Getting Things Done

Getting Things Done.

Most business leaders are up to their eyeballs with projects and to-do lists. This can create a lot of stress and weigh on them. It can also decrease their productivity and effectiveness. But it doesn’t have to be that way. There is a solution to this problem, as David Allen explains in his book, Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity. You can have a to-do list as long as your arm and still be calm, cool, and collected. Running your business in a stress-free manner is not only important for success, but it is also something you can do!

This book sheds light on the fact that we have become busy. Very busy. It also explains that when we are stress-free we will end up being more productive. You can follow the principles of handling your in-box with other areas of your life as well, such doing the task, delegating it, deferring it, or dropping it all together, in order to get a handle on all you have to do. This book provides the information and road map you need to get things done, yet do them without all the stress and worry.

Information covered also includes staying focused, the importance of re-evaluating your goals, whether or not you should plan your projects, and how to overcome stress. You will also learn about the importance of feeling great about what you are doing. The information in this book is helpful and great for anyone who has a lot on their plate or who is also a procrastinator. The insight is indispensable and will set you on the right path to living stress-free and being more effective at what you do.

Running your own business means you wear many different hats at times. It can be daunting if you find a lot of projects and tasks falling into your lap. It’s important to clear your mind and work your way through everything in a stress-free manner. You and your business will be doing better as a result of this effort. The tips and tools in this book can be immediately applied to improving your situation, both professional and privately.

Worked at Burleson Orthodontics. Attended University of Missouri–Kansas City. Lives in Kansas City, Missouri.