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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For Pozen, marrying an understanding of the big picture how to form and place your goals to the small picture how to bring them to bear on your scheduleis the essence of productivity. Productiviy, needing to support his family, he became partner at a D.
However, he soon saw that the client side was more interesting, and so moved to Fidelity Investments to become general counsel in Consider, for instance, how many college guys want to become sportscasters.
Equally important is the demand side, considering what your organization and your world are looking for. Not a ton of sportscasters. The trick, then, is seeing what skills will be needed in your organization and your industry and developing them in yourself, Pozen says.
Extreme Productivity: Boost Your Results, Reduce Your Hours
Pozne, as you navigate through the industry, you need to be informed. When you know or have an idea of what skills will be in demand, you can set upon getting them. To level up your skills, you want to always be looking for on-the-job training, whether structured or not.
Same with experience abroad—it avails international work. Everyone—including President Obama—is better off with a uniform of sorts.
Clothed and fed, the next step is email, for which Pozen has a pair of rules: The first has caught on in the startup scene—meaning that you get most of your value from 20 percent of your work.
If the task is important, handle it immediately. To calibrate daily activities to yearly goals, Pozen recommends a two-sided schedule.
At the end of your day, plot out your time spent in two columns. List each activity on the left and describe its prkductivity on the right.
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Extreme Productivity: Boost Your Results, Reduce Your Hours by Robert C. Pozen
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