Posts Tagged ‘gtd coaching’

Looking at those monsters in the closet
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Looking at those monsters in the closet

In my last post, I challenged you to look at how much you’re choosing to sit in your email inbox versus work from your lists.  That sure seemed to strike a nerve of truth with some of you.  So WHY can lists start to repel us? Here are a few reasons why and some ways […]

When to block your calendar
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When to block your calendar

Is it OK to block your calendar to work on something, even if it doesn’t have a concrete deadline?  GTD’er Michael asked about the best ways to find time for the time-demanding projects that are important, but don’t have a deadline.  One of our executive coaches replied with some helpful tips.

Plugging holes when others aren't getting things done
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Plugging holes when others aren't getting things done

Jay, a college student, wrote in to GTD Times to ask about how to get things done in a largely volunteer-based organization.  Can you still do GTD if other people around you don’t? Dear GTD Times, First off, let me say thanks for providing such a wonderful free GTD resource. It really means a lot […]

The GTD Weekly Review event
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The GTD Weekly Review event

Thanks to all of you who joined the GTD “Tweekly” Review I did this morning. Hope you found value!  Let me know if you’d like me to do another one. If the pace was a bit too speedy for you, you can always go back and review the Tweets I sent.  Here are all 11 […]

GTD System is now available for international shipping
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GTD System is now available for international shipping

Many of you were excited about the new GTD System we announced last week.  But, our international GTD’ers were disappointed to find out that it could only be shipped to US & Canada.  We’re excited to let you know that we’ve aranged to have the GTD System shipped anywhere in the world through a special […]

Why is it so hard for human beings to get organized?
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Why is it so hard for human beings to get organized?

A GTD’er asked David Allen: I have read Getting Things Done many times and am attending the Boston seminar.  I have a question:  Why is it so hard for human beings to get organized?  Why do the techniques you recommend require so much effort and encounter such resistance from human nature?  I’m not interested in […]

Tools for getting your life under control
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Tools for getting your life under control

Still wrestling with really mastering GTD? The weekly review still a conceptual mystery? Still looking for the keys for getting started and making it stick? We just announced a new package, called the GTD System, that includes a wealth of resources for newbies to GTD experts.  It includes a comprehensive set of tools and learning […]

How do you know if your projects list is complete?
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How do you know if your projects list is complete?

GTD Secrets: True Confessions of a GTD Coach – Episode 3 Have you ever been stumped by the difference between a Project and an Area of Focus? In this great 5 minute podcast, David Allen Company senior coach Meg Edwards talks about the GTD best practices for creating a Projects list. She gives tips on: […]

Part II: Action Support Folders and Tickler Lists
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Part II: Action Support Folders and Tickler Lists

Editor’s Note:  This is the second part of a two part series on Action Support Folders and Tickler Lists.  The first part can be found here. In the prior post I wrote a little about a recent coaching call I had with DAC Certified Coach, Julie Ireland and shared how she recommended that I set […]

Action Support Folders and Tickler Lists: 2 GTD Tools  We Hardly Ever Discuss
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Action Support Folders and Tickler Lists: 2 GTD Tools We Hardly Ever Discuss

I had a coaching session today with Julie Ireland, a DavidCo Certified Coach and felt like what she said made so much sense that it merited sharing with the community.  Since I’ve hardly ever seen discussion about Action Support Folders or Tickler Lists and since I felt like my approach towards both needed some tweaking […]