The Getting Things Done Workbook

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I feel like visually-oriented learners like myself will get a lot more out of this book than the original Getting Things Done book. Practical step-by-step pages walk the reluctant but eager reader through steps to be more productive.
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I had gotten a copy of the original Getting Things Done, but had never gotten the thing done of reading it through or implementing the system. For me, then, this workbook covered new ground, but I think if you have read the book, it might not be as useful. This would be a nice gift if you're sure the recipient wants some help getting organized, especially for more visual people.
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Love this workbook! One of the criticisms of David Allen's Getting Things Done is that people feel it is overwhelming in it's own right. This workbook really breaks everything down step-by-step. The workbook is not cluttered and the pages are laid out simply. There are a lot of mini quizzes, checklists, steps, and capture space. If you are looking to really learn the GTD system from the ground up or just get a refresher, you could easily read this instead of the GTD book. I'm personally looking forward to going through this to restart my own productivity system.
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Overall, a great place to start getting organized, getting ready to start a new chapter of your life.
Practical, step-by-step advice, ready for anyone to pick up and start making changes.

**I received this book from NetGalley in return for an honest review.
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The Getting Things Done Workbook is a very thorough and detailed planner for working through the Getting Things Done Method. I had not read the Getting Things Done books before reading this workbook, although there are many references to the books. I found it very helpful in providing examples for every possible type of action items and they ways to categorize them. Whether it be in your work life or personal life, either digitally organized or in analog (pen and paper) format, this is very helpful to staying on top of projects, tasks, and information in your life. After reading this workbook I will definitely read Getting Things Done.

Thank you NetGalley for my complimentary copy in return for my honest review.
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A condensed workbook version of the popular productivity title.  I'm not fond of the use of QR codes (and can't evaluate the QR content as it doesn't currently go to any content) but I think the system can be grasped just fine with this abbreviated version.
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I received a Digital Advance Reader Copy of this book from #NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. 

The GTD method has such a cult following on the internet. I tried to read the original book a few years ago and while it was very informative and I can see how it's helpful, it was difficult to get through. It was very repetitive and the examples were tailored to the more high-powered executive type, a category in which I do not fall, and it felt unrelatable. 

When I was given the opportunity to receive an advance copy of the workbook, I was so excited! I really enjoyed this and it condensed the GTD system into a much more manageable form. I appreciated the format - it was easy to read and understand and the steps (and sub-steps) were laid out in a logical way that I didn't quite get in the original book. 

I think this was an excellent workbook and will be useful to GTD pros and newbies alike.
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