Ready for Anything: 52 Productivity Principles for Work and Life

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In his bestselling first book, Getting Things Done, veteran coach and management consultant David Allen presented his breakthrough methods to increase efficiency. Now “the personal productivity guru” (Fast Company) shows readers how to increase their ability to work better, not harder—every day. Based on Allen's highly popular e-newsletter, Ready for Anything offers readers 52 ways to immediately clear your head for creativity, focus your attention, create structures that work, ...

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Overview

In his bestselling first book, Getting Things Done, veteran coach and management consultant David Allen presented his breakthrough methods to increase efficiency. Now “the personal productivity guru” (Fast Company) shows readers how to increase their ability to work better, not harder—every day. Based on Allen's highly popular e-newsletter, Ready for Anything offers readers 52 ways to immediately clear your head for creativity, focus your attention, create structures that work, and take action to get things moving.

With wit, inspiration, and know-how, Allen shows readers how to make things happen—with less effort and stress, and lots more energy, creativity, and effectiveness. Ready for Anything is the perfect book for anyone wanting to work and live at his or her very best.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780749941024
  • Publisher: Piatkus Books
  • Publication date: 2/28/2011

Meet the Author

David Allen is president of The David Allen Company and has more than twenty years experience as a consultant and executive coach for such organizations as Microsoft, the Ford Foundation, L.L.Bean, and the World Bank. His work has been featured in Fast Company, Fortune, Atlantic Monthly, The Oprah Magazine, and many other publications.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 8, 2007

    Highly Recommend

    I have studied various organizational and time management methods for 20 years. I have found nothing that compares to the liberty and effectiveness of this method. I've been using this method for over 1-1/2 years now. I also highly recommend David Allen's book, Ready For Anything. It has many tips, thought-provoking ideas, and methods to reduce stress and accomplish more with your work time as well as your own time. I highly recommend both books and their audios. I use the audio CDs when I am not able to take the time to read, but have the time to listen. I have made their audio CDs into audio MP3s, and I have put them on my iPod for use whenever and wherever. I find that an occasional review of these tips and methods helps put me back on track when I have let some portion of the method slip. When I started using these methods, I found that I first had to implement a portion of his method, and when I had that working, then I added in another portion. If you do not review and upkeep the steps he suggests, you will not see the same amount of good results as you do when you use his methods. David Allen's website offers free tips and gives a location to sign up for free emails with productivity tips. I have recommended and have purchased these books for others, as well as myself.

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 27, 2009

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    If you want to be incredibly effective...

    This book is for those truly committed to being organized and effective. I liked that there were 52 short chapters that were complete unto themselves. If you only have a few minutes you can still learn something you can either put into action immediately or have something to think about.

    If you are feeling overwhelmed, this is a good book to help you out!

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 29, 2004

    Packed with Knowledge!

    Author David Allen lists 52 basic principles for productivity, including: write everything down, do the jobs that nag you, focus on the matter at hand and so on. As he notes, the principles are both simple to understand and difficult to implement. The book is essentially a collection of gleanings from the author¿s previous writings, so it does not present a systematic or unified approach to time and productivity management. However, Allen¿s straightforward tips are handy, if sometimes duplicative. The number 52 suggests that you might find one helpful tip to use each week in a one-year program of self-improvement and productivity management. In that case, repetition is probably a good thing, since bad habits tend to spring up again like weeds and require the same remedies often. The author is relentlessly upbeat, optimistic and witty, like a motivational speaker. That might be hard to read in a big chunk, but it is easy to digest if you spend a little time every week reading a recommendation and implementing it. We recommend this book to anyone who urgently needs help with time management and productivity.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 10, 2012

    A poor cut & paste job

    Nothing like his first book, which I would rate a 5...this book was a poor cut & paste job from random articles he's written previously.

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  • Posted December 22, 2008

    Excellent!

    Concise, to-the-point, easy to read. This will motivate you be more efficient, more effective with less effort.

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