Archive for May, 2011

Where is your projects list?
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Where is your projects list?

If you don’t have a clear sense of the totality of your obligations, you will always over-commit. And commitments occur on multiple levels, from “why I’m on the planet” to “need butter.” But the elevation most amorphous for most is the plane just above your physical activities — your “projects.” I have a radical definition […]

Mom gets the right things done with the Natural Planning Model
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Mom gets the right things done with the Natural Planning Model

I decided to apply the Natural Planning Model from GTD to my overall life plan.

David Allen discusses key GTD principles and software
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David Allen discusses key GTD principles and software

David Allen discusses key GTD principles for increasing performance and being productive while avoiding the trap of getting bogged down with emerging technologies. This is a video interview on Live Digital with Shelly Palmer. The segment with David begins at 10:08. [HTML1] (The video is streaming from Live Digital, so you may need to give […]

Free version of eProductivity plus other updates
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Free version of eProductivity plus other updates

David Allen uses eProductivity, and it’s the GTD app of choice for his staff at the David Allen Company. The eProductivity team has just launched a flurry of new products and improvements. In addition to a brand-new website, they released a free version, a new standalone product, and price reductions on all new subscriptions.

Life at the project level
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Life at the project level

David Allen received this email from Ben, an enthusiastic GTDer who has been customizing his home and work system for greater productivity.

Minding what you keep on your mind
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Minding what you keep on your mind

David Allen talks about the importance of getting stuff off your mind in this interview with Mike Sullivan of MO.

What’s needed and not needed for projects
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What’s needed and not needed for projects

David Allen describes the five levels of thinking that must be clear to make a project happen efficiently and effectively in the world.

Learn the art of mindmapping with David Allen
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Learn the art of mindmapping with David Allen

See how David Allen uses the creative brainstorming technique of mindmapping. Hear how he uses it to capture ideas, create “ideal scenes”, brainstorm projects, and more. When: Tuesday, May 17, 10am-11am Pacific Time Where: Webinar hosted by GTD Connect, our online learning center Who: Open to all GTD Connect members (monthly, annual, or two-week guest […]

The essence of Getting Things Done
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The essence of Getting Things Done

Q: What’s the essence of Getting Things Done, and what are its benefits in a nutshell? David Allen: It provides the most systematic and effective way for both individuals and organizations to manage anything and everything meaningful to them. This is achieved by objectively capturing, clarifying, and organizing commitments at all key horizons that have […]