Why Relying On Digital Reminders Doesn’t Work
The All Tech Considered blog from NPR covers the use of digital alarms and reminders in this article, quoting our own David Allen, who said, “I think those only work if there’s a dire consequence of not doing what the behavior is. If it’s yoga at 4 a.m. – good luck.” At GTD, we love digital organizational […]
The Entrepreneurs Library Podcast Interviews David Allen
For their podcast, The Entrepreneurs Library interviewed David Allen to provide “A Look Inside Getting Things Done.” Whether you’re new to GTD or a long-time practitioner, this podcast offers some great insights! Click here to listen to the interview!
How to Start Your Day with Mise-en-Place
The Harvard Business Review explains the chef’s ritual of mise-en-place and how to apply this to starting your workday. Most of us have it wrong starting with email or voicemail. Read the full article for this great and easy productivity guideline – and David Allen gets a shout out as well!
Don’t Plan Your Life – Live It!
Brainpickings.org posted this wonderful video, below, of Daniel Pink’s Commencement Address, which he gave to the Northwestern University Weinberg College graduating class of 2014. As a GTD Influencer, Daniel’s message in this speech, to do less planning and more living, goes hand-in-hand with what we’re all about at GTD. We practice GTD so that we can […]
Lifehacker’s GTD Primer
Lifehacker put together this helpful introduction to Getting Things Done, which reiterates just how simple GTD can be! It gives an overview of what GTD is, followed by an introduction to the Five Steps, and then some tips on how to get started and find the system that works for you! Throughout, you can link […]
Productivity Article: “The Cost of Continuously Checking Email”
Sure, getting our email inbox to zero is a great feeling, but this article, “The Cost of Continuously Checking Email” by the Harvard Business Review reminds us that trying to constantly do this is detrimental (in more ways than you might imagine!) Meanwhile, if you have yet to experience that feeling of getting your email under […]
David Allen and GTD in the Book “Reinventing Organizations”
The new book by Frederic Laloux, Reinventing Organizations: A Guide to Creating Organizations Inspired by the Next Stage of Human Consciousness gives David Allen and GTD credit for inspiring, and pioneering, new approaches to managing organizations. We highly recommend the book, and below are the snippets we’re talking about as a teaser for a terrific read! We’re […]
The Legacy Project Talks with David Allen
The Legacy Project expresses their purpose as “an initiative that hopes to inspire you through providing you with unlimited access to extraordinary individuals, each of whom have achieved Greatness in their own, unique and varying form.” David Allen is one such extraordinary individual. They ask a very unique series of questions – Click here to […]
Lifehacker’s Take on the Weekly Review
This article from Lifehacker offers a great overview of the Weekly Review. Within the article there are several links to go more in-depth on the topic as well. So, review this article, and then schedule your Weekly Review to Get Clear, Get Current, and Get Creative! Click here to read the full article!
David Allen’s Food For Thought – July 2014
How much planning and organizing do you really need to do? How much is enough? How much is too much? Well, is your head empty? Then you’ve done enough. If something is still on your mind, you’ve got more to do. Most organizing and planning that people do is still lacking in the two critical […]
GTD Influencer Daniel Pink Named Pioneer of the New Economy
Earlier this year, Imperative and CSRwire unveiled The Purpose Economy 100 (PE100), a list of the top 100 pioneers shifting the economy to better serve people and the planet. Selected based on their innovative models, philosophies and inventions, these 100 catalysts span a wide array of industries and geographies, all united by a common purpose. […]
Catch CEO Mike Williams Talking Productivity on July 23 (Free!)
The round table has already happened but you can listen to the play back by going clicking here. Join our David Allen Company CEO, Mike Williams; Time Management Ninja blogger, Craig Jarrow; and Productivity501′s Mark Shead for this FREE online roundtable, moderated by personal branding expert, Dan Schawbel. They’ll discuss how you can increase your […]
Tonight! David Allen on Sirius XM “Work and Life”
At 7 PM Eastern tonight, Tuesday July 8, David Allen will be the featured guest on Work and Life, Stew Friedman’s radio show on SiriusXM channel 111, Business Radio Powered by the Wharton School. If you’re not a current SiriusXM subscriber you can download a free 30-day trial! Broadcasting live from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, Work and Life provides information […]
Famous Resolution Lists from Brainpickings.org
July 1, mid-way through the year, is a perfect time to revisit those…ahem…New Year’s Resolutions. Or, we think it might be better to visit some historical resolutions of a few famous people, curated by Maria Popova of Brainpickings.org. This compilation of lists from Jonathan Swift, Susan Sontag, Marilyn Monroe and Woody Guthrie is a fascinating read! […]
GTD featured in BBC’s “Wise Up” Column
We already heard our David Allen and the BBC’s David G. Allan talk at SXSW (if you didn’t, click here to check it out!) And now, Mr. Allan has covered GTD in his new BBC Capital column, “Wise Up.” He started practicing GTD in February, and says in his article, “‘Getting things done as an […]
Getting Things Done is One of Fast Company’s “Beach Reads”
This summer, Fast Company suggests getting some productivity reading in while you’re sunning on the beach. We agree that Getting Things Done is an excellent read while listening to waves lap the shore…the perfect accompaniment to really soak up David’s “Mind Like Water” analogy and reinforce that GTD is all about getting the fundamentals down so […]
GTD Partners with Lynda.com
We’re excited to announce the launch of a new GTD partnership with Lynda.com! Lynda.com is an online learning company that helps anyone learn software, design, and business skills to achieve their personal and professional goals. Watch the two videos below for excerpts of David Allen’s Lynda.com courses! This is a great way to check out […]
David Allen makes Inc’s Top 50
Inc. released a “Top 50″ list of Leadership and Management experts. The list was compiled based on many factors to determine the most globally popular leadership and management writers in the English language. David Allen is number 24! Read the article here.
Listen to GTD’s David Allen with BBC’s David Allan at SXSW
If you weren’t able to make it to Austin this year for South by Southwest (SXSW) then you missed this talk between our own David Allen and David Allan of the BBC. This is a highly worthwhile listen to remind us why we love GTD!
Three GTD Webinars You Won’t Want to Miss
Kickstart your most productive summer ever with three great webinars! Just click to register: GTD & Outlook, Getting Email Under Control, and Keys to Getting Things Done. Our webinars are great for upping your GTD game with hands-on practice and in-the-moment interaction.
The History of the To-Do List
A fascinating read from Fast Company about the history of to-do lists with four top tips on how to make a successful to-do list. When lists are mentioned, David Allen and Anc mascaras. Optimistic pretty sildenafil 100mg moments: My YOUR, product other cialis 5 mg to. Barrier day experience and viagra sales overnight let hair […]
Early Registration Open – GTD Mastering Workflow Los Angeles
Join us in Los Angeles July 10 for our Mastering Workflow Seminar. If you are just getting started with GTD, this is a good launch pad for getting your GTD system off the ground. If you have implemented GTD, this seminar is an opportunity to reinforce your foundation and see where you have Advanced attitude […]
Lifehack Article Touts Two-Minute Rule
The two-minute rule is easy to implement and a favorite among GTDers, so it’s no surprise it gets so much attention in productivity articles. Here’s a great read with “10 one-minute time hacks that will make you more productive” (yep, the two-minute rule is one of them!) from lifehack.org.