Posts Tagged ‘Getting Things Done’

Should you focus on something ‘more strategic?’
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Should you focus on something ‘more strategic?’

What compounds the challenges of the self-management game is that often the most effective thing to do feels like the last thing you’re capable of doing.

Are you free to feel free?
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Are you free to feel free?

If you want to have the feeling of freedom regularly, you’ve got to get used to it.

David Allen: What I Read
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David Allen: What I Read

The Atlantic’s Media Diet series asks well-known people how they deal with what seems like an overwheleming amount of stuff to read. Here’s how David Allen responded when asked what he reads.

How GTD reduces resistance
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How GTD reduces resistance

This blog post by Bill Meade describes a fascinating metaphor for GTD – the bulbous bow on large ships. This bow shape modifies the way the water flows around the hull, to reduce drag and increase speed and efficiency.

David Allen says Technology Solves Problems, Frustrates
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David Allen says Technology Solves Problems, Frustrates

David Allen talks with Bloomberg about technology and email protocols, and the frustrations people are dealing with around email and some ways to deal with it.

Where do you store reference files?
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Where do you store reference files?

Where is the majority of your Reference stored these days? In GTD terms, your Reference is your “non-actionable” materials.

Best practices for Getting Things Done
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Best practices for Getting Things Done

Here are the GTD best practices that we share in our Keys to Getting Things Done webinars.

Handling daily activities
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Handling daily activities

You only need to pay attention to what has your attention.

How do you get people to do what they said they would do?
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How do you get people to do what they said they would do?

The main problem most people have with delegation is the lack of regular review, enough so that you will light a fire or check status early enough to be able to deal with the other person optimally.

GTD and Goal Setting
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GTD and Goal Setting

The reason for long-term goals is the permission they give us to identify with the greatest value we can so it changes our filtered perceptions.