Posts Tagged ‘Making it All Work’

Marching orders, or at least a wise recommendation
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Marching orders, or at least a wise recommendation

Have fun in your command. Don’t always run at a breakneck pace. Take leave when you’ve earned it, spend time with your families.

2 ingredients for making it all work
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2 ingredients for making it all work

Where do you stand, today, on the matrix of self-management? In less than two minutes, GTD-Q will give you a visual representation of where you fit in terms of the two critical elements of self management—control and perspective.

Which is more stressful: email or no email?
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Which is more stressful: email or no email?

With the GTD approach to getting email under control, you can stay connected, or take a vacation away from email, and trust that your decision is healthy.

Q&A with David Allen: Staying on track amid distractions
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Q&A with David Allen: Staying on track amid distractions

Technology should enhance productivity, making it easier to get things done so you have more leisure time. But have tools that are designed to help really just added to our workload, distraction, and stress?

Is Your Smartphone Making You Less Productive?
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Is Your Smartphone Making You Less Productive?

We’re jeopardizing long-term productivity by eliminating predictable time off that ensures balance in our lives.

Moms more productive with Facebook
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Moms more productive with Facebook

If you’re looking for practical time management training, watch a busy mom for a day.

Working on job one
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Working on job one

There are very few times and places we really have the appropriate energy level, tools, and uninterrupted time frames towork on some of our “most important” work.

Do you feel more productive now than you did several years ago?
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Do you feel more productive now than you did several years ago?

When Office Technology Overwhelms, Get Organized

Email Overload and Cabin Porn
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Email Overload and Cabin Porn

GTD’s systematic approach relieves the stress, and makes the busy-ness of our modern lives sustainable.

Planning a baby shower with GTD
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Planning a baby shower with GTD

GTD can help integrate your professional and personal life.

3 Questions to ask yourself when faced with saying yes or no
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3 Questions to ask yourself when faced with saying yes or no

You’ll know if you have capacity to say yes because with GTD, you already have an inventory of your projects and actions, the things you’re already commited to.

How Vacations Help the Business Brain
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How Vacations Help the Business Brain

Vacations enhance productivity, according to David Allen.

Making your GTD system work for you
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Making your GTD system work for you

The GTD system/process/approach should be in service to YOU and what works for YOU.

Mom gets the right things done with the Natural Planning Model
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Mom gets the right things done with the Natural Planning Model

I decided to apply the Natural Planning Model from GTD to my overall life plan.

David Allen at Google – 2 keys to sustaining a healthy life and work style
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David Allen at Google – 2 keys to sustaining a healthy life and work style

Several GTD Times readers asked for this video — a classic from David’s presentation at Google a couple of years ago.

GTD for sustainable productivity
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GTD for sustainable productivity

GTD creates more space in our thinking, so we can manage the surprises of an increasingly complex world.

The 6 Horizons of Focus
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The 6 Horizons of Focus

Managing the flow of work can be approached from many altitudes. We have roughly categorized “work” into six levels, or horizons of focus.

FAQs about download and international versions of David Allen’s books
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FAQs about download and international versions of David Allen’s books

We receive many questions about the electronic and international versions of David Allen’s books (Getting Things Done, Ready For Anything, and Making It All Work.) We’ve compiled some FAQs on the topic that should be be helpful. We will update this post as the information changes and add these to our website FAQs as well. […]

David Allen’s video from the Do Lectures
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David Allen’s video from the Do Lectures

David Allen was a speaker at the Do Lectures this summer in Wales.  The Do lectures are all about getting a handful of speakers together in one place, in the hope that they may inspire you to go Do something. To give you the tools and the desire to change the things you care about. […]

A member shares about GTD Connect
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A member shares about GTD Connect

We received this letter from Bruce, about his recent experience with GTD Connect: I joined GTD Connect a week or two ago, and I’m discovering that it is an excellent resource. The amount of content is awesome, and you have developed an active community. (Initially I thought: $48/month is a lot of money. Now I […]