How well do you know the GTD Fundamentals?

Date: Thursday, March 23, 2017 by GTD Times Staff

How well do you know the GTD Fundamentals?

How well do you know the GTD® Fundamentals? Designed for newbies getting their systems off the ground and veterans looking to close any gaps, the Level 1: Fundamentals course is offered around the world: March 27 – Stockholm March 29 – London March 31 – Prague March 31 – Milano March 31 – Roma March 31 […]

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How complete is your inventory?

Date: Monday, March 20, 2017 by GTD Times Staff

How complete is your inventory?

   

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Advice for perfectionists

Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by GTD Times Staff

Advice for perfectionists

Question: Do you have any GTD pointers for perfectionists?  David Allen: Just focus on doing the next action perfectly, which is a lot easier than trying to be perfect about how you approach something bigger. Be as retentive as you want. The only problem is when it stops action. Be a perfectionist about the process, which […]

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A Tense Muscle is a Slow One

Date: Wednesday, March 08, 2017 by GTD Times Staff

A Tense Muscle is a Slow One

A tense muscle is a slow one. This is a physiological and demonstrable fact in the martial arts. Could this be true in other aspects of our lives? In karate, the power that can be generated by a punch is primarily due to speed, not muscle. It is the snap at the end of the […]

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Choosing a GTD system

Date: Thursday, March 02, 2017 by GTD Times Staff

Choosing a GTD system

Q: How should I choose which system to use (digital vs. paper) for GTD? David Allen: Pay attention to your intuition, or just simply: What do you feel like using as a system? We’ve discovered people tend to resist the GTD® implementation process enough as it is, so you need all the help you can get […]

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Get help installing GTD

Date: Saturday, February 25, 2017 by GTD Times Staff

Get help installing GTD

If you’re looking for a step-by-step manual for getting your GTD system up and running, our Installation Guide is a fantastic resource. The guide includes: Getting Started: Setting Up the Time, Space, and Tools Collecting: Corralling Your “Stuff” Processing: Getting “In” to Empty Organizing: Setting Up the Right Buckets Reflecting: Keeping Your System Functional Doing: […]

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What does it mean to be organized?

Date: Wednesday, February 22, 2017 by GTD Times Staff

What does it mean to be organized?

What does it mean to be organized? It used to be the definition was clean and neat. You know the offices–you walk in the door and it looks likes no one works there. The desk has nothing on it, except for a cool object and a photo. Is this what being organized really means? My […]

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Episode #27: GTD Keys to Clarifying

Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 by GTD Times Staff

Episode #27: GTD Keys to Clarifying

In this speech excerpt, David Allen shares the GTD® keys to clarifying your work. Listen Now Subscribe or Download iTunes Stitcher Libsyn Google Play Music Spotify SoundCloud

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GTD and Attention

Date: Tuesday, February 14, 2017 by GTD Times Staff

GTD and Attention

   

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Managing your projects with GTD

Date: Thursday, February 09, 2017 by GTD Times Staff

Managing your projects with GTD

How well are you managing your projects? In the GTD Managing Projects audio program, David Allen and his senior staff share the GTD best practices and models for seamlessly managing your projects. Bonus materials include a rich set of PDF handouts and the GTD Live recording of David leading you through the Natural Planning Model®. […]

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Why things don’t get done

Date: Tuesday, February 07, 2017 by GTD Times Staff

Why things don’t get done

In the work I do, I often see a dark side to organizations and relationships that have collaboration and being nice as values. It can easily become a smokescreen behind which people avoid accountability and clarity. I have noticed a tendency for people to spend a lot of time in high-energy meetings and discussions, and […]

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Getting started with context lists

Date: Wednesday, February 01, 2017 by GTD Times Staff

Getting started with context lists

Q. What do you recommend for lists if I am just starting with GTD? A. One of the biggest challenges that I see when people are setting up their lists initial in their GTD system is they are not really sure what contexts to use. Typically what I recommend is starting with really basic contexts; Agendas to hold the […]

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