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Mike Vardy interviews David Allen

Mike Vardy, the character behind the satirical productivity website Effing the Dog, recently interviewed David Allen.  We think you might find the humor in it, as we did. Interview – Part One Interview – Part Two Enjoy!

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David Allen & Mike Williams – on Lifehack.org

Mike Vardy of Lifehack.org interviews David Allen and DAC CEO Mike Williams. They talk about David’s role at the company these days, Mike’s experience of bringing GTD into GE Healthcare, and a glimpse of what’s coming from DAC to bring GTD to the global community. Listen Now

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The case for paper-based productivity

Paper is a powerful productivity device in its own right.

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Choosing Your Distractions

The more you discover what distracts you and what you can work with or around, the better equipped you’ll be to perform in different circumstances and environments.

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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 […]

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How I break out of a rut

Community Contribution from Mike Vardy I’m about to state the obvious. We’re all human. Ergo, we make mistakes. Like creating words like “ergo.” Beyond “The Royal We,” we’re individuals. I’m sure you didn’t create the word “ergo” but I am pretty certain you’ve made other mistakes. I know I’ve made my share. For example, starting […]

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New Year's Disillusions

A Community Contribution from Mike Vardy As the first quarter of 2010 passes us by, I’m going to ask it: How many of you have stuck to your “resolutions” that you made at the start of 2010? I’m betting that some of you – perhaps most of you – have faltered on them in some […]

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Falling into "professional crastination"

It certainly has been a while since I’ve written anything for GTD Times, so long that one might think I’d fallen off the wagon.  Not true – somewhat.  It’s not as if I’d fallen and couldn’t get up – it was that I was buried and couldn’t dig out. Like most of you, I have […]

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Regret: A Powerful Motivator

I recently discovered that the musical I’d been working on for the past several years was no longer going to be viable.  Not because it wasn’t a good story, or even a good idea.  It’s because someone beat me to it. I was surfing the web and discovered that not only had someone written a […]

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Elevating our Game

During a recent marathon of Aaron Sorkin’s great short-lived series “Sports Night” (a marathon that I started by watching both seasons on DVD, which further proves my self-starting skills) I came upon an episode entitled “Moving Day.”  As the whip-smart Sorkinian dialogue washed over me throughout the rest of the marathon, it got me thinking […]

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