Do you have problems or projects?

Date: Friday, January 20, 2017 by GTD Times Staff

Have you got any “stuff” that needs clarifying as a “project” for your Projects list? Anything that you’d call a “problem” right now that should be labeled a project, with a next action? Think about situations and circumstances in your world this week. Anything emerge that still needs resolution or clarification? Make it a project […]

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Processing email with GTD

Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2017 by GTD Times Staff

Processing email with GTD

The more facile you get with the GTD models, the faster you’ll be at processing your input, such as new email. We’ve found it takes most people about 30 seconds to process something. That means making a clear decision about what “done” (the outcome) and the “doing” (the next action) looks like. No software will […]

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Get your life back to widget-cranking!

Date: Wednesday, January 11, 2017 by GTD Times Staff

Oh, for a widget-cranking job again! Ever have gigs like that, where all you did was crank widgets? Like a summer job in college? Remember how bored you were, and how psychologically healthy it was? All you had to do was show up. Every morning there was a big pile of un-cranked widgets, right next […]

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Episode #25 – Making Change Stick

Date: Saturday, December 31, 2016 by GTD Times Staff

Episode #25 – Making Change Stick

David Allen discusses the power and practical usage of focus and vision. Learn the keys to creating and maintaining successful habit change by utilizing visioning, goal setting, and clarifying positive outcomes.   Listen Now Subscribe or Download iTunes Stitcher Libsyn Google Play Music Spotify SoundCloud

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The best time to do a GTD Weekly Review

Date: Friday, December 30, 2016 by GTD Times Staff

The best time to do a GTD Weekly Review

The strength of GTD awareness and ability is knowing that the best time to do a GTD Weekly Review is when you least feel like doing it. The strange force that seems to make these simple but powerful habits so challenging is that we think we need to have the result of the behavior, before […]

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Dealing with surprises elegantly and objectively

Date: Friday, December 23, 2016 by GTD Times Staff

Dealing with surprises elegantly and objectively

Surprises happen when you least expect them. But it is much easier to deal with them – accept, integrate, and refocus – when your backlog is minimal. The GTD Weekly Review ensures that you never get too far behind. When new opportunities and challenges appear, they can be dealt with more objectively and elegantly, knowing […]

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There are no problems…

Date: Thursday, December 22, 2016 by GTD Times Staff

There are no problems…

                                   

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Should I separate personal and professional?

Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2016 by GTD Times Staff

Should I separate personal and professional?

Question: I’ve recently implemented GTD in my life and it has helped immensely, but I can’t bring myself to mix work and personal lists. My question is…is it really necessary to mix personal and work lists? I don’t want to think of work while I’m outside of work! (And I don’t, for the record, as […]

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In praise of the last minute

Date: Wednesday, December 07, 2016 by GTD Times Staff

In praise of the last minute

I’m going to share some good news with you: The last minute is not always the worst time to do something. A client once shared that there are times when he actually likes to wait to the last minute—his work is better then. It’s more focused, more creative, and more inspired, because of the time […]

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Your favorite software tool tailored for GTD

Date: Tuesday, December 06, 2016 by GTD Times Staff

Your favorite software tool tailored for GTD

If you’re looking for tips, tricks, and coaching from the experts on using GTD with your favorite software tool, check out our GTD Setup Guides. We currently have GTD guides for these tools: Microsoft Outlook for Windows Microsoft Outlook for Mac Microsoft OneNote for Windows Evernote for Windows Evernote for Mac OmniFocus for Mac Wunderlist for Mac […]

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David Allen named one of the world’s most popular motivational speakers and personalities

Date: Monday, December 05, 2016 by GTD Times Staff

David Allen named one of the world’s most popular motivational speakers and personalities

David Allen was featured by CNN as one of the world’s most popular motivational speakers and personalities, along with Oprah, Tony Robbins, Deepak Chopra, and more.                            

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When you truly know what you should be doing

Date: Friday, December 02, 2016 by GTD Times Staff

When you truly know what you should be doing

                                 

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