Get Sh*t Done: The Ultimate Guide to Productivity, Procrastination, and Profitability

Get Sh*t Done: The Ultimate Guide to Productivity, Procrastination, and Profitability

by Jeffrey Gitomer


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Discover the lost secrets of accomplishment and achievement!

Do you want to do more, accomplish more? Of course you do, everyone does. So, what’s stopping you? Get Sh*t Done not only shows you what’s preventing you from daily achievement, it provides the tools and the strategies to help you get to where you want to be. Get Sh*t Done is much more than just the title of this book, it’s the method that unlocks the secrets of accomplishment and achievement—the GSD Secret Formula. In this book, you will learn to identify and implement the elements of superior productivity, eliminate the causes of procrastination, and achieve the best possible outcomes in business and in life.

This valuable guide gives you a comprehensive, step-by-step plan for achieving maximum productivity. Bestselling author and "King of Sales" Jeffrey Gitomer guides you through each aspect of the GSD process, from attitude, desire, and determination, to goals, productivity, resilience, and fulfillment. Engaging and easy to read, this book shows you how to discover the best ways to invest your time into productive and profitable actions—and feel great about your achievements. Using the proven, immediately-actionable GSD Formula, you’re on your way to:

  • Doubling your achievements, your work habits, and your income
  • Implementing simple shifts and simple actions that increase positive outcomes
  • Recognizing the early warning signs of procrastination and reluctance
  • Eliminating the major GSD distractions that hold you back
  • Discovering how to select, set, and achieve your goals

Get Sh*t Done: The Ultimate Guide to Productivity, Procrastination, & Profitability is a must-have resource for anyone who wants to never again say "I'll do it later" and just get it done.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781119647201
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/12/2019
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 165,107
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

JEFFREY GITOMER is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Sales Bible, Little Red Book of Selling, Little Black Book of Connections, and Little Gold Book of YES! Attitude. His books have appeared on major bestseller lists more than 500 times and have sold millions of copies worldwide.

Table of Contents


It's Not Just You, I Can't Get Shit Done Either 6

Why Me? 8

Why is Marden in This Book? 10

Unlocking the Mystery of Productivity, and Locking in the Secrets of Success 12

This Book is About Shit Shifting 14

3.5 Prime Principles 17

Discovery – The AHA Factor! 19

To Do or Not to Do 23

Why Can't You Get More Shit Done? 24


Why Can't You Achieve the Goals You Set? 34

What POWERS Your DO Engine? 39

Time Bombs

Your Shit Use of Time… Distractions 42

Rate Your Mental and Physical Distractions 44


If You Do Set a "Goal," Please Do It the Right Way 50

To Achieve Your Goals, You Must Do the Following 53

Put Your Goals in Front of Your Face 55

A Goal is a Dream with a Plan... and Other Fairy Tales 58


Getting Shit Done Starts with the "P" in YOU 64

People Reject or Don't Want to Deal with Complaints or Problems Because 69

How Responsible are You? 71

Good, Better, Best. Which One are You? 72

Are You Burned Out or Just Hating It? 80

Start Your Day the Night Before 84

Wake Up and Smell the Success 86

The Secret Formula and the SpongeBob Factor 97

The GSD 100-Year-Old Secret Formula 100

You are the Elements of Your Rections and Responses 103

Sales and Time

Time is on Your Side, as Long as You Understand It 110

"If You Love to Do It, You Procrastinate Less" 114

"Procrastination is a Symptom" 116

"Set Deadlines for Achievement" 117

Sales and You

PERSISTENCE and "ANTENNAS UP" – How I Got Shit Done 122

I Was Going to Follow Up BUT... 129

Help I'm Slumping and I can’t get a sale 134

Economy Up or Down – What's the Real Situation? 140

Achieve Now

Use Your Personal GSD Power 148

AA – the Twenty-First Century: Achievement Actions 154

How to ACHIEVE the Ultimate GSD Information and Self-test 156


Kids Teach the Value, Purpose, Surprise Action, and the Wisdom of WOW! 164

Orison Swett Marden and SUCCESS 167

The GSD Real-World Action Plan 187

3.5 Realities to Help You Get Over the "Hump" 188

12.5 Action Steps to Get Shit Done 194

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