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How to Be a Productivity Ninja

Graham Allcott

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In How to Be a Productivity Ninja, productivity expert Graham Allcott offers practical advice and exercises to help you stay calm, get through your to-do lists, and protect your attention span.

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How to Be a Productivity Ninja

How to Be a Productivity Ninja

by Graham Allcott

Overview

Time management has long been considered the key to productivity. But in a time of constant connection and information overload, time management isn't always the most effective approach.

Graham Allcott is an entrepreneur, keynote speaker, and founder of Think Productive, a UK productivity training and consultancy firm. Allcott's podcast Beyond Busy explores aspects of productivity, work-life balance, and happiness.

In How to Be a Productivity Ninja, Allcott rejects the guru-inspired productivity doctrine for a more practical and human approach. The updated edition of How to be a Productivity Ninja explores how each of us can cultivate a productivity mindset with the help of systems, nurtured habits, and the rejection of perfection.

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The trouble is, the modern work paradigm gives us so little sense of completion or clear space that it feels like we're constantly straining to see the light at the end of a long, long tunnel.

- Graham Allcott

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