Books to help you become more productive and power through that to do list.
Getting Things Done by David Allen
If you read one book on productivity this is the one to read. The grandaddy of them all -most other productivity books will reference the Getting Things Done System.
Great for both business and personal applications, this gives you an incredibly clear framework to follow that will tame the out of control to do list.
Get Everything Done by Mark Forster
A lot of time management books end up being clones of Getting Things Done. Mark Forster offers a significantly different approach. The theme is it is an illusion to think you can manage time, but you can manage what you focus your attention on. Packed full of common sense and actionable ideas, this will help you eliminate the unnecessary demands on your time and attention.
Eat That Frog by Brian Tracy
Deceptively simple premise of how to beat procrastination and deal with the jobs you hate,
Get it done first thing. Eat That Frog! A quick read, and perfect for a first dip into productivity books.
Make Time by Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky
This is the book to optimise your productivity: it includes how to prioritise what to do each day, how to focus your concentration, how to maximise your energy from strategic caffeine drinking to movement, and how to reflect and fine tune the process. Easily digestible, this is packed full of brilliant tips and ideas.
The Bullet Journal Method by Ryder Carroll
If you want to get organised and digital apps are not for you, bullet journaling may be the way forward. This is the definitive guide of how to do it. This is more than just pretty illustrations, it talks you through the whole mindset of capturing and ordering your thoughts and ideas.
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