Posts Tagged ‘coaching’

Getting your arms around your priorities
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Getting your arms around your priorities

Let’s talk about the Horizons of Focus.  In my experience, this is one of the parts of the GTD approach that can take a little time for people to get their arms around. This is where priorities and perspective live. Whereas traditional time management approaches attempted to give people an ABC type coding system for […]

Get a weekly dose of GTD inspiration
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Get a weekly dose of GTD inspiration

If you are still struggling trying to get the GTD Weekly Review to become a habit, you’re not alone!  It’s why GTD Connect, David Allen’s online learning center, sends out a Weekly Review reminder email to our members.  It’s a dose of inspiration, sent once a week, looking at a common speed bumps for people […]

What are the first steps in getting organized?
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What are the first steps in getting organized?

David Allen answers the timeless question, “What are the first steps in getting organized?” If by “getting organized” you mean getting relaxed and in control, it actually involves five steps, only one of which is actually the specific “organizing” component.  1) Collect the work. Corral everything that has potential meaning for you. 2) Process the […]

Put your office on the same path with GTD
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Put your office on the same path with GTD

Looking for the perfect Christmas gift for your co-workers?  Out of ideas on what to get the boss who has everything?  Still hoping your co-workers would just “get” GTD and make your life easier?  Buy them the new GTD Workflow Map!  We have a new “office bundle” that includes one large Workflow poster, one small […]

Is GTD too structured for creative people?
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Is GTD too structured for creative people?

Is GTD too structured for creative people? Will it work if you don’t like rigid schedules and plans?  Could an artist possibly “do” GTD. Coach Julie Ireland weighs in: I tend to rebel against too much structure/planning. At the same time I do need a certain amount of structure, otherwise my creative energy gets drained […]

David's coaching on dealing with change
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David's coaching on dealing with change

A GTD’er wrote to David Allen asking: I am part of the senior management in a company and am responsible for a particular department. With many changes happening in the company such as growth and expansion, in a very short span of time, things happen ad hoc and lot of time gets spent in miscellaneous […]

GTD System is now available for international shipping
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GTD System is now available for international shipping

Many of you were excited about the new GTD System we announced last week.  But, our international GTD’ers were disappointed to find out that it could only be shipped to US & Canada.  We’re excited to let you know that we’ve aranged to have the GTD System shipped anywhere in the world through a special […]

Why is it so hard for human beings to get organized?
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Why is it so hard for human beings to get organized?

A GTD’er asked David Allen: I have read Getting Things Done many times and am attending the Boston seminar.  I have a question:  Why is it so hard for human beings to get organized?  Why do the techniques you recommend require so much effort and encounter such resistance from human nature?  I’m not interested in […]

Tools for getting your life under control
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Tools for getting your life under control

Still wrestling with really mastering GTD? The weekly review still a conceptual mystery? Still looking for the keys for getting started and making it stick? We just announced a new package, called the GTD System, that includes a wealth of resources for newbies to GTD experts.  It includes a comprehensive set of tools and learning […]

GTD & BlackBerry
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GTD & BlackBerry

08/17/2010 – We now have a GTD & BlackBerry Setup Guide. Visit the David Allen Company store to get your copy. It’s loaded with tips, tricks and expert coaching advice of applying GTD to your BlackBerry. Wayne Pepper, one of the senior staff at David Allen Company, uses a BlackBerry device in his implementation of […]