Archive for June, 2008

Expandable Intelligence: the Effort Effect and Learning How to be Organized
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Expandable Intelligence: the Effort Effect and Learning How to be Organized

A Community Contribution by Lynn O’Connor, Ph.D. Research on intelligence is also finding psychological components to levels of performance. When children are taught that intelligence is fixed, heritable, and set for life, many of them back off and put little effort into academics. Only those who have already been labeled as “high IQ” are off […]

Is Corporate GTD Training Becoming a Global Best Practice?
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Is Corporate GTD Training Becoming a Global Best Practice?

Jim Rider, the VP of Brand Communications over at the David Allen Company just forwarded this interesting news to my attention. It seems that Vakil Housing is the first company in India to go through a company wide GTD training program. Not only that but several key individuals went a step further and obtained additional […]

eProductivity Equation: KWP = M x T x K
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eProductivity Equation: KWP = M x T x K

(This is the first installment in my series talking about how to ramp up quickly with GTD and Lotus Notes. This first post is actually not specific to Lotus Notes at all; it described my reference point for how I approach knowledgework.) I began my recent eProductivity Seminar by introducing my eProductivity equation for knowledge […]

Procrastination and Attachment
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Procrastination and Attachment

A Community Contribution by  Jennifer George My fellow procrastinators and I are well acquainted with the mental drama that goes on as we torture ourselves about that important task left undone. If we’re honest with ourselves, we’ll admit that the thing we’re not doing signifies all sorts of icky emotions and unconscious ideas about ourselves […]

"How can I ramp up quickly with GTD Lotus Notes?"
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"How can I ramp up quickly with GTD Lotus Notes?"

Recently, an executive at a large global consulting firm with over 100K Lotus Notes users called me to ask for help getting up to speed with GTD and Notes. He told me that he was feeling overwhelmed at work with a growing number of projects and responsibilities and in his pursuit of a solution he […]