In Getting Things Done, author David Allen offers concrete knowledge on how to vastly increase productivity, for both individuals and entire organizations. Through decades of experience, Allen has devised foolproof strategies for getting things done. Getting Things Done shows you how to set up a comprehensive system for dealing with all the mental and physical "stuff," as he calls it, that clutters the mind, living spaces, and workplaces, and gets in the way of you getting things done. Identifying basic organizational and cognitive techniques essential to improving time-management skills, Getting Things Done lays out methods for uncluttering the mind and gaining control over all your responsibilities.
A guide to mastering workflow, Getting Things Done offers a practical method for eliminating anxiety, minimizing stress, and achieving optimal productivity.
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* Apply the "do it, delegate it, defer it, drop it" rule to get your in-box to empty
* Reassess goals and stay focused in changing situations
* Plan projects as well as get them unstuck
* Overcome feelings of confusion, anxiety, and being overwhelmed
* Feel fine about what you're not doing
From core principles to proven tricks, Getting Things Done can transform the way you work, showing you how to pick up the pace without wearing yourself down.
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.
Evernote for your life is not a manual, it’s a guidebook for the practical application of Evernote into every corner of your life. Whether you are...
-A student struggling with reams of lecture notes, references, and recordings of talks
-A journalist who needs to compile ideas, log interviews, and communicate on the move
-A busy individual who wants to keep and share photos, store business cards and notes
“Evernote is your new, virtual filing cabinet.” Mastering Evernote will show you how to navigate and enhance your experience of this wonderful tool in just two hours. Start slicing through the multi-layered functions and various possibilities within Evernote. Discover the tool that will change the way you remember things forever.
Whether you are an advanced user wanting to push Evernote to its limits or a beginner ready to explore the impact of this free app on your life, Mastering Evernote will evolve your proficiency by stacking up tip after trick till you reach the top.
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What's included in Mastering Evernote?
-Amazing and creative ways to use Evernote to its fullest
-Charts, and illustrations for understanding the inner workings of Evernote
-How to use both the web, Desktop, and Mobile version of the Evernote application
-Evernote vs. OneNote, Google Docs and other systems of organization and why it crushes the competition
-How to use Evernote along with other social media including Facebook, Twitter, and blogs
-How to use Evernote as file storage facilitator - never use file trees again!
-How to dominate the Evernote search feature to find everything in your digital library including office documents or personal pictures
-How to set up an "Evernote scanner" to get rid of all the paper in your life
-How to set up the perfect Evernote user interface
-Tagging best practices
-The "Temporary Notebook System" that organizes any project
-BONUS: The Evernote Cheat Sheet! A quick look guide for advanced searches
Each section of the book takes you deeper into the functionality and inner workings of Evernote, making this book an excellent reference guide. If you’re an advanced Evernote user skip the beginner sections and jump straight to the advanced. If you’re new to Evernote just read the book front to back as each new strategy, technique, and Evernote tip builds on the one before it.