Books

A World Without Email Book Summary & Study Guide

Escape inbox overload. Learn how the hyperactive hive mind workflow cripples productivity and find strategies for efficient, focused work in the digital age.

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Crossing the Chasm Book Summary

Book notes and study guide for a classic in new product go to market strategy.

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The Principles of Product Development Flow Book Notes

Using ideas from lean manufacturing, transportation, telecom, computer systems and military doctring this book will change thinking on product development.

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The Loop Book Summary & Study Guide

Explore "The Loop" with this handy study guide that summarizes the key concepts and provides questions to test your understanding.

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The Mom Test Book Summary

Read my notes and book summary from the excellent product management book The Mom Test.

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Getting Things Done Book Outline

I’ve been a practitioner of the book “Getting Things Done” by David Allen for years. I reread the book every few years. Here is the Getting Things Done book outline that I use during my regular review process. I hope it helps you be more productive. Part 1 - The Art of Getting Things Done Part 1 provides a broad overview of the GTD technique. 1 - A New Practice for a New Reality The Power of Being Fully Present: Emphasizes the importance of being completely engaged and present in the moment, despite numerous tasks and commitments.

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Eat That Frog Book Summary

I am reading the book “Eat That Frog” a few years ago. It’s a book that helps focus you on getting stuff done and avoiding procrastination. If you’re listening to the audio version of Eat That Frog this outline might be helpful to you. Note: I’m blogging live while I read it. If you want an email when the summary is finished let me know. Introduction Author has read many different productivity books and articles.

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Rework Book Summary

The book Rework talks about the product development process at Basecamp. This is an outline of the book.

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Lead the Field Book Summary

The book Lead the Field is one of those old school self-help books who’s advice is still applicable today. It focuses on developing yourself around serving others, developing a positive attitude, personal responsibility and goal setting. I wrote this outline so I could come back and visit the key points in the book. Have you read any good productivity books? I’d love you to take a moment to tell my your favorite in the comments.

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