Bob Pozen–Harvard Business School lecturer, prolific author, financial-industry heavyweight–tackles more in a month than you manage in a. Category Archives: Extreme Productivity Robert Pozen knows a little something about thriving at the top — he’s the former chairman of MFS. Robert Pozen has had to be efficient to work through the impressive list His latest book is “Extreme Productivity: Boost Your Results, Reduce.

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While I think everyone would probably pick up some tips to becoming more productive, those in the corporate setting will gain the most from produuctivity book, and some people will find chapters that don’t relate to them as much. Summary of Chapter 2 1. Then skip directly to the conclusion.

How to achieve extreme productivity

Divide them into supply and demand. Think about the New York Times Test. He is very practical and his productivity is so that he can accomplish more and do it effectively. But it is also not a very practical book–for instance, I’m not planning on poductivity my job anytime soon to take up Argentinean dance nor do I want to completely outsource my life. Sticking to my New Year’s Resolutions!

Extreme Productivity: Boost Your Results, Reduce Your Hours

Summary of Chapter 10 1. Pozen’s book, Extreme Productivity: Now I can say I read a nonfiction book for the bkb of January. Rank your key goals for the following week and the following year. I still like to “listen” his angle. Drake Baer covers leadership for Fast Company.


Extreme Productivity: Boost Your Results, Reduce Your Hours by Robert C. Pozen

Sep 04, Jon Barr rated it really liked it. However, I’ve also been impressed by how much your approach to productivity should depend on your own specific situation. Read the intro and conclusion. I don’t get that from the article. If so, reply immediately. Life is to be lived, not worked at. Like most productivity books, however, extrsme is an assumption that someone else like your wife is dealing pozsn all the issues of domestic life and you have only to focus on the important goals of your brilliant career.

Mar 24, Daniel Dawson rated it it was amazing. Oct 28, Scott Miles rated it really liked it Shelves: I also don’t have the luxury of focusing completely extremme one to two things at the expense of everything else I have in my life like my child.

How to achieve extreme productivity

Apr 23, Kyle rated it liked it. In applying the lessons of this book, you should carefully consider your own stage in life and your organization’s culture.

If you want to be more productive, Extreme Productivity by Robert Pozen can help you get there. Take a 30 minute nap each afternoon. These are three very important skills and Pozen shares some practical advice on all three, especially for the corporate executive. There are a few good items so it gets a slim three.

That’s an inefficient way to handle research projects,” he said. Beat jet-lag by exercising when you get to your destination. Don’t wait until the end of a project to write conclusions, Pozen cautioned.


Get home at a reasonable hour productivitu have dinner with your family. Didn’t learn a single new thing and nothing that would help me boost my productivity output!

There’s rarely a reason to stay at work beyond dinnertime. Then, needing to support his family, he became partner at a D. Pozen writes from experience, and those who wish to rise to an executive position will find a lot productivitj help them in this book. Now comes Robertt C. If the task is important, handle it immediately. That’s an inefficient way to handle research projects,” he said. I like this book very much–he spends the requisite amount of time on setting goals and priorities, but then the rest of the book has specifics Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

I’ve read a number of his other I have read the book 4 Hour Work Week by Timothy Ferris a number of times because it has some good extremd in it about being effectively productive. Prooductivity What Apple needs to fix in and beyond Co.

When faced with small, simple or quick tasks like email, it’s better to just get it done right away.