Prep for the Worldwide GTD "Tweekly" Review

Date: Tuesday, May 26, 2009 by GTD Times Staff

The response to my blog post on the first Worldwide GTD “Tweekly” Review on Twitter has been amazing!  I’ll be leading whoever wants to join through the 11 steps of the GTD Weekly Review.  Some of you have asked me to change the time.  We’re going to keep it at the scheduled 10am California Pacific […]

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GTD & OmniFocus

Date: Saturday, May 23, 2009 by GTD Times Staff

By far, one of the most popular implementations of GTD on a Mac, is with OmniFocus. It does an elegant job of GTD project and action management on the Mac and iPhone.  There’s a great write up from the “Mac Samurai”about his journey with GTD & OmniFocus. We thought you might find this useful. (Yes, […]

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Zen and the Art of Task-Management

Date: Thursday, May 21, 2009 by GTD Times Staff

A GTD Times community contribution by Paul Lavender The idea for writing this article came from the talk by Thay on the History of Engaged Buddhism in Mindfulness Bell No. 49. Specifically, when Thay talks about the future and mentions there will be courses held for businesspeople. I would like to share a practice that […]

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How do you know if your projects list is complete?

Date: Tuesday, May 19, 2009 by GTD Times Staff

GTD Secrets: True Confessions of a GTD Coach – Episode 3 Have you ever been stumped by the difference between a Project and an Area of Focus? In this great 5 minute podcast, David Allen Company senior coach Meg Edwards talks about the GTD best practices for creating a Projects list. She gives tips on: […]

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Learn GTD in Denver

Date: Monday, May 18, 2009 by GTD Times Staff

Rachelle, director of public events for the David Allen Company, asked us to pass this along to the GTD Times readers: The GTD: Mastering Workflow seminar is coming to Denver, Colorado on Thursday, May 28th. As a special offer for GTD Times readers, take 10% off the registration fee with the code Rocky10. Whether you […]

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Join the Worldwide GTD Weekly Review

Date: Friday, May 15, 2009 by GTD Times Staff

David Allen has often said, “If you are not doing a Weekly Review, you are not doing GTD.”   Even though it’s the  “Critical Success Factor,” it seems to be one of those parts of GTD that can be harder to make a habit than others. Believe me, in all my years of doing GTD myself […]

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Be Creative Amid Chaos

Date: Thursday, May 14, 2009 by GTD Times Staff

David Allen is now a regular columnist for the newly-launched UK version of Wired magazine. Check out his current column. In his regular column on GTD Connect, David shared about how this came to be: “The associate editor, Ben Hammersley, became a big GTD fan when he wrote about it for The Guardian; and he […]

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Why is David Allen like Einstein?

Date: Sunday, May 10, 2009 by GTD Times Staff

A GTD Times community contribution by Arif and Ali Vakil What made Einstein an Einstein or Newton a Newton? It was their amazing capability to look at what everybody was looking at, but see something different. The world sees an apple falling from a tree, but Newton notices there’s something greater at work here–it’s gravity. […]

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BumpTop

Date: Friday, May 08, 2009 by GTD Times Staff

Anyone using BumpTop for your GTD workflow? Perhaps it’s a way to do on-the-fly mindsweep captures?  Assist with the collection phase? Wrangle your open loops?  If any GTD’ers out there are using it, we’d love to hear how you’ve made it a part of your GTD system.

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Managing GTD systems on two machines

Date: Thursday, May 07, 2009 by GTD Times Staff

Any GTD’ers out there have this same challenge & setup and want to tackle this one?  Patrick is looking for some advice on managing GTD systems across two systems. I wonder if there is any conventional wisdom/tools/tips/tricks for implementing GTD (I am using the Outlook plugin) when I have to navigate TWO Exchange profiles and  […]

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Tips for setting up GTD lists

Date: Wednesday, May 06, 2009 by GTD Times Staff

GTD Secrets: True Confessions of a GTD Coach – Episode 2 In this great 5 minute podcast, David Allen Company coach Meg Edwards shares her journey with setting up her GTD lists.  If you’ve ever wondered if you have this “list thing” down, listen to Meg’s coaching on: – Do you need to setup the […]

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The power of asking, "What's the next action?"

Date: Monday, May 04, 2009 by GTD Times Staff

We always love hearing how people are applying GTD in their lives.  This heartfelt story came in to David from Peggy in Massachusetts, who shared her experience asking the simple GTD question: “What’s the next action?” Asking myself “What’s the next action?” recently resulted in a wonderfully positive experience in my life. In 1970, I […]

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