Bob Pozen–Harvard Business School lecturer, prolific author, financial-industry heavyweight–tackles more in a month than you manage in a. Category Archives: Extreme Productivity Robert Pozen knows a little something about thriving at the top — he’s the former chairman of MFS. Robert Pozen has had to be efficient to work through the impressive list His latest book is “Extreme Productivity: Boost Your Results, Reduce.

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Dec 30, Yassir Islam rated it liked it. Didn’t learn a single new thing and nothing that would help me boost my productivity output! Another fool who thinks everyone ought to be productive and goal oriented and ambitious.

If you want to be more productive, Extreme Productivity by Robert Pozen can help you get there. A road-tested formula for improving your performance, from one of the business world’s most successful—and productive—executives.

Decide what your purpose in reading is. But 80 percent of emails don’t require a reply, he bbob. This way you ensure your day is aligned with your goals instead of spent in meetings. Over the years I’ve cobbled my own system produuctivity setting my goals and priorities ala Covey’s First Things First, and a bit of the Pomodoro method thrown in, with a smaller focused “three things that have to be done today” todo list.

Oct 13, Andrea rated it it was amazing. Sep 04, Jon Barr rated it really liked it. It is an easy read. I thought that the book is going to primarily focus on actionable points or hacksit primarily focused on vague lectures on “motivated reading”.


Use split calendar productivkty pg. A good solid approach to different facets of productivity, and the key points are nicely summarized at the end of each chapter.

I liked his advice about not reading things that won’t benefit you so I stopped reading it halfway through.

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

Common ideas, but Pozen does a good job of describing them and explaining why they are important to being productive. AP — The Justice Prpductivity is looking into possible anticompetitive practices involving e-book sales. He’s written six books and hundreds exttreme articles, raised a family with his wife of more than four dec A road-tested formula for improving your performance, from one of the business world’s most successful—and productive—executives.

Quickly handle low-priority tasks by keeping your perfectionism at bay. His latest book is ” Extreme Productivity: His own attention span is short and his work and writing is somewhat sloppy, so I continue to dip into his works looking for little nuggets that help.

Prioritize your goals, develop key skills writing, speakingmid flight check. It was another great year for science, and physics was front and center, as a team at the University of Oxford announced that they bib have solved one of the biggest mysteries in modern physics.

All workers should take a 30 minute nap following lunch; the author, Robert C. Sep 05, Heba Mohammed rated it liked it Shelves: While I think everyone would probably pick up pozem tips to becoming more productive, those in the corporate setting will gain the most from this book, and some people will find chapters that don’t relate to them as much.

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Then I arrange and rearrange the groupings in various combinations. Part 4, Managing Up and Down, has two chapters that will only be useful to those in some situations. Productivuty home at a reasonable hour and have dinner with your family. Apr 03, Deden Ramadhan rated it really liked it.

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Books by Robert C. To someone outside of a management position, this book is inaccessible in sections.

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Extreme Productivity: Boost Your Results, Reduce Your Hours

I’ve read a number of his other books, I’m still a fan, but I regard him as bit of a flim-flam man or a snake oil salesman. Get education start with hard skills 2. Looking back years later, it’s likely you’ll see those two or three hours each evening as the ones best spent. How much do your goals take into account your organization’s needs? In Extreme ProductivityPozen reveals the secrets to workplace productivity and high performance.

All of these chapters have good practical advice on the topics, but some people won’t find them as useful.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. You obviously have to managing people, and have a boss to get the most of these chapters. Consider, for instance, how many college guys want to become sportscasters.