Archive for May, 2008

David Allen Interview, a Friday Evening Treat
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David Allen Interview, a Friday Evening Treat

I’ve got a special treat for you this evening.  David recently presented GTD to the Hewlett Packard Corporation.  Following his presentation he took the time to sit down with Ian Griffin , an executive speech writer for the company.  Ian is also the author of the Professionally Speaking blog and that’s where this great podcast […]

GTD Times – Kluge and GTD
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GTD Times – Kluge and GTD

Editor’s Note: We’ve had an incredible response to the request for contributor’s with a cognitive sciences background. Several notable individuals have very kinds offered to author posts that deal with questions of the brain that I believe are of great importance with respect to helping us understand why we do what we do, why GTD […]

Productivity Countdown
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Productivity Countdown

I usually do OK tracking individual actions and small and medium sized projects. These are items for which I can easily envision the completed state – I know what “done” will look like and I know I will mark these complete in a few days or weeks. Sometimes, however, I have projects where the completion […]

Zappos Pays New Employees $1000 to Quit!
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Zappos Pays New Employees $1000 to Quit!

Although not GTD specific, this article from Harvard Business Online was simply too interesting not to post. Here’s an excerpt: This is a company that’s bursting with personality, to the point where a huge number of its 1,600 employees are power users of Twitter so that their friends, colleagues, and customers know what they’re up […]

Getting Nothing Done with Fire and Water
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Getting Nothing Done with Fire and Water

Several of us recently got together at David Allen’s house for a casual get-together. For some of us, me at least, it was the first time to see David since he surfaced from writing his soon-to-be-bestseller GTD book #3, Making it All Work David’s been submerged in the details of the book writing for some […]

Automating Your Weekly Review: a post originally by Marc Orchant
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Automating Your Weekly Review: a post originally by Marc Orchant

I was thinking about my friend Marc Orchant this morning while also looking for something about how to do a good weekly review when I came upon a post that Marc himself had authored back in 2004. He was actually referring to another post that explains how to set up Outlook to automate the process […]

The GTD Breakfast Club
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The GTD Breakfast Club

With the recent posts on GTD for Kids and GTD for Families, I thought I would share this one… Last year, my daughter, Wendy, recently made a post in the GTD Connect forum about how our family is learning about GTD at the breakfast table. [If you’re a GTD Connect subscriber, you can read the […]

The Long Awaited Follow-Up to "Getting Things Done"
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The Long Awaited Follow-Up to "Getting Things Done"

From the author of the bestseller “Getting Things Done”, comes a new book that will change your life. “Getting Things Done” hit a nerve and spawned a movement with businesses, students, and techies all the way from Silicon Valley to Europe and Asia. Now, David Allen leads the world on a new path to achieve […]

A procrastination test
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A procrastination test

“I love deadlines…especially the whooshing sound they make as they go flying by” -Douglas Adams From time to time virtually all of us put off until tomorrow what we should have done yesterday. Most of the time we do this knowing full well that we ought to get busy getting whatever needs doing, done. What’s […]

O'Reilly Launches iPhone Hacks, your iPhone will never be the same!
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O'Reilly Launches iPhone Hacks, your iPhone will never be the same!

If you’ve got an iPhone check out O’Reilly’s new publication:  iPhone Hacks…