Archive for January, 2011

The Agenda Effect
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The Agenda Effect

The agenda is one of the unsung power tools of GTD.

The 6 Horizons of Focus
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The 6 Horizons of Focus

Managing the flow of work can be approached from many altitudes. We have roughly categorized “work” into six levels, or horizons of focus.

Webinar on using Outlook for GTD
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Webinar on using Outlook for GTD

This webinar is on the essentials of optimizing your GTD productivity with Outlook.

What to do if you're smart and imaginative
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What to do if you're smart and imaginative

Ask yourself, “What is the most immediate thing I could commit to, that would start to move me in the direction of getting those experiences?”

Intro to GTD on MoneyWatch
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Intro to GTD on MoneyWatch

Robert Pagliarini wrote an introduction to GTD on CBS MoneyWatch.com.

GTD Nuggets – Fancy Features You Don’t Need
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GTD Nuggets – Fancy Features You Don’t Need

Once you realize that you only need to define your projects with the next actions on them and keep track of all that in a complete but simple set of lists, you won’t need to bother yourself with much else.

Two GTD Questions You Can Use Every Day
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Two GTD Questions You Can Use Every Day

The two questions that bring clarity to most anything on this level are: What’s the successful outcome? And, what’s the next action to make it happen?

"Waiting For" Advice
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"Waiting For" Advice

Having a lot of waiting for items on my lists is part of the job, but at least I’m clear about my open loops.

Maker Vs. Manager: How I Schedule My Day
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Maker Vs. Manager: How I Schedule My Day

If you schedule yourself with maker vs. manager tasks in mind, you’ll find you can get more productive use from your day.

Common misconceptions about GTD
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Common misconceptions about GTD

What does David Allen say the most common misconceptions are about GTD?  What did David want to be when he was growing up?  Does Getting Things Done really save time versus just doing the work?  Listen to this fun, informative podcast with GTD Times community contributor Mike Vardy and David Allen. (23 minutes) Listen to […]