Archive for the ‘Productivity Tips’ Category
To-Do List Tips
We love a good next actions list. This article from Buffer Social goes into some history and tips for to-do lists, and GTD even gets a nod.
Multitasking Lowers Your IQ
This infographic from Visual.ly and Fuze, shared by Inc provides some startling stats on the disadvantages of multitasking. So put down the phone and read the article here.
David Allen’s Food For Thought – December 2014
I’m a time management heretic! I’ve lately realized that I am teaching a paradoxical and totally reversed paradigm about time management. The old model seems to have been telling us to externalize the big stuff (priorities) and to leave the little things strewn around internally (in psychic RAM.) We were supposed to write our Daily […]
TEDx Amsterdam with David Allen
David Allen covers some of the GTD fundamentals on “Getting Control and Creating Space” in this new TEDx talk. This is a great, simple overview to remind current GTDers of some basics, and help newcomers to GTD understand how powerful it can be.
Make Your Twitter Feed More Productive
Todoist, an online and mobile task manager for personal productivity, has named “30 Organization and Productivity Gurus You Should Follow on Twitter” on their blog. Spoiler alert — the list features our guru David Allen (@gtdguy), our CEO Mike Williams (@GTDmw) and yours truly GTD Times (@gtdtimes).
David Allen’s Food For Thought – November 2014
To-Do lists: usually “amorphous blobs of un-do-ability” Most people’s written or mental to-do lists, though created and maintained as a worthy exercise, are merely descriptions of unfinished details and projects in their lives, and are not a really an effective kick-start in getting them done. It’s because another level of decision-making and tracking is still […]
GTD on BuzzFeed
Check out this humorous yet helpful list from BuzzFeed with tips to improve your productivity, complete with some Buzzfeed-list-worthy gifs that will either make you smile or cringe. Either way, note that GTD makes the list at #20, and that makes us smile.
GTD is One of Seven Frameworks to Skyrocket your Career
An informative post on slideshare from Sean Johnson of Digital Intent includes GTD as one of “7 Frameworks to Use to Skyrocket your Career.” The few slides on GTD provide a nice overview, and the other frameworks summarized in the slides are also likely to be of interest to many GTDers. Check out the full presentation here! […]
David Allen Interview with Success Harbor
Success Harbor is a site “for Entrepreneurs by Entrepreneurs” which is devoted to helping entrepreneurs succeed through a platform of advice and storytelling. This is another great interview with David Allen! Click to listen to “How to Bring Order to Chaos in Life and in Business”. If you want to discover greater levels of personal productivity with […]
GTD and Chopping Wood
Our GTD Partners in the UK and Ireland, Next Action Associates, have analyzed the question of Why Former Lumberjacks Always Look Wistful, in this blog article with a simple and fun take on the Clarify step of the Five Steps. If you’re new to GTD and looking to reinforce these fundamentals or you’re a veteran […]