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Get Things Done: What Stops Smart People Achieving More and How You Can Change by Robert Kelsey

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… Beyond Work

Getting things done involves far more than what happens with our careers. We can be just as dissatisfied by productivity in our life outside of work. Certainly, we can find ourselves mentally cluttered once beyond the office door – perhaps feeling trapped within social groups that no longer share our values, or stuck with unfulfilling routines, or even burdened by personal responsibilities.

The answer, according to organizational gurus such as Julie Morgenstern (of Never Check Emails … fame), is to realize that the emotional barriers that may hamper your career pursuits can also act as a drag at home.

Morgenstern's view is that it's possible to blast your way out of this inertia through the adoption of clear ambitions for your ...

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