Archive for August, 2010

Is Gmail’s Priority Inbox anti-GTD?

Is Gmail’s Priority Inbox anti-GTD?

Google announced Priority Inbox today and the emails started flooding in asking, “Isn’t this anti-GTD?” Google says that Priority Inbox “automatically identifies your important email and separates it out from everything else, so you can focus on what really matters.” So, what does David Allen say about this kind of tool and the questions about […]

What motivates David Allen?

What motivates David Allen?

Q: How did you get involved in GTD and workflow coaching, and what motivates you to continue? David Allen: When the executives and entrepreneurs I worked with. I’m continually motivated to keep doing this work, because it never stops being quite transformational for anyone who applies the principles, and there are few things I’ve ever […]

Getting out of a chaotic state

Getting out of a chaotic state

A participant from a recent GTD public seminar shared what’s different in their life now. I was the guy on the back row when you asked ‘How do these unfinished things make you feel?’ replied with ‘a failure’. I’ve been using the concepts learned in class to process my work and personal email. (I use […]

Any GTD + iPad users out there?

Any GTD + iPad users out there?

Do you use an iPad for anything GTD-related? [HTML1] You can hear how David uses his new iPad on the latest Up Close with David podcast series on GTD Connect.

Discussions about GTD & iPhone

Discussions about GTD & iPhone

We often get asked, “What software should I use to view my GTD task lists on the iPhone? For those of you on Mac, our recommendation is OmniFocus. For those of you on PC or using Web-based apps, we have not vetted an iPhone application yet. Rest assured, we’re working hard on this and will […]

Back to school: GTD is the solution for parents

Back to school: GTD is the solution for parents

A Community Contribution from April Perry The first day of school started out great. My three oldest children dressed in their new clothes, laced up their new shoes, ate a healthy breakfast, and then headed off to school with homemade sack lunches and brightly-colored, fully-stocked pencil cases. I felt like a wonderful mom. They returned […]

A GTDer shares, "I went home and didn’t think ONCE about work"

A GTDer shares, "I went home and didn’t think ONCE about work"

Cindy recently participated in a GTD class at her company. She sent along an email to her facilitator about her experience. With her permission, we’re sharing her letter with our GTD Times readers. First of all, thanks for a great class! I really enjoyed it. You are an awesome instructor – very engaging and really […]

GTD Success Strategies Webinar

GTD Success Strategies Webinar

David Allen will be leading a “GTD Success Strategies” Webinar for our GTD Connect members next Friday, August 27th @ 10am PDT.  He’ll share the keys for what makes GTD stick, including: The habits and rituals to create What to do when you fall “off” GTD Creating a trusted home base for yourself Creating a […]

New A4 version of the GTD & BlackBerry Guide now available

New A4 version of the GTD & BlackBerry Guide now available

We just released an A4* size of our new GTD & BlackBerry Guide. For those of you who will print the Guide and prefer this size instead of the *210 MM wide and 297 MM tall (about 8 1/4 x 11 3/4 inch), used in Europe, and rest of the world, except the US and […]

GTD in problem solving

GTD in problem solving

A Community Contribution from Nuno Donato on how he used the GTD Horizons of Focus model to gain clarity about a life change About one and a half year ago I moved from a busy big city “A”: to a smaller one in the country side “B” to develop a project with an organization I […]