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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Extreme Productivity is a guide to boosting your productivity through time management and expert control over the scope and requirements of your work.

Pozen, apparently does this every day in his office. 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 tips in it about being effectively productive.

This book is not very good at all. They can not organize thoughts and write at the same time. The man who literally wrote the book on ” extreme productivity ” recently distilled his approach down to about seven steps.

While there were quite a few awesome concepts in the book, at the very end, it was too repetitive. When you know or have an idea of what skills will be in demand, you can set upon getting them. Keep a list of accomplishments that you can send your boss at the end of the quarter. Please try again later. Extrrme 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.

First the good stuff. However, he soon saw that the client side was more interesting, and so moved to Fidelity Investments to become general counsel in My goal is to get down as many ideas as possible, not to put them into any particular order.


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I loved this book! When figuring out your 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. His own attention span is short and his work and writing is somewhat sloppy, so I continue to dip into his works looking for little nuggets that help.

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His ideas are for all types of extremee, and he suggests action for certain stages of their careers. As a leader, eliminate bure Great book. Return to Book Page.

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You will probably finds recommendations other authors have productivuty but I guess that would be with many books of this genre.

Bob really knows how to lead a discussion, get the group engaged, and drive to a consensus on what to do. Nothing really new here, but I’ve read a lot of these kinds of books.

The product you deliver matters more than the time you spend on it. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. I’m a believer in considering several different sources for organization and productivity, and combining the advice from the sources that works best for each person.

The book is easy to read either from beginning to end, or just reading the headlines and take-aways. Summary of Chapter 1 1. Oct 13, Andrea rated it it was amazing. The chapter on how to write an article or report is worth the price of the whole book alone. It is an easy read. The book is an easy read — on the train home, 25 minutes at night — and you can bounce around to skip chapters that may not be relevant like tips for travelling if you don’t travel for work.


It was almost as though it was written for the busy executive who can only switch on his Ipad for 5 minute intervals during a lull in a meeting. Lists with This Book. Pozen is a prince of productivity, a man who has worked smarter and faster than almost everyone around him for more than forty years.

Minimize your routine, maximize your time Everyone—including President Obama—is better off with a uniform of sorts. In splitting up the work between brainstorming, outlining, writing and editing he cuts through the major causes of writers block. The writing and speaking chapters also provide useful advice.

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As someone who has read every productivity book out there, this one is a winner. Don’t take phone calls or emails,” Pozen says. Summary of Chapter 12 1. If you must schedule every minute of your day, then schedule in some unscheduled time.

Pozen taught a full course load at Extrrme Business School while serving as the full-time chairman of a global financial-services firm.