Extreme Productivity has ratings and 97 reviews. Robert C. Pozen taught a full course load at Harvard Business School while serving as the full-time. Required reading for professionals—and aspiring professionals—of all levels.”— Shirley Ann Jackson, President of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute a. Bob Pozen–Harvard Business School lecturer, prolific author, financial-industry heavyweight–tackles more in a month than you manage in a.

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Trying to do so takes 4 times longer than splitting the work up. Customers who bought this item also bought. I couldn’t really get through it. His comments on meetings, especially lroductivity them are quite valuable.

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The first part of the book contains three chapters that focus on three big ideas: The book is easy to read either from beginning to end, or just reading the headlines and take-aways.

Lists with This Book. I’m a believer in considering several different sources for organization and productivity, and combining the advice from the sources that works best for each person. productivvity

Summary of Chapter 5 1. But I was thoroughly impressed by Mr Pozen’s effort after reading through. Extrmee all the chronic procrastinators out there, there is an enormous amount of pseudo-scientific strategy and bro-science offered on the internet.


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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. At the end of your day, plot out your time spent in two columns. It was a well written book with interesting material, but more geared towards those working in the business world, such as Pozen. Once you get started and can do a piece, you’ll feel good enough to get on to the next one. That they can pdoductivity create new ideas and organize at the same time.

Extreme Productivity: Boost Your Results, Reduce Your Hours

What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. His insights on traveling effectively, embracing change, and balancing home and work are particularly valuable.

If you must schedule every minute of your day, then schedule in some unscheduled time. An interesting strategy Pozen advocates for more involved and important productivuty is to begin with what you think will be your conclusions.

This is another fxtreme will producticity hard for many of us, but is perhaps the most important step, because despite how it often may seem, life is not a game you win by being the most productive and working the longest hours.


Pozen is a prince of productivity, a man who productivigy worked smarter and faster than almost everyone around him for more than forty years.

This way you ensure your day is aligned with your goals instead of spent in meetings. Pozen emphasizes three factors: List each activity on the left and describe its purpose on the right.

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

I have read the book 4 Hour Work Week by Timothy Ferris a number of times because it has some good tips in it about being effectively productive. First the good stuff. Write down three or four ethical principles that will always guide you. Pozen does not offer a magical or inexplicable solutions to productivity woes, he merely categorizes and explains an array of optimization techniques, that when applied in unison, will add to form noticeable productivity gains.

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