Archive for May, 2008

Oliver's GTD Experience Part II: why do we procrastinate?
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Oliver's GTD Experience Part II: why do we procrastinate?

As those of you that read this site regularly may know, I am relatively new to GTD having just begun following David Allen’s principles immediately prior to taking on the editorial role here at GTDtimes. When I started I determined that it might be of value to others to read a little bit about my […]

Video Sunday: David Allen at Google
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Video Sunday: David Allen at Google

Here’s David Allen at Google presenting GTD and the two keys to sustaining a healthy life and work style. This is a fantastic video and is absolutely worth the 45 minutes or so to watch it through. If you haven’t seen this before you’re in for a great learning experience, if you have, it’s worth […]

GTD at Home
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GTD at Home

By Michael Sliwinski – Community Contributor “Don’t try this at home” (MTV – Music Television) As I mentioned in my last article, being at the GTD seminar and listening to David Allen inspired me to try out different approaches to GTD. I decided to actually try GTD at home. I had a pleasure of talking […]

Live Blogging the Mastering Workflow Seminar: John and Chris, Getting Things Done
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Live Blogging the Mastering Workflow Seminar: John and Chris, Getting Things Done

These guys, lurking at the back of the room aren’t playing video games, at least I hope not. They are two of the newest team members at The David Allen Company, John Ward and Chris McIntyre. Both seasoned presenters, they are here to audit Kelly class and sharpen their GTD presentation skills. We enjoyed a […]

Live Blogging the Mastering Workflow Seminar: Are there any b…y actions on your current lists?
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Live Blogging the Mastering Workflow Seminar: Are there any b…y actions on your current lists?

Kelly just gave an interesting illustration of thinking about projects from a…z. Here’s how this works: Z represents the successful outcome – what your project will look like when done. A represents the next single physical action to take to move forward. b…y represents any additional action steps (but not the next action) along the […]

Live Blogging the Mastering Workflow Seminar: What supports/gets in the way of your productivity?
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Live Blogging the Mastering Workflow Seminar: What supports/gets in the way of your productivity?

TIME 9:37 AM Kelly started the discussion with a great question: On a 1-10 scale, how would you rate your productivity over the last two weeks?1= I should have stayed in bed. 10=Master of Control & Perspective What supports you/gets in the way of you being at 10 more often? Great question. Some surprising answers. […]

Live Blogging the Mastering Workflow Seminar: GTD Mastering Workflow with Kelly Forrister
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Live Blogging the Mastering Workflow Seminar: GTD Mastering Workflow with Kelly Forrister

TIME: 8:45 AM I’m in Newport Beach today, attending the GTD Mastering Workflow Seminar. Although I’ve been to about a dozen GTD and MAP* seminars over the past 15 years, I continue to learn something new each and every time I attend. Kelly Forrister is our presenter today, so I’m certain it will be a […]