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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Prioritize your tasks and invest your time accordingly.

Prioritize your goals, develop key skills writing, speakingmid flight check. Productivity relies on efficiency.

Bob Pozen, Master Of Extreme Productivity, Shares His 3 Most Effective

See all Editorial Reviews. When figuring out plzen rankings, he suggests keeping in mind what you like and what your strengths are, the purpose behind each goal and how they fit into broader overall needs for you or your organization. Design What Apple needs to fix in and beyond Co.

Similarly, as you navigate through the industry, you need to be informed. This book is not very good at all. Sep 05, Heba Mohammed rated it liked it Shelves: I liked his advice about not reading things that won’t benefit you so I stopped reading it halfway through. Nothing really new here, but I’ve read a lot of these kinds of books.

He try to cover personal and professional aspects. Once you get started and can do a piece, you’ll feel good enough to get on to the next one. And for someone that you might expect to be a bit old-school, I like that Pozen has embraced the flexible workplace.


Trivia About Extreme Productiv There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Sep 02, Rob Thompson rated it liked it Shelves: If the task is important, handle it immediately.

Offering antidotes productivitt a calendar full of boring meetings and a backlog of e-mails, Extreme Productivity explains how to determine your highest priorities and match them with how you actually spend your time. By separating into distinct time horizons and the recognition that only a subset of shorter timelines contribute to longer term goals, Pozen succinctly demonstrates his style for prioritization.

As a result, many managers claim to favor results but in practice prefer employees who work long hours.

Pozen, in addition to being a senior pozfn at Harvard Business School, is the author of six books and a number of articles. Write a customer review. It was a well written book with interesting material, but more geared towards those working in the business world, such as Pozen.

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Editorial Reviews From Booklist Academic and former executive Pozen offers his set of recommendations on productivity, urging us to adopt a proper mind-set, to focus on the results we seek rather than the hours we work.

Pozen was clear and concise, with productjvity tips to increase productivity. Follow him on Twitter. Pozen emphasizes three factors: 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. We live in a very connected world, and one of prdouctivity key messages of this book is that while we have to deal with the realities of proructivity constantly coming at us, we need to be discplined enough to focus on one thing at a time.


For the long timer and experienced manager, there is little that hasn’t been said elsewhere.

Extreme Productivity: Boost Your Results, Reduce Your Hours

Overlook its hyperbolic title and this book contains a smorgasbord of timeless and timely wisdom on work life, business, productivity, and professional interpersonal relationships. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Flickr pdoductivity The South London Lop ]. Apr 12, Bernadette rated it it was ok. There are several up to date practical reconsiderations. Return to Book Page. Pozen manages to succinctly communicate his own success strategies, but he seems smugly grandfatherly. Brainstorm, Categorize, then organize.