Posts Tagged ‘horizons of focus’

Elevating our Game
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Elevating our Game

During a recent marathon of Aaron Sorkin’s great short-lived series “Sports Night” (a marathon that I started by watching both seasons on DVD, which further proves my self-starting skills) I came upon an episode entitled “Moving Day.”  As the whip-smart Sorkinian dialogue washed over me throughout the rest of the marathon, it got me thinking […]

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: […]

Why is David Allen like Einstein?
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Why is David Allen like Einstein?

A GTD Times community contribution by Arif and Ali Vakil What made Einstein an Einstein or Newton a Newton? It was their amazing capability to look at what everybody was looking at, but see something different. The world sees an apple falling from a tree, but Newton notices there’s something greater at work here–it’s gravity. […]

GTD Global Summit Day Two:  Session One – Making it All Work with David Allen
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GTD Global Summit Day Two: Session One – Making it All Work with David Allen

For many people this is the session they came to see.  After years of reading, re-reading, listening to, watching and discussing “Getting Things Done: the art of stress-free productivity” people, especially the majority of the people at the Summit who are serious about practicing GTD – are ready for something new from David. “Making it […]

A GTD Epiphany
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A GTD Epiphany

This is another installment in the ongoing series “Oliver’s GTD Experience”.  The goal with this series is to share some of the thoughts, experiences, and personal as well as professional discoveries that have come about as a result of my effort to employ GTD in my life. I’m in Ojai today and at the moment […]

GTD @ 40,000 Feet: How to Craft Your Life Vision, that Gives You Inspiration Every Morning
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GTD @ 40,000 Feet: How to Craft Your Life Vision, that Gives You Inspiration Every Morning

A Community Contribution by Arif and Ali Vakil Photo: I recently heard Steve Pavlina’s podcast “What is your Purpose”, in which he presented an excellent framework for arriving at your specific purpose. This ties in very well with GTD’s 40,000 ft horizon of focus and also a continuation of my previous post “GTD @ 50,000: […]

GTD – Changing the World by Bringing Change from Within
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GTD – Changing the World by Bringing Change from Within

A Community Contribution from Arif and Ali Vakil Have you ever found yourself in the situation where you’re completely overwhelmed with all the work that surrounds you? At those times do you then you catch yourself complaining about the outside world “I wish my job wasn’t so demanding”, “I wish there wasn’t so much competition”, […]

GTD at 50,000 ft: How to find and fulfill your Life's Purpose
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GTD at 50,000 ft: How to find and fulfill your Life's Purpose

A Community Contribution by Arif and Ali Vakil Have you ever had the feeling of being lost & left wondering “Why am I doing what I’m doing?”, “Why am I in this Job?”, “What does all this mean?”, “Who am I, and what is my purpose?”.  In spite of all the achievements there is a […]