Today’s generation is running in a marathon and everyone wants to be productive but don’t know how to be! Being productive doesn’t mean to do much more works or to be harder on yourself but it means doing the right thing and in per unit of time. And not everyone wants to read books in this technological era. But the truth is, there are some good productivity based books that will literally change your habits and helps you to be productive if you read them thoroughly, and apply the tips in books in your daily living sincerely.
So let me illustrate 5 good productivity based books:
1: 7 habits of highly effective people:
The books “ 7 habits of highly effective people “ is written by Stephen R. Covey. This book is a self improvement book. In this book covey mentioned that we need to change our perception for changing ourselves or our habits, so that we can be able to change a situation.
Here are the 7 habits of highly effective people that are mentioned in book;
1. Be Proactive
5. Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood
2: Free to focus:
The author of “ Free to focus “ is Michael Hyatt. This book is a simple 3 step way to be productive. The book teaches you how to cut off the distractions and disturbing things and just to focus on your goals and commitments to be productive. This book will help you how to prioritize your work.
A quote on productive habits from above mentioned book; “True productivity is about doing more of what is in your desire zone and less of everything else.”
3: Tiny habits: the small changes that change everything
Author of the book is B.J. Fogg. Fogg says that if you want to be productive and wants to achieve your goals in life then you have to start from small things instead of big. Starting from small things will be easier to step forward and look for big. In his book he illustrates that for improving yourself start with 2 pushups, onces you have that habit of starting from small than ultimately you will go from 2 pushusps to 10.
4: Getting things done: the art of stress- free productivity:
By David Allen. All about business productivity. The book teaches how to eliminate negative thoughts and get the key to assess your goals and focus on them. It also helps to overcome anxiety and negative vibes.
A rule from the book which I can relate here “ do it, delegate it, defer it, drop it”
5: The Power of less: By Leo Babuata
This book focuses on productivity management as well as helps you to understand your priorities. A perfect guideline, how to focus on your task and took the advantage of available resources around you.
He beautifully writes in his book that:
“ Instead of focusing on how much you can accomplish, focus on how much you can love what you are doing “
All the above mentioned stuff are productivity hacks. If you want to change your life style in a productive way then must read above mentioned books that are worth reading and see the change in your life.