Mar 6 2010

Focus: Use the Power of Targeted Thinking to Get More Done – Book Review

Just finished the reading of the “Focus: Use the Power of Targeted Thinking to Get More Done” book, the book was a pleasant surprise.

One big aspects of the book , EASY TO READ, i bought this book on a Saturday and got it finished by the next Wednesday, is really an easy to read book with lots of small tips on getting your productivity into the right path.

Image from the Cover of the  Portuguese Edition

Part 1. Finding your focus

In the first part of the book, the author leads you through the path of finding your most important goals, and where you should focus in order to achieve your primary goals.

Part 2. Your focus strategies

Now that you found your most important goals to achieve, it’s time to learn how to use your time efficiently in order to achieve those goals. In this 3 chapters you will be given the tips in order to change your time patterns, how to release your usefulness time takers and finally how to win the postpone things attitude.

Part 3. Your focus tools

In this 3rd part the problems of information overload, delegation and leadership and how to deal with stacks of paper and email are approached with some great suggestions to help you win the war.

Part 4. Putting it all together

On the last 3 chapters you will be given the change to learn how to manage multiple project and still keep your focus, and most of all, how to use the learnt topics in order to give you the ultimate goal of this book, that is to help you achieve your goals.

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