Archive for March, 2010

GTD & Lotus Notes Webinar for IBMers
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GTD & Lotus Notes Webinar for IBMers

Community Contribution from Eric Mack, partner of the David Allen Company As many of you know, David Allen has used Lotus Notes for his personal GTD system for many years.  As such, David and I will be co-hosting two upcoming webinars on GTD & Lotus Notes. Exclusively for IBM employees: On April 8th from 10am […]

Organizing actions related to projects
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Organizing actions related to projects

Question: How did you organize your tasks? Am I suppose to have a main Projects category and corresponding action tasks categorized @home, @work, etc? David Allen: Yes, for me “Projects” is a category, just like the action lists of “Calls”, “At Computer” etc. They are simply flat lists, tied together with your review of the […]

You'll automatically feel better when…
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You'll automatically feel better when…

“You’ll automatically feel better about what you’re doing if the inventory of defined next actions available to you is as complete as possible.” -David Allen (p.211 of Making It All Work)

GTD Webinars
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GTD Webinars

Here are the upcoming Webinars on GTD Connect, our online learning center: Project Planning, with Coaches Wayne Pepper & Kelly Forrister – April 8, 11am PDT.  The Coaches will go over common questions, like:  How do you plan out a project? Where do project plans go? How far out should you plan a project when […]

GTD Twitter class
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GTD Twitter class

Thanks to all who participated in the Guided GTD “Tweekly Review” I did this morning. If you want a refresher, or missed it and want to follow along yourself, here’s the path. Some of the other great resources for the GTD Weekly Review: The Book. It’s all in there. Really! GTD System Guides (which has […]

Making It All Work at the Beach
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Making It All Work at the Beach

Hey, not a bad place to read a book! Thanks to Susan from Rhode Island for sharing this from her recent vacation in the Caribbean.

Options for GTDers & iPhone Tasks
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Options for GTDers & iPhone Tasks

One of the most common tools we get asked about is the iPhone–specifically, our recommendations for syncing Tasks to an iPhone. Here’s some helpful information around that: What does the David Allen Company recommend for implementing GTD® Task lists on the iPhone? The iPhone was not built with a Tasks application, so you will need […]

Controlling your work instead of being controlled by it
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Controlling your work instead of being controlled by it

Dear David and Co., About three years ago, on a long plane ride, I was able to fully deploy GTD into a paper-based system. I had read the book. And the book suggested writing down all active Projects, Tasks, and Waiting Fors. After writing down all my projects, I looked at the list. It was […]

Take a Guided GTD Weekly Review Class on Twitter
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Take a Guided GTD Weekly Review Class on Twitter

I’ll be doing another free guided GTD Weekly Review on Twitter this coming Friday, March 26th at 10am California time. These events are fun, easy to follow and a great way to get a taste of a GTD best practice. What: It will be a working Twitter class. Over an hour, I’ll guide people through […]

Quick tip for processing your Inbox
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Quick tip for processing your Inbox

Once you have determined your next physical action, you can either complete it in the moment, hand it off to someone else to do, or keep track of it in a way that you will be reminded of it appropriately. -David Allen (in chapter 12 of Making It All Work) Want any easy way to […]