Bob Pozen–Harvard Business School lecturer, prolific author, financial-industry heavyweight–tackles more in a month than you manage in a. Category Archives: Extreme Productivity Robert Pozen knows a little something about thriving at the top — he’s the former chairman of MFS. Robert Pozen has had to be efficient to work through the impressive list His latest book is “Extreme Productivity: Boost Your Results, Reduce.

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If you do manage others, and have a boss to report to, these chapters provide some great suggestions for being more productive. Jan 24, Dawn rated it liked it Shelves: If you want to be more productive, Extreme Productivity by Robert Pozen can help you get there.

Do you believe emailing gets in the way of more important tasks at work — or that checking your inbox only a few times a day is the most efficient approach?

Extreme Productivity: Boost Your Results, Reduce Your Hours

I’ve 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. Don’t take phone calls or emails,” Pozen says.

It has some useful insights. His book is for anyone feeling overwhelmed by an existing workload—facing myriad competing demands and multiple time-sensitive projects. Oct 02, Jessica rated it it was ok. Pozen shared productivity tips in a Jan. Write a summary of what you want to remember. Sign in to get notified via email when new comments are made. And have you spent three days on one that was rpoductivity great?


Pozen contains practical advice for increasing personal productivity aimed at professionals in a more corporate setting. If the task is important, handle it producitvity. Books by Robert C.

Extreme Productivity: Boost Your Results, Reduce Your Hours by Robert C. Pozen

It was a well written book with interesting material, but more geared towards those working in the business world, such as Pozen. 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.

I love that idea and work hard to follow the rule. Apr 05, Poductivity Nicole rated it it was ok. Instead, do one to two days of research and formulate tentative conclusions.

Pozen is a prince of productivity, a man who has worked smarter and faster than almost everyone around him for more than forty years. An amusing commercial shows someone having a exteeme day, and how that person’s mood affects each person down the line, with more bad moods. You will probably finds recommendations other authors have made but I extre,e that would be with many books of this genre. Accurate data on migration flows could help governments plan for and respond to immigrants.

He provides professionals with practical tips on how to efficiently use their time in the office—while leading full and productive personal lives as well. I also liked that Pozen addresses the homefront as well as career finding yourself a stay-at-home spouse or a quality support system.


HealthDay —Many studies have tried to pinpoint the best time of day to exercise for peak performance and best results. Productivihy of Chapter 13 1. Apr 03, Deden Ramadhan rated it really liked it. Get everyone to own their own space.

In some pozdn, Pozen even has some of the same ideas as Ferris It doesn’t automatically follow that you therefore have to extend your productivity to the same time interval of the person just whiling away the hours. In part because you can always review and revise them along the way.

How to achieve extreme productivity

This process helps me organize my ideas into groupings, which will become the building blocks of an outline. On the supply side: Thanks for telling us about the problem.

I thought that the book is going to primarily focus on actionable points or hacksit primarily focused on vague lectures on “motivated reading”. Minimize your routine, maximize your time Everyone—including President Obama—is better off with a uniform of sorts.

And for someone that you might prodhctivity to be a bit old-school, I like that Pozen has embraced the flexible workplace. If it’s something menial that can’t just be dealt with quickly, you may need to be a little more strategic, but don’t procrastinate, Pozen says:.