Archive for December, 2008

Making it All Work – David's New Book – On Sale Everywhere Now!
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Making it All Work – David's New Book – On Sale Everywhere Now!

You’ve heard about it, you’ve read preliminary reviews for it, and now, finally, after months of waiting, you can own it yourself:David Allen’s new book, “Making it All Work; Winning at the Game of Work and the Business of Life”, has gone on sale at book stores everywhere.  You can get your copy by clicking […]

They Love GTD in the UK, Too. Mark Walsh Explains.
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They Love GTD in the UK, Too. Mark Walsh Explains.

Mark Walsh writes the Integration Journal, and authored a great post on GTD last week. This post might be especially interesting for you if you know that you need to change something to get a handle on your commitments, but  aren’t certain if GTD is the solution for you. To learn more about GTD services and offerings in […]

GTD @ 40,000 Feet: How to Craft Your Life Vision, that Gives You Inspiration Every Morning
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GTD @ 40,000 Feet: How to Craft Your Life Vision, that Gives You Inspiration Every Morning

A Community Contribution by Arif and Ali Vakil Photo: I recently heard Steve Pavlina’s podcast “What is your Purpose”, in which he presented an excellent framework for arriving at your specific purpose. This ties in very well with GTD’s 40,000 ft horizon of focus and also a continuation of my previous post “GTD @ 50,000: […]

How Santa Gets Things Done in Time for Christmas
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How Santa Gets Things Done in Time for Christmas

Have you ever wondered how Santa maintains perspective and control over everything that has his attention? I mean, with all of the letters, a toy shop to supervise, flight plans and air travel restrictions to deal with … and the weather! It’s enough to drive any normal person crazy. I always thought Santa must have […]

6 Months Later: Am I really still doing GTD?
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6 Months Later: Am I really still doing GTD?

Community Contribution by Erik Hanberg I lurched into a Getting Things Done system over a couple fits and starts. First it started with two friends who had read the book and were talking it up. I was uninterested in what I thought was a “self-help” book. But that soon changed when I discovered an Atlantic […]

Recalibrating Your GTD Systems
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Recalibrating Your GTD Systems

Editor’s Note: It is my pleasure to introduce a new GTDtimes Contributor, Venkatesh Rao. Venkat works at the Xerox Innovation Group, where he leads technology projects that aim to invent the future of documents and information work. Prior to Xerox, he spent 2.5 years as a postdoc at Cornell, in Raff D’Andrea’s robotics research group. […]

Curious About David's New Book?  bNet has an Excerpt for You
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Curious About David's New Book? bNet has an Excerpt for You

For folks that are curious about David Allen’s new book,Making It All Work: Winning at the Game of Work and Business of Life, I’ve got a treat for you.  bNet has just put up a full chapter excerpt that you can check out right now.

Costco Meets David Allen: Nearly Six Million Small Business Owners Discover GTD
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Costco Meets David Allen: Nearly Six Million Small Business Owners Discover GTD

It’s not just the little guys that appreciate all that David Allen and GTD has to offer.  Some of the biggest corporations on the planet have implemented GTD to improve workplace productivity and personal life/work satisfaction of their work forces. One such company, Costco, has a publication that they send to almost six million small […]

Being Neighborly, Thanks to The Two Minute Rule
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Being Neighborly, Thanks to The Two Minute Rule

A Community Contribution by Eric Hanberg When I started implementing GTD this summer, I thought the main benefit was going to be felt in my work life first and foremost, as GTD would help me juggle my pieced-together living as a freelance writer and web developer. GTD has certainly helped me professionally, but it has […]