(Video) Book Summary – 14 Amazing Tips from Getting Things Done by David Allen
Facing difficulties in getting things done? Are you a procrastinator? Then this book summary is exactly for you. Summarized into 14 amazing easy-to-read tips from a 267 page book, David covers various topics focusing on the right thoughts, creating the thought bucket, organizing your calendar, cleaning up your priorities and lots of various kinds of lists. To him, your workplace is essential to create a peaceful working environment.
Interestingly enough, he also doesn’t believe in multi-tasking, as he suggests on total focus of your mental capacity on the task at hand. I guess it bears some truth in getting something done rather than getting few items moving but remain incomplete. We’ll leave the rest of the points for you to digest at your own pace and time, so do go through it. Let’s get things done today!
Getting Things Done is a time management method and this method is often referred to as GTD. The GTD method rests on the idea of moving planned tasks and projects out of the mind by recording them externally and then breaking them into actionable work items. This allows one to focus attention on taking action on tasks, instead of recalling them.