Why GTD is not about time management

Date: Friday, July 01, 2011 by GTD Times Staff

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.

DAVID’S FOOD FOR THOUGHT

TIME MANAGEMENT IS NOT THE ISSUE

Most everyone these days admits they could use better “time management.” But the reason it has not really been addressed to any universal satisfaction is because time management isn’t about managing time. If it were, just buying and using a calendar (and a good watch) would handle it.

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One Response to “Why GTD is not about time management”

  1. Elizabeth Saunders says:

    Really excellent points–as always.

    I also really love your point about paying attention to what has your attention. A good reference to “Making It All Work.”

    If something is nagging at you mentally, it needs further resolution emotionally or practically.

    To your brilliance!
    Elizabeth Saunders

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