Posts Tagged ‘David Allen’

What makes a good business book?
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What makes a good business book?

Why do you think [Getting Things Done] was so successful and resonated with the business world? I think people were hungry for a model that was hip enough and current enough to deal with the kind of world everyone was in.

Get it all out of your head
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Get it all out of your head

If you’re still relatively careless about having seamless collection tools because they know they don’t represent discrete, whole systems anyway: there’s an incomplete set of things in their inboxes and an incomplete set in their mind, and they’re not getting any payoff from either one, so the thinking goes. It’s like trying to play pinball […]

Questions for completing and beginning the year
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Questions for completing and beginning the year

What have you actually finished, completed, and accomplished? If you haven’t made a list in the last year, I would highly recommend that you give yourself a treat and review the year that just passed and look forward to the year ahead.

Are you a perfectionist?
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Are you a perfectionist?

Q: Any tips for those of us who get paralyzed by perfection? David Allen: Just focus on doing the next action perfectly, which is a lot easier than trying to be perfect about how you approach something bigger. Be as retentive as you want. The only problem is when it stops action. Be a perfectionist […]

The way out is through
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The way out is through

Defining what you are not doing is as important as knowing what you are doing for stress-free productivity.

David Allen’s advice on making GTD simpler to adopt
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David Allen’s advice on making GTD simpler to adopt

David Allen’s advice on making GTD simpler to adopt

GTD with Kids and Teens
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GTD with Kids and Teens

Join David Allen Company CEO and GTD expert Mike Williams and Senior Coach Meg Edwards as they discuss some fun and engaging ways to share GTD with kids and teens.

How to Plan Your Best GTD Christmas
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How to Plan Your Best GTD Christmas

David Allen’s Natural Planning Model seriously saves my sanity on everything from birthday party planning to creating new programs for my website, so this year, I decided to use the five steps of the Natural Planning Model to create a Christmas experience that is both magical and meaningful.

What does responsibility mean to you?
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What does responsibility mean to you?

David Allen says GTD is about your ability to respond.

Top 50 Motivators on the Web
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Top 50 Motivators on the Web

David Allen has been named one of the top 50 most motivational people on the web. Under30ceo.com has compiled its list of these motivational leaders, and David Allen is near the top.