The Truth About Getting Things Done (new) by Mark FritzThe Truth About Getting Things Done (new) by Mark Fritz

The Truth About Getting Things Done (new)

byMark Fritz

Paperback | September 6, 2011

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What do you reallyneed to know to become more organised, more effective and get more done in less time? Honest, concise and to the point, The Truth About Getting Things Done cuts to the very core of what you need to know to help you focus your time, become more efficient and achieve all your goals. Whether you want to reduce your inbox, eradicate your to-do list or simply make more time for yourself, Mark Fritz draws on over 25 years' experience of successfully managing time to dispel all the myths to give you just the truth - plain and simple. Forty-two short, sharp truths will transform the way you think about and tackle time, and will give you all the vital tips, tricks and advice you'll wish somebody had told you earlier. Learn how to establish effective goal-focused habits and make a success of just about anything you put your mind to Discover powerful approaches to managing your workload, your time and your expectations of others Don't just get things done, get the rightthings done, in the rightway, at the righttime This book is a great synthesis of Mark's years of presenting experience, thinking and considered logic on getting the right things done and being more effective in your daily work' John Blackwell, CEO of JBA, UK
Mark Fritz is the founder of Procedor, a company focused on two main areas – personal effectiveness (leading yourself) and leadership effectiveness (leading others) – and provides consulting, training and coaching/mentoring services to companies throughout the world. He is an associate of Ashbridge College and a visiting professor at ...
Title:The Truth About Getting Things Done (new)Format:PaperbackDimensions:184 pages, 8.5 × 5.45 × 0.5 inPublished:September 6, 2011Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0273770004

ISBN - 13:9780273770008


Table of Contents



Part I   The Truth About Success and Focus

TRUTH 1 – It’s not about getting things done, it’s about success

TRUTH 2 – The why needs to be greater than the how

TRUTH 3 – You need to believe it in order to achieve it

TRUTH 4 – It's focus management, not time management

TRUTH 5 – If everything is important, then nothing is important

TRUTH 6 – Your clarity of focus drives the action you want


Part II  The Truth About Goals and Outcomes

TRUTH 7 – Goals make your life self–directed

TRUTH 8 – Life is about the journey and the destination

TRUTH 9 – You accomplish more with an outcome focus


Part III The Truth About Beliefs and Character

TRUTH 10 – Nothing is stopping you but you

TRUTH 11 – Your past does not have to equal your future

TRUTH 12 – The size of your beliefs determines the size of your achievements

TRUTH 13 – Your attitude is really your window to the world


Part IV  The Truth About Thinking and Planning

TRUTH 14 – All actions begin in your thoughts first

TRUTH 15 – Positive thinking pushes out negative thinking

TRUTH 16 – What you learn only has power when put into action

TRUTH 17 – Be proactive, not reactive, by thinking ahead

TRUTH 18 – Planning drives faster decisions and action


Part V   The Truth About Discipline and Habits

TRUTH 19 – You can’t wait for the inspiration to take action

TRUTH 20 – What you do today creates your future

TRUTH 21 – Discipline is doing what's necessary, when it is necessary

TRUTH 22 – You create your habits and your habits create you

TRUTH 23 – That little bit extra makes a huge difference

TRUTH 24 – People really don't fail, they just stop taking action

TRUTH 25 – It is easier to create a new habit than break an old one


Part VI  The Truth About Relationships and Communication

TRUTH 26 – You achieve better rapport by adapting your approach to others

TRUTH 27 – Remove the emotions first and then discuss the facts

TRUTH 28 – You are in "sales", as you are always selling your ideas to others

TRUTH 29 – Questions have more power than answers

TRUTH 30 – Stories and examples make the emotional link faster

TRUTH 31 – Match communication styles for a quicker response

TRUTH 32 – Listening enables better communication than talking


Part VII  The Truth About Teamwork and Follow–up

TRUTH 33 – No one creates success by themselves

TRUTH 34 – You attract help from others by keeping your commitments

TRUTH 35 – Trust is the fuel for productive teamwork

TRUTH 36 – You get the behaviours that you reinforce


Part VIII The Truth About Potential and Excellence

TRUTH 37 – You can't see the picture when you are in the frame

TRUTH 38 – Growth comes when you are comfortable being uncomfortable

TRUTH 39 – Comparing yourself to others limits your growth

TRUTH 40 – Surround yourself with the right people to fuel your growth

TRUTH 41 – Pride in what you do creates excellence in what you do


Part IX  The Truth About Doing the Uncommon

TRUTH 42 – It is all about making common sense common practice



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