Posts Tagged ‘David Allen’
Think! At least once a week…
I followed up with an executive client recently whose biggest issue was that his GTD Weekly Review, when he “really did it right,” took sometimes 3–4 hours. He wondered if he was doing something wrong. I asked if it was worthwhile doing the review, and he admitted that it was critical to stay on top, but […]
What's your standard for email?
I assert that it’s actually less effort to maintain your email inbox at zero than to maintain it at 300 or 3,000. Will it take effort? Of course. But there is gold to be mined there with a trusted practice that will have ripple effects across your workflow and motivation.
What are the first steps to take for an immediate change?
Get a notepad and inbox, capture everything that has your attention. Decide the next actions on each and all of them. Review that total inventory, keeping it current, at least weekly.
Ten Ways To Get More Done At Work
Real productivity is much more than organizing and time management tips. It’s about freeing up time for deeper, creative thinking.
How to clear your inbox, make decisions and generally get things done
People must ask: What does this mean? Is this actionable or not? What is the outcome that I am committed to?
2 ingredients for making it all work
Where do you stand, today, on the matrix of self-management? In less than two minutes, GTD-Q will give you a visual representation of where you fit in terms of the two critical elements of self management—control and perspective.
Advice from Steve Jobs on productive meetings
Every company wants to maximize productivity and cut down on unnecessary meetings. But they don’t always know how to go about making meetings more effective.
How to start getting organized
How to get organized? First step is to capture into a simple ‘bucket” all of those things that are not on cruise control – anything that has your attention. Write it all down.
Free David Allen webinar: Stress-Free Productivity on the Road
David Allen, the consummate road warrior, will present a free one-hour webinar on how he stays productive while traveling.
Which is more stressful: email or no email?
With the GTD approach to getting email under control, you can stay connected, or take a vacation away from email, and trust that your decision is healthy.