Archive for January, 2009

A GTD Epiphany
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A GTD Epiphany

This is another installment in the ongoing series “Oliver’s GTD Experience”.  The goal with this series is to share some of the thoughts, experiences, and personal as well as professional discoveries that have come about as a result of my effort to employ GTD in my life. I’m in Ojai today and at the moment […]

David Allen Company and MeadWestvaco Partner on New Line of GTD Products
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David Allen Company and MeadWestvaco Partner on New Line of GTD Products

The David Allen Company and MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV) have just announced their partnership to produce a full array of products based upon the productivity strategies outlined in David Allen’s best-selling book, “Getting Things Done”. Well known for their incredibly successful “At A Glance” products, Meade is introducing a number of items including note-taker wallets, […]

Reminder:  David Allen and Eric Mack Presenting at LotusSphere Jan 19th & 20th
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Reminder: David Allen and Eric Mack Presenting at LotusSphere Jan 19th & 20th

If you’re attending LotusSphere be sure to attend the two sessions being presented by David Allen and Eric Mack. The first session, Best Practices Session, BP304: “IBM Lotus Notes and Me: Maximizing Personal Productivity with Lotus Notes” will take place at 5:00 PM on January 19, at the Swan Hotel (SW 7-10). Due to the […]

A Quick Photo of David in Seattle
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A Quick Photo of David in Seattle

From his recent book signing, here’s David and friends in Seattle

Want to Hear David Discuss Using Lotus Notes?  Check Out this Podcast
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Want to Hear David Discuss Using Lotus Notes? Check Out this Podcast

Michael Sampson, the collaboration expert and author of Seamless Teamwork: Using Microsoft® SharePoint® Technologies to Collaborate, Innovate, and Drive Business in New Ways (BP-Other)(which will be reviewed here soon) spent some time talking with David recently about Lotus Notes. Mainly they discussed how he and the company use Lotus Notes and how Notes supports GTD. […]

New David Allen Podcast from the Free Library of Philadelphia
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New David Allen Podcast from the Free Library of Philadelphia

Dave Patrick from the David Allen Company just forwarded this link to my attention.  Seems that they recorded David’s book signing interview over in Philadelphia the other night.  Here’s the link so you can check it out for yourself.

A Contest for your Desk
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A Contest for your Desk

A Community Contribution by Venkatesh Rao If you are into GTD, your desk/main workspace is probably a constant source of intellectual stimulation for you. Do you think your workspace manifests and models the future of work? If so, take a quick picture and tweet it to @cloudworker on twitter (run by the folks at cloudworker.org). […]

A True Life Saga of GTD in Action Meets a Review of MIAW
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A True Life Saga of GTD in Action Meets a Review of MIAW

Venkatesh Rao is a quintessential GTD’er.  Seven years in the trenches and he’s probably forgotten more about GTD than most people every learn.  He’s also one of those individuals gifted with the intellect and the energy to manage a level of productivity that few people even aspire to, let alone achieve. In a mammoth post […]

Want to Meet David Allen? Here's His Press Tour and Book Signing Schedule
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Want to Meet David Allen? Here's His Press Tour and Book Signing Schedule

If reading his book is not enough and you’d like to meet David in person and even get your copy of one of his books personally autographed, your opportunity is at hand.  David’s press tour for his new book starts tomorrow, January 6th in Pasadena, California. Here’s the current schedule of dates, times and locations […]

Another Great Review for David's New Book, "Making it All Work"
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Another Great Review for David's New Book, "Making it All Work"

TheSimpleDollar is a website devoted to straightforward talk about personal finance.  The author, Trent Hamm,  is clearly a David Allen fan (he considers David’s first book, “Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity” to be one of the ten books that changed his life) and he states up front that he is very excited […]