GTD @ 40,000 Feet: How to Craft Your Life Vision, that Gives You Inspiration Every Morning

Date: Wednesday, December 24, 2008 by GTD Times Staff

A Community Contribution by Arif and Ali Vakil Photo: I recently heard Steve Pavlina’s podcast “What is your Purpose”, in which he presented an excellent framework for arriving at your specific purpose. This ties in very well with GTD’s 40,000 ft horizon of focus and also a continuation of my previous post “GTD @ 50,000: […]

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How Santa Gets Things Done in Time for Christmas

Date: by GTD Times Staff

Have you ever wondered how Santa maintains perspective and control over everything that has his attention? I mean, with all of the letters, a toy shop to supervise, flight plans and air travel restrictions to deal with … and the weather! It’s enough to drive any normal person crazy. I always thought Santa must have […]

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6 Months Later: Am I really still doing GTD?

Date: Monday, December 22, 2008 by GTD Times Staff

Community Contribution by Erik Hanberg I lurched into a Getting Things Done system over a couple fits and starts. First it started with two friends who had read the book and were talking it up. I was uninterested in what I thought was a “self-help” book. But that soon changed when I discovered an Atlantic […]

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Recalibrating Your GTD Systems

Date: Wednesday, December 17, 2008 by GTD Times Staff

Editor’s Note: It is my pleasure to introduce a new GTDtimes Contributor, Venkatesh Rao. Venkat works at the Xerox Innovation Group, where he leads technology projects that aim to invent the future of documents and information work. Prior to Xerox, he spent 2.5 years as a postdoc at Cornell, in Raff D’Andrea’s robotics research group. […]

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Curious About David's New Book? bNet has an Excerpt for You

Date: Sunday, December 14, 2008 by GTD Times Staff

For folks that are curious about David Allen’s new book,Making It All Work: Winning at the Game of Work and Business of Life, I’ve got a treat for you.  bNet has just put up a full chapter excerpt that you can check out right now.

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Costco Meets David Allen: Nearly Six Million Small Business Owners Discover GTD

Date: Wednesday, December 10, 2008 by GTD Times Staff

It’s not just the little guys that appreciate all that David Allen and GTD has to offer.  Some of the biggest corporations on the planet have implemented GTD to improve workplace productivity and personal life/work satisfaction of their work forces. One such company, Costco, has a publication that they send to almost six million small […]

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Being Neighborly, Thanks to The Two Minute Rule

Date: Thursday, December 04, 2008 by GTD Times Staff

A Community Contribution by Eric Hanberg When I started implementing GTD this summer, I thought the main benefit was going to be felt in my work life first and foremost, as GTD would help me juggle my pieced-together living as a freelance writer and web developer. GTD has certainly helped me professionally, but it has […]

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David Allen and Eric Mack to Appear at Lotusphere

Date: Friday, November 28, 2008 by GTD Times Staff

Both David and longtime friend to the David Allen Company and developer of eProductivity for Lotus Notes, Eric Mack will be presenting at Lotusphere.  Their session, called IBM Lotus Notes and Me:  Maximizing Personal Productivity with Lotus Notes is on Monday, January 9th at 5PM with a booksigning at 6:30PM.  If you’re attending Lotusphere you […]

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Want to See David Allen Live for Free? Here's Your Chance!

Date: Wednesday, November 26, 2008 by GTD Times Staff

On December 13th the David Allen Company is presenting a special FREE event, Q&A, and book signing with David Allen at UCLA. You’re invited! Registration begins at 9AM and the event runs from 9:30 to 12:30.  Here is your chance to get a preview of David’s new “Making It All Work” seminar, the next generation […]

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Getting Things Done On the Go with Lotus Notes – Will Traveler Make it Easy?

Date: by GTD Times Staff

Will Traveler make getting things done with Notes easy? I have a long-standing interest in devices and applications that increase mobile knowledge worker productivity, particularly those that support the GTD methodology and can sync with Lotus Notes. The problem is that most of the devices that I have used to date fail in one or […]

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A way to manage project steps

Date: Monday, November 24, 2008 by GTD Times Staff

Community Contribution from Yolanda Otero, an HR Compliance Coordinator from AmerisourceBergen in Orlando Florida I been doing the GTD for the last 6 months and this has changed my day completely in a way that I’m more proactive, organized, and I have full control of work time due to the way that I manage my […]

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Music for Getting Things Done

Date: Wednesday, November 19, 2008 by GTD Times Staff

Left to my own devices, I have a terrible time maintaining focus when I need to write, do web design, work on spreadsheets or databases, or do intensive analytical reading. While I refuse to go to the doctor to get a formal diagnosis, I pretty much know that I have ADD (I score between 75-85% […]

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