Archive for January, 2010

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Get GTD Times on your Kindle

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The key to innovation
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The key to innovation

The key to innovation is to really care about solving a problem or achieving a result that’s never been done, or a new and better way to make something happen. And persistence. – David Allen

Having room to think
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Having room to think

“What I need is more real estate in which to think, and tools to facilitate the process. I need it to be systematized intelligently so that when I engage with it I’m stimulated, not stupefied.” – David Allen David Allen was on a roll this month with his having space to think and create.  He […]

Getting your arms around your priorities
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Getting your arms around your priorities

Let’s talk about the Horizons of Focus.  In my experience, this is one of the parts of the GTD approach that can take a little time for people to get their arms around. This is where priorities and perspective live. Whereas traditional time management approaches attempted to give people an ABC type coding system for […]

A group of dedicated GTD enthusiasts in Austin
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A group of dedicated GTD enthusiasts in Austin

One of the cool things about GTD is that you don’t have to look far to find other GTD enthusiasts in your community. From Meetups, to study groups, to book clubs and coffee chats, there are people into GTD all around the world. The Austin American-Statesman newspaper caught up with a group of GTD fans […]

Take a GTD & Lotus Notes class
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Take a GTD & Lotus Notes class

For those of you looking for the best ways to implement GTD with Lotus Notes®, join the next Webinar class on GTD Connect, our subscription-based online learning center.  It will be held February 4th at 12pm Pacific Time.  If you can’t make the live event, the replay will be posted to the GTD Connect Media […]

A project manager describes his GTD setup
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A project manager describes his GTD setup

Many of you enjoyed the GTD & OneNote article contributed by community member Ryan Oakley. Here’s another shout out for using Outlook & OneNote, from Ivar in Norway. I am writing to you to tell you how brilliant I think it is to use Microsoft Office OneNote in my GTD system. I’m from Norway and […]

How to choose a GTD system
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How to choose a GTD system

The mistake I see many new GTD’ers make is expecting to find a tool to “do” GTD.  A tool doesn’t do the thinking for you, it stores the thinking for you.   So,  then does it even matter what tools you use when it comes to organizing your projects & actions?  Sure.  Here are some questions […]

David Allen on goal setting
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David Allen on goal setting

David Allen was recently interviewed by Scientific American on goal setting. Do goals really work? Have most people already broken what they set just 3 weeks ago? LISTEN NOW (4 min) Like this podcast? Subscribe to our free podcast series. We also do frequent podcasts with David and the Coaches on GTD Connect®, our online […]

Think Small Steps
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Think Small Steps

A Community Contribution by Meghan Wilker Near the beginning of a new year, we often take stock of the big things in life. Am I happy at my job? Do I need to lose weight? It’s such a good time to take stock of — and clean up — major sources of stress and a […]