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Friday, October 1, 2010

Book Review: Get-It-Done Guy's 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More

Get-It-Done Guy's 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More (Quick & Dirty Tips)
I recently had the opportunity to review this book and I must say that I am impressed. This coming from a guy that would rather eat a "Self-Help" type book than read it!   


The premise for this book is to not waste time, while working less and accomplishing more.

*See end of article for book give-away!


 From the author's site:


Get-It-Done Guy's 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More is a playful, yet serious guide to working less and doing more. In other words, creating a more productive life. Yes, it's about getting more done at work. It's also about getting more done in life. It lays out nine skills that apply anywhere you want to get greater results with less work. (For the buzzword-inclined,
you can think of the book as business process re-engineering applied to individual productivity. I wouldn't say that aloud, however.)

Along with tips for running meetings and managing multiple projects, you'll find content unique within the business literature. Everyone knows opening a new manufacturing plant requires detailed coordination and management. But only The Get-it-Done Guy gives serious treatment to the oft-overlooked project of creating an army of zombies to conquer the world (have you ever considered the supplies requirements for a zombie army? Zombies must be refrigerated
or they fall apart). This book goes where other business books fear to tread. And unlike the others, this one's funny.


This Book Gives Universal Advice



The best-known books on personal productivity are The 4-Hour Work Week by Tim Ferriss, and Getting Things Done by David Allen. Tim's book helps people build a financial engine to give them the life they want. David's book helps achieve a peaceful, Zen-like mind by creating a system that handles everything in your life.
The Get-it-Done Guy Book builds skills to make any pursuit less work. You can use it to work less and do more while building the financial engine that revolutionizes your life.

Along with tips for running meetings and managing multiple projects, you'll find content unique within the business literature. Everyone knows opening a new manufacturing plant requires detailed coordination and management. But only The Get-it-Done Guy gives serious treatment to the oft-overlooked project of creating an army of zombies to conquer the world (have you ever considered the supplies requirements for a zombie army? Zombies must be refrigerated or they fall apart). This book goes where other business books fear to tread. And unlike the others, this one's funny.

You can also use it to do your existing job faster and better. One step of the Get-it-Done Guy system involves clearing your mind and life of clutter, and it addresses far more than inboxes; it addresses physical clutter and streamlining job demands that can lead to information overwhelm such as having to track several projects at once. Task management has already been presented in Getting Things Done, which is the system I have used for the last several years.


The book's nine steps build a foundation for streamlining how you get what you want out of work (and life). The material is based on ideas I learned or developed during my years coaching, both coaching tools and techniques to help clients work less and do more.



If you've ever found  that you're just not getting things done, for whatever reason, read this book!


And on that note, I have a copy of this book to give away to one of my lucky readers.
Simply e-mail me telling me why you'd like this book. The reader with the best submission will receive a copy.