Ready for Anything: 52 Productivity Principles for Work and Life, Allen, David
Discover David Allen's powerful productivity principles and vastly increase your ability to work "better, " not harder -- every day. The "guru of personal productivity" -- "Fast Company" -- asks listeners what's holding them back and shows how all of us can be "ready for anything" -- with a clear mind, a clear deck, and clear intentions. "Ready for Anything" offers you ways to immediately: - Clear your head for creativity - Focus your attention - Create structures that work - Take action to get things moving Allen's simple yet powerful principles help us master the mental game of productivity -- what he calls "managing your mind, not your time." In motivational, bite-size lessons, we learn how to bring the calm focus of the martial artist to the onslaught of choices, decisions, and new circumstances we are faced with daily. Each principle -- from "speed up by slowing down" to "the value of a future goal is the present change it fosters" -- encourages us to think in fresh ways and to take action in order to achieve more relaxed control, ease, and fun in all our activities. With wit, inspiration, and know-how, "Ready for Anything" shows us how to make things happen with less effort, stress, and ineffectiveness, and lots more energy, creativity, and clarity.