You might feel you’re productive if you’re managing well at home, office and community. While managing well is no certificate to ensure that you’re productive, it is the combination of tactic and strategy that helps you to be productive.
So if you’ve not read a good book lately, now’s the time to hop to the neighbourhood library and grab a book with a powerful message that is certain to increase your productivity. The following five books are our favourites and certain to change your life forever.
Getting Things Done: Pronounced as the bible of productivity, this book is realistic and simple. Allen focuses on relaxation- the more you can relax, the more productive you can be. He encourages you to have more fun getting things done, and does a great job of showing you how to do just that.
The Happiness Advantage: Happiness has a different context to each of us, but this book has a way of simplifying it down to a practical level. It focuses on the practical things we can do every day in order to become happier and get more done. Worth a read!
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: The key message of this book is optimism. If you’re keen on making your life productive, this is a key staple.
The Power of Less: This book is a breath of fresh air in today’s time. It emphasises the need to cut down the unnecessary and streamline actions to attain simplicity. Perfect for individuals looking to reflect and understand what matters most.
The 4-Hour Workweek: This is a classic. It may appear fictional to many, but is a great primer on working smarter and outsourcing elements of your work—if you have the flexibility to do so.