Archive for December, 2009

David's tip for traveling with batteries
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David's tip for traveling with batteries

David Allen shares a  tip in the category of what he calls “dumb-dorky-things-to-do-that-work.”  Rubber band your charged ones I’ve been slightly bugged for years in places like hotel rooms, looking the next morning at my unpacked stuff, wondering which batteries I had run down and which ones were still charged. I finally found a solution […]

Infusing GTD into Your Marketing
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Infusing GTD into Your Marketing

Sometimes people think GTD is primarily about lists of next actions and projects. But the most valuable elements of GTD to infuse into your business are the ones that get the least attention. For example, I was at a meeting where we were planning out a targeted mailing to a key group of clients. I […]

When do most people feel best about their work?
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When do most people feel best about their work?

“When do most people feel best about their work? Just before a yearly vacation.  They think it’s because of their upcoming vacation.  I disagree. It’s because in order to take that vacation they’ve cleaned up, clarified, organized, reviewed, and renegotiated all of their agreements with themselves and others.  They’re highly motivated to be able to […]

David Allen presents for ASTD
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David Allen presents for ASTD

ASTD is hosting a free Webinar with David Allen next Wednesday for its members.  Visit ASTD site to learn more.

Working with file attachments in Outlook
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Working with file attachments in Outlook

Often, your project support will include documents on your computer like Word or Excel files. You can attach the actual document, but what happens if you update the original? How can you be sure you have the latest attached?  We got this very question from a GTD’er and thought it would be useful to pass […]

Surviving the holidays GTD-style
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Surviving the holidays GTD-style

Meghan Wilker–mom, social media maven, and GTD’er-extraordinaire, brings her tips for surviving the holidays GTD-style. Enjoy! This weekend kicked off the holiday season which, for most people, is synonymous with utter chaos. Often, work projects need to be wrapped up by end-of-year, we are inundated with party invitations from friends, clients, and vendors and — […]