Extreme Productivity: Boost Your Results, Reduce Your Hours (Hardcover)

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Required reading for professionals and aspiring professionals of all levels. Shirley Ann Jackson, President of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Former Chairman of U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Read this book if you want to learn how to run efficient and effective meetings or how to avoid them altogether. J. Michael Cook, Director of Comcast and IFF, Chairman and CEO Emeritus of Deloitte

Robert C. Pozen, one of the business world's most successful and productive executives, reveals the surprising secrets to workplace productivity and high performance. Extreme Productivity is an essential handbook for every business professional, empowering them with proven methods for prioritizing efficiently and maximizing time at work, while leading a full and productive personal life as well.

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“It’s impossible to get ahead in today’s knowledge economy without knowing how to read, write, and speak effectively. Pozen’s tips on these three subjects alone are enough to make Extreme Productivity required reading for professionals-and aspiring professionals-of all levels.”
-Shirley Ann Jackson, President of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Former Chairman of U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (1995 - 1999)

“This book is a must read for overwhelmed professionals. It gives you tips and tools to accomplish more on a daily basis and to make better choices about your career.”
-Ambassador Charlene Barshefsky, former U.S. Trade Representative, Partner at WilmerHale

“Bob Pozen’s prodigious output is extraordinary. Read this book to learn how he does it all in a 24-hour day.”
-Martin Feldstein, Professor at Harvard University, Former Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers

“Read this book if you want to learn how to run efficient and effective meetings-or how to avoid them altogether. Bob really knows how to lead a discussion, get the group engaged, and drive to a consensus on what to do.”
-J. Michael Cook, Director of Comcast and IFF, Chairman and CEO Emeritus of Deloitte

“Personal productivity requires you to focus on the most important tasks rather than spending your time on busy work or small wins. If you want to learn how to raise your game, look no further than Extreme Productivity.”
-David Calhoun, Chairman and CEO of Nielsen, former Vice Chairman of General Electric

“Filled with useful recommendations on a wide variety of topics, this book will find adherents at every level of the company org chart.”
-Publishers Weekly

“[Pozen’s] insights on traveling effectively, embracing change, and balancing home and work are particularly valuable…An excellent how-to on personal productivity.”
-Booklist

Extreme Productivity is filled with such sage advice and pragmatism… The book is populated with practical, real world anecdotes....For companies’ to have more effective boards, they will need to change with the times. A good place to start is to read Extreme Productivity.”
-Huffington Post

Product Details
ISBN: 9780062188533
ISBN-10: 0062188534
Publisher: HarperBusiness
Publication Date: October 2nd, 2012
Pages: 278
Language: English