Archive for June, 2008

Omnifocus, iPhone, GTDtimes and Other News
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Omnifocus, iPhone, GTDtimes and Other News

Oliver Starr Note:  Erratum.  This article had a number of errors that have been corrected from the original version. Applebriefs‘ Jeff Kabbe has done a spectacular job authoring a very detailed review of the GTD task management application Omnifocus. Mac owners have probably seen other applications developed by Omni Group, particuarly OmniOutliner which comes preinstalled […]

eProductivity Equation: Coaching to get it right
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eProductivity Equation: Coaching to get it right

Today, I’ll share the next part of my e-mail that answers the question: “How to ramp up quickly with GTD and Lotus Notes?”  We’ve touched on the productivity equation and we’ve looked at how methodology is the first component of the equation. We also explored the technology or tools that can be used to implement […]

2 seconds to fold a t-shirt: or How to Fold 30 Shirts in Two Minutes
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2 seconds to fold a t-shirt: or How to Fold 30 Shirts in Two Minutes

Doing the wash is just a few minutes has started some discussion with friends. Most of all the question: how do you do it?I am simply inspired by others.In the video here (explained in the classic GTD 2 minutes) you will see how a t-shirt can be folded in 2 seconds. Now this is something […]

Breaking News!!!  Announcing the First Ever GTD Global Summit
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Breaking News!!! Announcing the First Ever GTD Global Summit

GTDtimes is pleased to be the first site anywhere in the world to announce news of a major event in the world of GTD… For the first time anywhere  five hundred of the most intelligent, inspired and productive people on the planet will gather in San Francisco, California to learn, share, explore, inspire and most […]

The (wash)-IN basket to empty: doing laundry with kids the GTD way
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The (wash)-IN basket to empty: doing laundry with kids the GTD way

David Allen starts the RoadMap seminar: “GTD is all about the lazy way of getting things done”. That got me thinking. Getting things done – that means everything done. Yes even the wash. Done. Getting the wash-IN basket to empty can be done in 2 minutes. Each stage in the process need not take longer – […]

eProductivity Equation: Mobility (for Notes & GTD)
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eProductivity Equation: Mobility (for Notes & GTD)

Today, I’ll share the next part of my e-mail that answers the question:How to ramp up quickly with GTD and Lotus Notes? We’ve touched on the productivity equation and we’ve looked at how methodology is the first component of the equation. We also explored the technology or tools that can be used to implement GTD […]

eProductivity Equation: Technology (for Notes & GTD)
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eProductivity Equation: Technology (for Notes & GTD)

Today, I’ll share the next part of my e-mail that answers the question: “How to ramp up quickly with GTD and Lotus Notes?“ We’ve touched on the productivity equation and we’ve looked at how methodology is the first component of the equation. Now, we’ll look at the technology or tools that you use. Since you’ve […]

New Book from O'Reilly… Your Brain: the Missing Manual
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New Book from O'Reilly… Your Brain: the Missing Manual

Just came across this announcement from O’Reilly Media for a book I imagine will be of interest to quite a few GTDtimes readers: “Your Brain: the Missing Manual“. From O’Reilly’s dexcription of the book: Description Your Brain: The Missing Manual is a practical look at how to get the most out of your brain — […]

The habits of GTD
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The habits of GTD

The GTD weekly review is a great habit. Almost everywhere I read about the importance and effects of regular reviews. In my everyday activities I notice the effects too –  amidst the chaos  of everyday life, the payoff of  committing myself to conducting regular reviews results in having the appropriate  response to whatever comes up. […]

eProductivity Equation: Methodology
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eProductivity Equation: Methodology

Today, I’d like to talk about methodology as a key component in my productivity equation and specifically how it relates to ramping up quickly with GTD and Lotus Notes. Whether you are conscious of it or not, you have a methodology, a system, a habit for how you get your work done. Some methodologies, systems, […]