Archive for the ‘Productivity Tips’ Category

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.    

David Allen’s Food For Thought – March 2015
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David Allen’s Food For Thought – March 2015

Who does your remembering, retrieving, and reminding? Your system has to be at least as good as your mind to give your head the freedom to be present, creative, and spontaneous. If your organization has leaks or incomplete processes and data, your mind will still be burdened with the task of remembering, retrieving, and reminding […]

GTD for Kids?
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GTD for Kids?

This is a great interview with a slightly different point of view than we’re used to hearing about GTD, featured on The Daily Saint, a productivity blog. David Allen discusses GTD with Techspiration, a podcast discussing technology, education and leadership, and imagines a world where GTD is implemented with students before high school.  Now that would change the game!

David Allen’s Food For Thought – February 2015
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David Allen’s Food For Thought – February 2015

Resolve it – dissolve it! We’ve got to learn to declare things DONE. Especially when they’re not. Not completed, that is, to the level of perfection or result that we initially visualized or committed to. The world changes, as does our creative focus with it. So do our standards. We will always maintain some inventory […]

Revisit Your Resolutions
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Revisit Your Resolutions

It’s never too early to revisit your resolutions.  Here is a pre-New-Year article from NBC New York with some tips on how to make those resolutions stick.  David Allen gets a nod in the article among other great tips, and it concludes with an interesting time-use survey.  Read the full article here!