Archive for July, 2010

Free Guided Mind Sweep with David Allen
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Free Guided Mind Sweep with David Allen

Clear your head with the man himself… This is an GTD Connect, with more added every week. Hook into the most active Getting Things Done community in the world. Check out a free guest pass (no credit card required and we won’t nag you when you’re done!)

David Allen on the new frontier of computers
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David Allen on the new frontier of computers

How much more creative could you have been in the last 24 hours? Are your tools working as catalysts for your creative thinking? Hear David Allen’s perspective on computers helping us think and why eProductivity for Lotus Notes is forging a new frontier. [HTML1]

Think once a week
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Think once a week

Dear David Allen: You mention you only “think once a week”.  Does that mean you have a script rule about planning out your weeks as opposed to day-to-day? Could you explain that a little more? David: When I say I only think once a week, I’m making an exaggerated point that doing a thorough GTD Weekly […]

The Tickler File–The Key to a Clutter-free Refrigerator
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The Tickler File–The Key to a Clutter-free Refrigerator

A Community Contribution from April Perry Just about every mother I know has a refrigerator that is completely covered with party invitations, handouts for school assignments, reminders for community events, coupons, and about 50 other things calling out, “Me! Me! Me!” We’re so afraid of the “out of mind, out of sight” rule, that we […]

10 big ideas from GTD
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10 big ideas from GTD

Josh Kaufman wrote a succinct review of Getting Things Done on his blog, The Personal MBA.  David saw it and commented to Josh, “I’ve run across few people who have “grokked” GTD conceptually as well as you have.”  With Josh’s permission, we’re sharing his complete review here. ~~~~~~~ If you’re ready to stop stressing and […]

Should there be a GTD for Dummies?
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Should there be a GTD for Dummies?

In response to our recent Productive Living newsletter, a GTDer wrote to David Allen and said: Please provide a less complex version of the basic GTD chart/system for me and the hundreds of thousands of organizationally challenged managers just like me who have tried and failed to maintain the GTD system. Simpler is better. David […]

Doing things over
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Doing things over

Rob Cottingham, a very clever cartoonist, came up with his idea for a sequel to Getting Things Done. Enjoy your weekend GTDers!

GTD & BlackBerry Guide is now available
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GTD & BlackBerry Guide is now available

We are pleased to announce the release of a resource that many of you have been asking for: a GTD & BlackBerry Guide. A few of us are now on BlackBerry as our portable solution and we put together a Guide on the best GTD tips, tricks, and practices for making your BlackBerry rock for […]

Missing deadlines
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Missing deadlines

Question: You say you shouldn’t write anything on a day when it doesn’t absolutely have to be finished by then. Furthermore, you tell that priorities are depended on time, energy and a lot more, but I miss one thing there: deadlines. What if I make a list of things to do, and find on Monday […]

Update on GTD LinkedIn group
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Update on GTD LinkedIn group

The good news is that we have so many GTD fans on LinkedIn that our GTD enthusiasts group quickly reached 5,000 members.  The bad news is that LinkedIn arbitrarily set a 5,000 member limit to groups.  So for those of you trying to join the group, you aren’t able to at this time.  Please be […]