Free to Focus – Michael Hyatt

Michael Hyatt, Free to Focus (Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 2019), 250 pp. The subtitle of Michael Hyatt’s newest book, Free to Focus is a fitting summary of the content – A Total Productivity System to Achieve More by Doing Less. Readers familiar with Hyatt know that he has created a unique reputation as being aContinue reading “Free to Focus – Michael Hyatt”

Do More Better: A Practical Guide to Productivity – Tim Challies (2015)

Here’s a lofty claim: “I believe this book can improve your life.” This is a claim we’ve all heard before. Infomercials, hucksters, and television preachers make similar claims. The net result is generally less than satisfying. The consumer usually walks away from such a claim with a lighter wallet, a bruised ego, and more skepticismContinue reading “Do More Better: A Practical Guide to Productivity – Tim Challies (2015)”

ESSENTIALISM: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less – Greg McKeown (2014)

In the late 80’s I read Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.  That was a profound experience as Covey revealed areas of weakness that needed to be excavated in my life.  A similar thing happened as I poured over the pages of Essentialism by Greg McKeown. McKeown sets forth his basic proposal at the beginning ofContinue reading “ESSENTIALISM: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less – Greg McKeown (2014)”