Archive for the ‘Productivity Tips’ Category

Good Riddance!
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Good Riddance!

David’s essay in this month in our Productive Living newsletter is about letting go and creating space.   It’s time to purge. The start of a new year is a great metaphorical event to use to enhance a critical aspect of your constructive creativity—get rid of everything that you can! Your psyche has a certain quota […]

Email Best Practices for Teams
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Email Best Practices for Teams

A client asked me for our best practices around email communications, to share with their globally dispersed teams. They had learned the keys to getting to inbox zero, but their productivity was stymied by the sheer volume of unproductive emails being sent around the company. These tips were born out of the shared practices we use here at […]

David Allen on the Dr. Oz Show
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David Allen on the Dr. Oz Show

David was on the Dr. Oz show talking about GTD.                     Watch this 3 1/2 minute clip to see him answering audience questions about GTD, such as: “At the end of the day, and the things that I wasn’t able to get to, how do I not feel […]

Are you appropriately engaged?
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Are you appropriately engaged?

                             

The Freedom in Naming your “Stuff”
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The Freedom in Naming your “Stuff”

  I have been reminded over and over again in working with executives over the years why so much of the GTD implementation process is empowering to so many people: when things we have allowed into our inner or outer world are appropriately and accurately identified for what they are and what they mean to […]

Healthy Email Habits from Entrepreneur
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Healthy Email Habits from Entrepreneur

Using nutrition as a metaphor, this article from Entrepreneur offers some tips and tricks for getting “in” to zero, including some words of wisdom from our own David Allen. Click here to read the full article “Achieve a Leaner Inbox with these 3 Fit Tips.”

David Allen featured in The Entrepreneurs Library
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David Allen featured in The Entrepreneurs Library

The Entrepreneurs Library is a podcast, blog and community devoted to books that entrepreneurs would find useful, so it’s no wonder Getting Things Done is featured there.  This blog post features “5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn from David Allen.” Enjoy the full post here!  

WGNtv Interview with David Allen
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WGNtv Interview with David Allen

David Allen clarifies a few GTD principles via Skype with WGN Chicago. Click here to watch this candid interview!

MacSparky Shares Mike Williams’ Home Screen
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MacSparky Shares Mike Williams’ Home Screen

David Sparks, or MacSparky, of Mac Power Users features the home screen of GTD President and CEO Mike Williams in his regular Home Screen blog.  Check out his iPhone layout, get a rundown of his favorite apps, and more! Click here to read the full article!      

How to Beat Procrastination
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How to Beat Procrastination

Procrastination is an enemy of even the strongest GTD System.  Check out this article from the Greenwich School of Management in London on one tactic to keep yourself honest! Read the full article here.