HBR Guide to Getting the Right Work Done

  • 3h 49m 25s
  • Harvard Business Review
  • Gildan Media
  • 2022

IS YOUR WORKLOAD SLOWING YOU--AND YOUR CAREER--DOWN? Your inbox is overflowing. You're paralyzed because you have too much to do but don't know where to start. Your to-do list never seems to get any shorter. You leave work exhausted but have little to show for it. It's time to learn how to get the right work done. In the "HBR Guide to Getting the Right Work Done," you'll discover how to focus your time and energy where they will yield the greatest reward. Not only will you end each day knowing you made progress--your improved productivity will also set you apart from the pack. Whether you're a new professional or an experienced one, this guide will help you: (1) Prioritize and stay focused, (2) Work less but accomplish more, (3) Stop bad habits and develop good ones, (4) Break overwhelming projects into manageable pieces, (5) Conquer e-mail overload, and (6) Write to-do lists that really work.

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 HBR.org, 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 - You Can't Get It All Done
  • Chapter 2 - Nine Things Successful People Do Differently
  • Chapter 3 - Being More Productive
  • Chapter 4 - Get a Raise by Getting the Right Work Done
  • Chapter 5 - The Worth-Your-Time Test
  • Chapter 6 - Say Yes to Saying No
  • Chapter 7 - A Practical Plan for When You Feel Overwhelmed
  • Chapter 8 - Stop Procrastinating--Now
  • Chapter 9 - Don't Let Long-Term Projects Become Last-Minute Panic
  • Chapter 10 - Stop Multitasking
  • Chapter 11 - How to Stay Focused on What's Important
  • Chapter 12 - To-Do Lists That Work
  • Chapter 13 - How to Tackle Your To-Do List
  • Chapter 14 - Reward Yourself for Doing Dreaded Tasks
  • Chapter 15 - Management Time
  • Chapter 16 - Levels of Delegation
  • Chapter 17 - Ritual
  • Chapter 18 - Power Through Your Day in 90-Minute Cycles
  • Chapter 19 - An 18-Minute Plan for Managing Your Day
  • Chapter 20 - Use a 10-Minute Diary to Stay on Track
  • Chapter 21 - How to Accomplish More by Doing Less
  • Chapter 22 - Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time
  • Chapter 23 - Why Great Performers Sleep More
  • Chapter 24 - Simplify Your E-mail
  • Chapter 25 - Eight E-mail Overload Experiments
  • Chapter 26 - Sustaining Your Productivity System
  • Chapter 27 - More Productivity Books to Explore
  • Chapter 28 - Productivity Apps and Tools