Do More Great Work: Stop the Busywork. Start the Work That Matters.
You work hard. You put in the hours. Yet you feel like you are constantly treading water with "Good Work" that keeps you going but never quite moves you ahead. Or worse, you are mired in "Bad Work"—endless meetings and energy-draining bureaucratic traps.
Do More Great Work gets to the heart of the problem: Even the best performers are spending less than a fraction of their time doing "Great Work"—the kind of innovative work that pushes us forward, stretches our creativity, and truly satisfies us. Michael Bungay Stanier, Canadian Coach of the Year in 2006, is a business consultant who’s found a way to move us away from bad work (and even good work), and toward more time spent doing great work.
When you’re up to your eyeballs answering e-mail, returning phone calls, attending meetings and scrambling to get that project done, you can turn to this inspirational, motivating, and at times playful book for invaluable guidance. In fifteen exercises, Do More Great Work shows how you can finally do more of the work that engages and challenges you, that has a real impact, that plays to your strengths—and that matters.
The exercises are "maps"—brilliantly simple visual tools that help you find, start and sustain Great Work, revealing how to:
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DanStratton - LibraryThing
After hearing Michael Bungay Stanier talk about how to Do More Great Work: Stop the Busywork. Start the Work That Matters on the GTD Virtual Study Group, I had to read the book. It took me awhile to ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - porch_reader - LibraryThing
This is a very interactive book. Michael Bungay Stanier starts by describing the difference between Bad Work (work that is pointless), Good Work (necessary, sometimes engaging, and mundane), and Great ... Read full review