Archive for March, 2012

GTD and Mega Millions
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GTD and Mega Millions

How would winning a jackpot change the way your to do list represents your goals and purposes in the higher levels of the horizons of focus model?

Tips for your filing system from David Allen
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Tips for your filing system from David Allen

Here are tips from David Allen for setting up your paper filing system.

Changing Your Organization’s Culture
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Changing Your Organization’s Culture

The microcosm of how people deal with their in-baskets, e-mail, and conversations with others will be reflected in the macro-reality of their culture and organization.

David Allen's workspace, clearly labeled
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David Allen's workspace, clearly labeled

This is a photo of David Allen’s workspace. You’ll notice that he has helpfully labeled many of the items in the photo.

Your Brain on GTD
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Your Brain on GTD

Clearly defining your successful outcome helps your brain start finding ways to achieve that outcome.

Do you feel more productive now than you did several years ago?
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Do you feel more productive now than you did several years ago?

When Office Technology Overwhelms, Get Organized

Email Overload and Cabin Porn
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Email Overload and Cabin Porn

GTD’s systematic approach relieves the stress, and makes the busy-ness of our modern lives sustainable.

Should you focus on something ‘more strategic?’
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Should you focus on something ‘more strategic?’

What compounds the challenges of the self-management game is that often the most effective thing to do feels like the last thing you’re capable of doing.

Are you free to feel free?
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Are you free to feel free?

If you want to have the feeling of freedom regularly, you’ve got to get used to it.

David Allen: What I Read
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David Allen: What I Read

The Atlantic’s Media Diet series asks well-known people how they deal with what seems like an overwheleming amount of stuff to read. Here’s how David Allen responded when asked what he reads.