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Book Õ What's Best Next How the Gospel Transforms the Way You Get Things Done ´ Dcmdirect ↠ [Download] ➺ What's Best Next: How the Gospel Transforms the Way You Get Things Done By Matt Perman – Dcmdirect.co.uk Do work that matters Productivity isn't just about gettinScriptures and the best business thinkers show generosity is the key to unlocking our productivity It is also the key to finding meaning and fulfillment in our work What's Best Next offers a practical approach for improving your productivity in all areas of life It will help you better understandWhy good works are not just rare and special things like going to Africa but anything you do in faith even tying your shoesHow to create a mission statement for your life that actually worksHow to delegate to people in a way that actually empowers themHow to overcome time killers like procrastination interrupti Matt Perman's book What's Best Next How the Gospel Transforms the Way You Get Things Done is not a traditional productivity book although it does include some ideas and practices for working and living effectively It's like a combination of a practical theology of work and gospel oriented advice for ordering your lifeThe book starts by building a strong case for a biblical view of productivity and distinguishing it from the world's view of getting things done It lays the groundwork for understanding why a good theology of productivity matters how it will help us become better Christians and what benefits it will provide other than getting things doneAfter establishing a strong foundation of how the Bible defines productivity he then moves into practical application of those principles Some sections I found especially helpful were how and why to create a mission statement in light of the gospel's timeless truth how to define your roles in light of the gospel's commands how to set up your week with a view for serving others and how to delegate for the benefit of others not just for yourselfThis book will challenge your thinking It's not a fast read although it's well written and engaging But it reuires a lot of thought and calls for some homework along the way for instance the chapter on creating a mission statement or defining your roles reuires time out to do just that It's not a book worth rushing through Thankfully each chapter closes with a box literally called The Box that includes the chapter's core point core uote and core Scripture passage; a task for immediate application; common uestions and answers; and further resources about the chapter's contentAdditionally the book ends with a toolkit that can be revisited time and again whenever you need a refresher on some aspect of gospel driven productivity It includes things like a 500 word recap of the topic; an easy reference guide to key issues in productivity pointing to various pages within the book itself; an annotated bibliography for further reading on key productivity related topics; and a list of tools available for free online including five bonus chapters and other helpful articlesHighly recommend for any Christian who wants to get anything done no matter what your role may be It shares a strong biblical worldview keeps Scripture as the highest authority and strikes a fine balance between grace and law It is a resource I will be returning to in the future whenever I need a refresher on what's best next

Matt Perman á How the Gospel Transforms the Way You Get Things Done Epub

Ons and multitasking by turning them around and making them work for youHow to process workflow efficiently and get your email inbox to zero every dayHow your work and life can transform the world socially economically and spiritually and connect to God's global purposes By anchoring your understanding of productivity in God's purposes and plan What's Best Next will give you a practical approach for increasing your effectiveness in everything you do This expanded edition includes a new chapter on productivity in a fallen world and a new appendix on beingproductive with work that reuires creative thinki I bought this book based on a recommendation Sadly I can't really recommend it except to the subset of people that are 1 A huge Jonathan Edwards fan and 2 have never read anything about productivity ever If that's you then this is an outstanding book However for me the constant references to the same 3 or so authors and the need the author felt to include productivity tips that work for him but may or may not have research behind them left me wanting Keep in mind this is the expanded edition I wonder if an abridged version would be amazing It's as if the author left everything he ever thought in the book and no editor helped him trim the fat That is to say that none of the ideas are bad but that he wanted to cover every base on productivity This includes bases that have entire books written to them It's not a uick read it's not an easy read but the information isn't bad As much as I wanted to like this book I didn't Sorry

Kindle ☆ How the Gospel Transforms the Way You Get Things Done á Matt Perman

What's Best Next How the Gospel Transforms the Way You Get Things DoneDo work that matters Productivity isn't just about gettingthings done It's about getting the right things done the things that count make a difference and move the world forward In our current era of massive overload this is harder than ever before So how do you getof the right things done without confusing mere activity for actual productivity? When we take God's purposes into account a revolutionary insight emerges Surprisingly we see that the way to be productive is to put others first to make the welfare of other people our motive and criteria in determining what to do what's best next As both the MY REVIEWPerman does a great job of building upon popular productivity principles and presents them in a gospel centered framework Perhaps you have tried adopting principles patterns and methods from other productivity books but have got burned out using them and found that they just don't translate well for you This book is different If you want to live a life of purpose this book will help you become a better steward of the time God has entrusted to you by helping you define what is productivity what things are truly productive and how they fit into your lifeMY TOP TAKEAWAYSHere are the top 12 Myths this book will help the reader overcome in regards to a gospel centered view of productivityMyth #1 Productivity is about getting done fasterTruth Productivity is about effectiveness first not efficiencyMyth #2 The way to be productive is to have the right techniues and toolsTruth Productivity comes first from character not techniues The only way to make the right decisions is first to be the right kind of person Rom 12 1 – 2; 2 Peter 5 1 – 8Myth #3 It is not essential to give consideration to what God has to say about productivityTruth We cannot be truly productive unless all our activity stems from love for God and the acknowledgment that he is sovereign over all our plansMyth #4 It is not essential to make the gospel central in our view of productivityTruth The only way to be productive is to realize that you don’t have to be productiveMyth #5 The way to be productive is to tightly manage yourself and othersTruth Productivity comes from engagement not tight control; when we are motivated we don’t need to tightly control ourselves or othersMyth #6 The aim of time management should be our peace of mindTruth Productivity is first about doing good for others to the glory of GodMyth #7 The way to succeed is to put yourself firstTruth We become most productive by putting others first not ourselvesMyth #8 We will have peace of mind if we can get everything under controlTruth Basing our peace of mind on our ability to control everything will never workMyth #9 To do lists are enoughTruth Time is like space and we need to see lists as support material for our activity zones not as sufficient in themselves to keep track of what we have to doMyth #10 Productivity is best defined by tangible outcomesTruth The greatest evidence of productivity comes from intangibles not tangiblesMore and productivity is about intangibles — relationships developed connections made and things learned We need to incorporate intangibles into our definition of productivity or we will short change ourselves by thinking that sitting at our desks for a certain number of hours euals a productive day Truth The greatest evidence of productivity comes from intangibles not tangiblesMyth #11 The time we spend working is a good measure of our productivityTruth We need to measure productivity by results not by time spent workingDeadlines work well for execution tasks the realm of personal management but they do not work well for creative tasks and ambiguity the realm of personal leadershipMyth #12 Having to work really hard or even suffer in our work means our priorities are screwed up or we are doing something wrongTruth We will sometimes suffer from our work and it is not sin