Productivity Boosters: Theories, Tools, and Practices

Course Materials


Web Pages

David Rock – Your Brain At Work

Beverly Ryle – Prioritizing Grid – a web based application to prioritize a list of any kind or length

100 time, energy, and attention hacks to become more productive

Achieve Your Goals- The Simple Trick That Doubles Your Odds of Success

How to be the most productive person in your office — and still get home by 5-30 p.m. – The Week

Managing Overwhelm, Time Pressures, Reduce Stress – Institute of HeartMath

The Eisenhower Decision Matrix- How to Distinguish Between Urgent and Important Tasks


Allen, D. (2001). Getting things done: The art of stress-free productivity. New York: Viking.

Fiore, N. A. (2007). The now habit: A strategic program for overcoming procrastination and enjoying guilt-free play. New York: Tarcher/Penguin.

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