Posts Tagged ‘GTD Best Practices’

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 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.

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.

Webinars on Keys to GTD, and GTD & Outlook
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Webinars on Keys to GTD, and GTD & Outlook

No matter your level of GTD expertise, these interactive and concise 90-minute webinars will deepen your mastery of the GTD best practices.

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.

Getting your Startup Under Control
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Getting your Startup Under Control

In this interview on The Dorm Room Tycoon, David Allen, author of Getting Things Done, explains how entrepreneurs can be in control, and why planning and having an overall purpose is key.

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.

Year End Review of the GTD Best Practices Series
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Year End Review of the GTD Best Practices Series

A great way to kick off the New Year is with a review of GTD’s five phases of Mastering Workflow: Collect Process Organize Review Do For each area, ask yourself: What’s working well for me in this area now? What would I like to improve upon in the coming year in each of these areas? […]

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 Best Practices: Doing (Part 5 of 5)
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GTD Best Practices: Doing (Part 5 of 5)

An easy way for me to explain the “Doing” phase of GTD is to simply say “trust your gut/butt/intuition/hunch/heart.” There is gold in that, and ultimately that’s what it will come down to. But how do you even get to the point of trusting whatever part of you makes a trusted decision? Here’s where the […]

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.

GTD webinars on Workflow and Outlook
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GTD webinars on Workflow and Outlook

These interactive 90-minute GTD webinars will enhance your learning and motivate you to move into 2012 with greater levels of stress-free productivity.

GTD Best Practices: Review (Part 4 of 5)
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GTD Best Practices: Review (Part 4 of 5)

David Allen calls the Weekly Review the “critical success factor” to GTD. Why? It’s the glue that keeps it all together.  It’s also one of the steps people tend to resist the most.  Here are some keys for getting the most out of the Review phase to keep your GTD system humming along. WHAT TO […]

David Allen: How Bad Plans and "Good Ideas" Ruin Meetings
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David Allen: How Bad Plans and "Good Ideas" Ruin Meetings

Before any evaluation of what’s a “good idea” can be trusted, the purpose must be clear, the vision must be well defined, and all the relevant data must have been collected (brainstormed) and analyzed (organized).

GTD Best Practices: Organize (Part 3 of 5)
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GTD Best Practices: Organize (Part 3 of 5)

Organize, by far, is one of the most talked about parts of GTD.  And why not? It’s all about cool gear!  With GTD, choosing your tools is up to you and there’s incredible freedom in that.  David Allen is not telling you what tools to use, but how to use your tools.  So let’s dive […]

Webinar with David Allen: Breaking Through Procrastination
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Webinar with David Allen: Breaking Through Procrastination

Join David Allen and Senior Coach Kelly Forrister as they discuss keys for breaking through procrastination.

GTD Best Practices: Process (Part 2 of 5)
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GTD Best Practices: Process (Part 2 of 5)

We’re continuing our series on the best practices of GTD’s five phases of Mastering Workflow: Collect, Process, Organize, Review, and Do. Let’s look closer at the Process phase. WHAT TO PROCESS: Processing is the core fundamental thinking that defines the meaning of each item collected. Outcomes and next actions are determined for actionable items, and […]