Unstuck: Breaking Free From Barriers to Your Productivity
: Many people with great, world-changing ideas aren't able to make them happen. Most people are trying to make a difference where they are, yet they feel overwhelmed, overloaded, and far too busy. How do you get "unstuck"-without resorting to...
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Many people with great, world-changing ideas aren't able to make them happen. Most people are trying to make a difference where they are, yet they feel overwhelmed, overloaded, and far too busy. How do you get "unstuck"-without resorting to complex systems that take more time to keep up than they actually save?
Unstuck answers this question by introducing readers to eight core principles that are at the heart of becoming an effective person for the glory of God. These principles are flexible enough for people to adapt and apply them to their own life and context. Also included is a plan for getting started in using these principles and applying them to real life.
This book is more than just good ideas that you read and never apply. Unstuck walks you step-by-step through the core principles that free you to be more effective in everything you do. How can we learn the discipline of personal effectiveness? Starting with the Scriptures and drawing on the best research Unstuck shows Christians how to live integrated lives. True effectiveness is doing something in God's way and for God's glory, and this book will show you how.
Matt Perman formerly served as the senior director of strategy at Desiring God Ministries in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and is a frequent speaker on the topic of productivity from a Godcentered perspective. He has an MDiv from Southern Theological Seminary and a Project Management Professional certification from the Project Management Institute. Matt regularly blogs at www.whatsbestnext.com and lives in Minneapolis with his wife and their three children.
- :introduction: Different Kinds Of Stuckthe Eight Core Principleschapter 1: Understanding Urgency And Importance---for Realchapter 2: Mission: Know Why You’re Herechapter 3: Self-concept: See Yourself As A Professionalchapter 4: Execution: Start With Your Time, Not With Your Tasks (that Is, Realize You Can’t Give Equal Focus To Everything)chapter 5: Goals: Start With Your Vision, Not With Your Constraintschapter 6: Choosing Activities: Work In Your Strengths Most Of The Timechapter 7: Getting In The Zone (the Ultimate Way To Be Unstuck): Work Fully When You’re Working, Rest Fully When You’re Restingchapter 8: Avoiding The Ultimate Dead End