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7 Productivity Methods To Get Things Done

The top productivity methods tried and tested by the Blinkist team.
7 books | Curated by Blinkist
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The Pomodoro Technique
Francesco Cirillo

The Pomodoro Technique presents a simple yet effective method of structuring your workday. This method helps to overcome your lack of motivation by cutting large or complex tasks into small, manageable chunks. Using these techniques, you will gain more control over your...

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Eat That Frog!
Brian Tracy

Eat That Frog! is all about overcoming procrastination and learning to manage your time. It’s normal to feel drowned in work, but when you learn to “eat your frogs” – meaning do your most important tasks first – you’ll work more efficiently and be happier too.

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Singletasking
Devora Zack

Singletasking (2015) tackles some of the common myths surrounding multitasking and productivity. Full of practical advice and tricks to help you get more from your day, Singletasking clearly demonstrates how immersive focus on a single task leads to a more effi...

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Getting Things Done
David Allen

In Getting Things Done (2001), David Allen introduces his famous productivity system, aimed at helping people work on multiple projects at once – and to do so with confidence, clear objectives and a sense of control.

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Personal Kanban
Jim Benson & Tonianne DeMaria Barry

Personal Kanban (2011) is an adaptable tool for visually oriented people. It’ll help you to organize your life and your work, and to strike a balance between the two. These blinks teach you how to set up your own Kanban and how to put it into action, thereby maximizing ...

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Organize Tomorrow Today
Dr. Jason Selk, Tom Bartow and Matthew Rudy

Organize Tomorrow Today (2015) is the definitive guide to achieving a successful career and fulfilling life. These blinks offer you valuable information, giving you the tools to unlock the power of your mind, increase your self-confidence and become your most productive...

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The Checklist Manifesto
Atul Gawande

Drawing from his experience as a general surgeon, Atul Gawande’s The Checklist Manifesto (2009) reveals startling evidence on how using a simple checklist can significantly reduce human error in complex professions such as aviation, engineering and medicine.

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