Posts Tagged ‘Community Contributions’

Back to school: GTD is the solution for parents
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Back to school: GTD is the solution for parents

A Community Contribution from April Perry The first day of school started out great. My three oldest children dressed in their new clothes, laced up their new shoes, ate a healthy breakfast, and then headed off to school with homemade sack lunches and brightly-colored, fully-stocked pencil cases. I felt like a wonderful mom. They returned […]

A GTDer shares, "I went home and didn’t think ONCE about work"
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A GTDer shares, "I went home and didn’t think ONCE about work"

Cindy recently participated in a GTD class at her company. She sent along an email to her facilitator about her experience. With her permission, we’re sharing her letter with our GTD Times readers. First of all, thanks for a great class! I really enjoyed it. You are an awesome instructor – very engaging and really […]

GTD in problem solving
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GTD in problem solving

A Community Contribution from Nuno Donato on how he used the GTD Horizons of Focus model to gain clarity about a life change About one and a half year ago I moved from a busy big city “A”: to a smaller one in the country side “B” to develop a project with an organization I […]

Are you addicted to perfection?
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Are you addicted to perfection?

A Community Contribution from Jon, who posted this on his blog. We thought other GTDers would resonate with this and Jon’s advice of, “You don’t have to be perfect.” I refuse to use the word “busy” because in this day and age we are all in the same boat. This year has been an enlightening […]

How I learned to be my own assistant and love the GTD Weekly Review
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How I learned to be my own assistant and love the GTD Weekly Review

A Community Contribution from Carolyn J. Sullivan about her experience with the GTD Weekly Review. We would love to hear your experience with the Weekly Review in the comments. I’ve been using GTD principles since I was first introduced to them in 1994-95. I was part of a consulting group at Polaroid responsible for supporting […]

The Tickler File–The Key to a Clutter-free Refrigerator
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The Tickler File–The Key to a Clutter-free Refrigerator

A Community Contribution from April Perry Just about every mother I know has a refrigerator that is completely covered with party invitations, handouts for school assignments, reminders for community events, coupons, and about 50 other things calling out, “Me! Me! Me!” We’re so afraid of the “out of mind, out of sight” rule, that we […]

What Do You Want?
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What Do You Want?

A Community Contribution from Jim Lindenthal I truly believe that David Allen’s GTD approach works.  I have been using the GTD approach for almost 5 years and have found that the higher level perspective area is really where the power is.  Specifically around the “Horizons of Focus“.   Over the years I have focused most of my attention on gaining “Control”.  Collecting all […]

A GTDer in Belgium shares his success
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A GTDer in Belgium shares his success

A Community Contribution from Jan Cherlet Hi fellow GTD’ers, April 9, 2009 was the morning that changed my life. For the 4th time that week, I woke up at 4 am and couldn’t close another eye because of all the things I had to do (recognise this?). But this time I got up and surfed […]

Using GTD for a job search
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Using GTD for a job search

Michael, a GTDer in the community, shared with through the cracks. It really amazed me how well, with a few modifications, the GTD system could handle the job search. We’ve also heard from people using GTD on their resumes. Have you? What would you say about your GTD skills that would stand out to prospective […]

Getting started with GTD
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Getting started with GTD

On our LinkedIn GTD Group, there’s an interesting discussion going on about how to get started with GTD.  Here’s what member Rosemarie had to say: I have found that GTD is one of those things where you just need to jump in and try something. I find that my system is just altering a little […]