.5 mm

Publisher: LID Publishing

Published in India by: Viva Books

Exclusive Distributors: Viva Books

Sales Territory: India, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka

Reviews:
A SIMPLE BUT POWERFUL FRAMEWORK TO HELP ANYONE BECOME MORE PRODUCTIVE
"While reading The Productivity Habits, I've experienced surprisingly regular personal"aha"moments about why my habits may be a bad thing.Thankfully, this book will set you up for the act of doing whatever it is you want to do."
-Clayton Glen, Co-Founder, ImaginativeHR

"This book takes the way we really think and combines it with a practical approach to building better information habits. Put simply, Ben Elijah brings together a magic combination of mental, organisational and practical techniques."
"The Productivity Habits has helped me to find the most important snowflakes in the avalanche while measuring the exact height of the mountain."
-Jim Odell, Partner, Kemp Little Consulting


Description:

The pressure to be more productive is a nightmare for any business person - both at work and at home - but this doesn't have to be a problem anymore. This book introduces eight habits that can turn procrastination into productivity and the pain of overburden into the pleasure of achievement. As you read this book, you will develop productive habits allowing your todo list to disolve effortlessly.
The secret to unlocking each habit is explained in a compelling way and the book is packed with concise advice and engaging diagrams.


Target Audience:
This book is helpful for business people and general readers.

 

 

Contents:
 

Acknowledgments • Introduction
Habit 1: Capture
Ideas can strike at any time • Capture everything • Use a single bucket • Routing Information • How to write stuff down • The freedom to make a mess • A lifeboat of words • Your brain in your pocket • Key points
Habit 2: Processing
The Daily Review • The craving for completion • Decision tree • Ticked-off • Key points
Habit 3: Processing the Right Tools
You need to capture information • You need to compose information • Different tools have different strengths • Match the right tool to the job • Two-step working • Writing up • A heightened awareness of the way you create information • Better quality of ideas • A constraint • Something to cross out • Key points
Habit 4: SITUATION
That which enables and constrains • Are contexts relevant? • The Context Triangle • What to look for • In a new situation • Construct a taxonomy of contexts • Defer tasks • Makes a task doable • Make sense of priority • Schedule planning • A sense of progress • Key points
Habit 5: Working memory
Writing out tasks • Projects affect people in different ways • Measure working memory • Using grammar to establish your ideal size of task • Defer the tasks • The optimal size of task • Better quality of thinking • Planning everything in advance? • Key points
Habit 6: Planning
Projects and commitments • Uncovering things you care about • vii • Map yourself • Growing branches • Cascade planning • The first step • Relevance and urgency • Working on stuff you care about • A sense of control • Key points
Habit 7: Archiving
Captured information that needn?t be acted on or deferred • Retrieval of archived information • Build an info dump • Dumping stuff • Retrieval of information • A rich source of supporting information • Key points
Habit 8: Review and Completion
Shifting focus • Reviews • Situations and reviews • Do • Capture • Maintenance • Working in circles • A better way to handle channels • Key points
Conclusion • Final thoughts • Consolidating the Habits • About the Author

About the Author:

Ben Elijah is a coach, speaker and author. He has worked in some of the world's biggest technology firms and now helps individuals and organizations build better relationships with conflicting information in a complex world.

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