Archive for July, 2011

What are your mobile devices?
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What are your mobile devices?

What mobile tools are you using for your productivity? iPad? Android? iPhone? BlackBerry? Other? What works really well about the mobile tools you use (features you can’t live without) and what’s challenging about them (you’d be a productivity rock star if only…)?  We’d love to hear from you! (please disclose to readers if you have […]

Confidence with your choices
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Confidence with your choices

Question: Do you review your lists/@folders everyday in the AM, decide what you are going to do, and then leave them or constantly flip through them? I only ask because it’s 11 separate pages of lists (calls, computer, at home office, etc.) Is the weekly review when you update with checking things off as you […]

Getting Free with GTD
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Getting Free with GTD

David Allen’s essay in the latest Productive Living newsletter explores getting free by naming what has your attention.

Does David Allen procrastinate?
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Does David Allen procrastinate?

Lots of interesting nuggets in this new interview recorded by Andrew Mason over at the 8BIT podcast. David answers a wide range of questions, including if he personally procrastinates. Here’s an excerpt from the interview: “The ability to make a creative mess, I think, is the optimal state to be in terms of your productivity, […]

Every Momma Needs a Big Fat Physical Inbox
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Every Momma Needs a Big Fat Physical Inbox

GTD allows me to find time in the crazy busy momma world.

How Vacations Help the Business Brain
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How Vacations Help the Business Brain

Vacations enhance productivity, according to David Allen.

The feeling of never-ending lists
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The feeling of never-ending lists

Pedro from Brazil wrote: Question: Since I’m always completing “old” tasks and “generating” new tasks, my “list” ALWAYS has tasks to be completed. GTD is nice because you can see all task and never lose track of anything, but on the other hand it’s weird because it gives me the feeling that it never ends! […]

Why GTD is not about time management
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Why GTD is not about time management

In the latest Productive Living newsletter, David Allen discusses how GTD is not like old school “time management.” You don’t manage your time better and find more hours in the day.