Getting Work Done (HBR 20-Minute Manager Series)

  • 1h 8m 45s
  • Harvard Business Review Press
  • Gildan Media
  • 2022

Overwhelmed by the sheer volume of work you need to accomplish? Being pulled in different directions by competing priorities? Getting Work Done runs you through the basics of being more productive at work. You'll learn to:

  • Align your schedule with your priorities
  • Focus your attention and avoid distractions
  • Create effective daily routines
  • Set boundaries and learn to say no

Don't have much time? Get up to speed fast on the most essential business skills with HBR's 20-Minute Manager series. Whether you need a crash course or a brief refresher, each book in the series is a concise, practical primer that will help you brush up on a key management topic. Advice you can quickly listen to and apply, for ambitious professionals and aspiring executives—from the most trusted source in business.

About the Author

Harvard Business Review is the leading destination for smart management thinking. Through its flagship magazine, 13 international licensed editions, books from Harvard Business Review Press, and digital content and tools published on, Harvard Business Review provides professionals around the world with rigorous insights and best practices to lead themselves and their organizations more effectively and to make a positive impact.

In this Audiobook

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 - Why Invest Time in Improving Your Productivity?
  • Chapter 2 - Identify What Needs to Get Done
  • Chapter 3 - Schedule Your Work
  • Chapter 4 - Find Your Focus
  • Chapter 5 - Keep Up the Good Habits
  • Chapter 6 - Work Effectively with Others
  • Chapter 7 - Assess Your Progress