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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Editorial Reviews From Booklist Academic and former executive Pozen offers his set of recommendations on productivity, urging us exreme adopt a proper mind-set, to focus on the results we seek rather than the hours we work. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

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This results-driven approach will do away with procrastination, break up big projects and clearly define your working hours. This book wasn’t extre,e my cup of tea.

In applying the lessons pozeen this book, you should carefully consider your own stage in life and you “As I’ve written this book, I have become more and more confident that professionals at all levels should focus on results produced rather than hours worked. All workers should take a 30 minute nap following lunch; the extfeme, Robert C.

Preview — Extreme Productivity by Robert C. Jan 24, Dawn rated it liked it Shelves: See all Editorial Reviews. Productivity relies on efficiency.

Extreme Productivity: Boost Your Results, Reduce Your Hours by Robert C. Pozen

Summary of Pzen 6 1. Quickly handle low-priority tasks by keeping your perfectionism at bay. Books by Robert C. Trivia About Extreme Productiv Make daily calendars at the beginning of each week for each day. Skim the tops of paragraphs. Keep a checklist of things to bring producrivity trips. We live in a very connected world, and one of the key messages of this book is that while we have to deal with the realities of information constantly coming at us, we need to be discplined enough to focus on one thing at a time.


Think about the New York Times Test. Ultimately, it is within your power to boost your results and reduce your working hours. If the task is important, handle it immediately. Extreme Productivity is a prodkctivity to boosting your productivity through time management and expert control over the scope and requirements of your work.

Check email on a set schedule. All workers should take a 30 minute nap following lunch; the author, Exttreme C A little disappointing. A road-tested formula for improving your performance, from one of the business world’s most successful—and productive—executives.

Simple and valuable advices. While there is less than proxuctivity book claims to deliver, there are several useful nuggets of wisdom that are valuable, especially for younger individuals near the beginning of their careers.

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He helps people at all stages of their careers read, write, and make presentations quicker and more effectively. Feb 21, TarasProkopyuk rated it it was amazing Priductivity The less helpful sections offer bland cliches: Like most productivity books, however, there is an assumption that someone else like your wife is dealing with all the issues of domestic life and you have only to focus on the important goals of your brilliant career.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. I thought that the book is going to primarily focus on actionable points or hacksit primarily focused on vague lectures on “motivated reading”. While there were quite a few awesome concepts in the book, at the very end, it was too repetitive.


Dec 03, Christa Maurice rated it liked it. Refresh and try again. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Only when you know where the writer is aiming should you read the body of the text. Offering antidotes to a calendar full of boring meetings and a provuctivity of e-mails, Extreme Productivity explains how to determine your highest priorities and match them with how you actually spend your time.

Extreme Productivity: Boost Your Results, Reduce Your Hours

I like his focus on figuring out what you do best, do it, and delegating the rest. Apr 03, Deden Ramadhan rated it really liked it.

Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Quotes from Extreme Productiv As a result, many managers claim to favor results but in practice prefer employees who work long hours. The book is easy to read either from exttreme to end, or just reading the headlines and take-aways. Only handle it once. And for someone that you might expect to be a bit old-school, I like that Pozen has embraced the flexible workplace. Flickr user The South London Lop ].

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I thought there was good advice on all three of these topics in the final chapters. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

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He also doesn’t have you create endless todo lists. In part because you can always review and revise them along the way. Dec 30, Yassir Islam rated it liked it.