Archive for July, 2008

Office 2.0 Program Now Enhanced with David Allen Keynote!
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Office 2.0 Program Now Enhanced with David Allen Keynote!

Office 2.0, the excellent conference that’s put on by my friend and tireless productivity maven Ismael Ghalimi has just announced that David Allen, the thought leader who developed the “Getting Things Done” productivity strategy will be helping open the event with Ismael.  The official announcement is over at Ismael’s own IT Redux site as is […]

The value of capture with GTD
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The value of capture with GTD

A Community Contribution by Michael Gorsline My experience is that GTD asks us to do a lot of of writing. It encourages us to write as we brainstorm, even on a cocktail napkin if necessary. It suggests we identify next actions in writing, and it even recommends we carry around something to capture thoughts and […]

The remaining GTD Tools I used to build my Corporate army of GTD Champions.
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The remaining GTD Tools I used to build my Corporate army of GTD Champions.

Even if I had everyone in my organization trained in GTD I couldn’t picture people at my office implementing it. Mainly because they didn’t have the tools ready and handy in front of them to actually collect and crank their personal widgets. So before I began the training process I went on a several months […]

Life's Second Task
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Life's Second Task

By Michael Gorsline – Community Contributor As a Parent Coach and Family Therapist I spend a lot of time helping people everything from troubleshooting how to get kids to bed, to how to help dinner time go smoothly, to how to give an effective timeout when it is needed.  I also help with teaching principles […]

Sad News This Morning… Randy Pausch has Passed Away.
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Sad News This Morning… Randy Pausch has Passed Away.

Randy Pausch was a computer science professor at Carnegie-Mellon University whose “last lecture” brought him to international prominence for his courage, his compassion and his humanity while facing a terminal illness.  If you haven’t seen his now famous lecture it is well worth the hour you’ll invest.  There are lessons there for all of us […]

GTDTimes – top blog honors
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GTDTimes – top blog honors

This morning I had a nice surprise in my email inbox when Evan Carmichael of EvanCarmichael.com wrote us a note to let us know that he’d just authored a post called the Top Ten GTDtimes Posts of 2008.  He runs through what he felt where the most informative and useful posts written for GTDtimes since […]

David Allen Live with Robert Scoble on FastCompany.tv
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David Allen Live with Robert Scoble on FastCompany.tv

Well, I wanted to embed this file so you could see it from within GTDtimes, but unfortunately our version of Word Press won’t allow me to do that with this particular content.  Anyway, go here to check out David’s most recent video-taped interview.

David Allen Speaking on Voice America Leadership Development News
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David Allen Speaking on Voice America Leadership Development News

David recently spoke with Dr. Relly Nadler on Voice America Leadership Development News.  Here’s a link to the streaming version of this very interesting show that includes a wide ranging discussion on GTD with David answering many questions on how to become more organized and productive. If you’d prefer to download the show so that […]

GTD at 50,000 ft: How to find and fulfill your Life's Purpose
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GTD at 50,000 ft: How to find and fulfill your Life's Purpose

A Community Contribution by Arif and Ali Vakil Have you ever had the feeling of being lost & left wondering “Why am I doing what I’m doing?”, “Why am I in this Job?”, “What does all this mean?”, “Who am I, and what is my purpose?”.  In spite of all the achievements there is a […]

Sometimes Getting Things Done Means Doing Nothing…
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Sometimes Getting Things Done Means Doing Nothing…

Okay, if that headline leaves you scratching your head you are probably not alone.  After all, doing nothing hardly seems like a way to get anything done, however, it is my aim to convince you that at times, doing nothing is the most appropriate next action. As you know if you’ve been reading GTDtimes with […]