Productivity is a huge and topic that almost everyone talks about it these days. There are many different approaches and principles in getting things done, becoming more productive and producing more and better results.
In today’s world, personal productivity has become a crucial part of life because there are more distractions like the social media and instant messaging bugging for your attention every minute. Plus, the proper management of your willpower, habits, and obstacles you face each day will greatly determine your effectiveness and how productive you are. Here are 5 must read books on productivity.
1. The One Thing by Gary Keller
This is one of the best books available on productivity anyone can get in the market right now. The book has won 12 awards and is the #1 international bestseller in many ways. The author, Gary Keller, shares with you how you can become more effective and get more done through focusing on your one thing.
Everyone wants to do more, to accomplish more and to get more done, but yet, trying to do more may not be the answer. In this book, Gary will tell you how you can become productive and achieve extraordinary results through discovering your one thing and getting it done.
2. Getting Things Done by David Allen
This is one of the most influential personal productivity and business books of its era. It was published many years ago, but the timeless principles the author shares are still relevant in today’s world. In fact, Getting Things Done has become the household name in the productivity realm.
Regardless of whether you are handling professional or personal tasks, you can achieve an optimum level of productivity through the use of an organized system. Allen has devised the GTD system that anyone can utilize to be more productive.
3. The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferris
The New York Times bestselling author, Tim Ferris shares how you can live more and work less through this cutting-edge book. Tim explains that you must let go of the old concept in order to achieve the 4-hour workweek in this new world.
This book is the blueprint how you can live your dream, escaping the rat race, earning five-figure monthly income with almost zero management, and also experience high-end travel.
4. Smarter Faster Better by Charles Duhigg
Charles tells you why managing how you think is more important than what you think in this fascinating book on personal productivity. From goal setting to motivation to decision making, the book shares with you why some people and companies are able to get so much done.
This book is based on the latest findings in psychology, neuroscience, and behavioral economics. This book is full of deep reporting and rich storytelling to explain how you can improve what you do in your life.
5. 15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management by Kevin Kruse
What if you can increase your productivity by 5x or even 10x in key areas in your life? What if you can get an additional hour to spend with your family, to read and to exercise each day? In this book, the best-selling author, Kevin Kruse shares his remarkable findings of super productive people.
This book is based on the survey, interviews, and research with billionaires, straight-A students, Olympic athletes, including Kevin Harrington, John Lee, Pat Flynn, Mark Cuban, Lewis Howes and Grant Cardone. You will learn the secrets of these super productive people in this book.