Archive for the ‘Productivity Tips’ Category
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?
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
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
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!
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. Read the article here!
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 […]