Posts Tagged ‘Making it All Work’

What have you read? Take a quick poll
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What have you read? Take a quick poll

We’d love to know how many of you have read Getting Things Done, Ready For Anything or Making It All Work. [HTML1] (please vote and submit separately for each one) Looking to join a book club to discuss David Allen’s books? We have lively discussions about all three of these on GTD Connect, our online […]

What Do You Want?
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What Do You Want?

A Community Contribution from Jim Lindenthal I truly believe that David Allen’s GTD approach works.  I have been using the GTD approach for almost 5 years and have found that the higher level perspective area is really where the power is.  Specifically around the “Horizons of Focus“.   Over the years I have focused most of my attention on gaining “Control”.  Collecting all […]

Seminars with David Allen
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Seminars with David Allen

David Allen will only be doing 3 public seminars this year, so here’s your chance to learn the system with the master himself. The GTD Making It All Work course offers a higher level, more theoretical overview of the GTD concepts. It’s a fun, informative, and engaging day whether you are new to GTD or […]

Book Signing with David Allen in Minneapolis
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Book Signing with David Allen in Minneapolis

If you are in the Minneapolis area next Wednesday, David will be doing a book signing that is free and open to the public. Here are the particulars: When: Wednesday, April 21st from 11:30am – 1pm CDT. Where: Barnes and Noble Downtown Midwest Plaza, 801 Nicollet Mall Minneapolis, MN 55402 612-371-4443

Making It All Work at the Beach
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Making It All Work at the Beach

Hey, not a bad place to read a book! Thanks to Susan from Rhode Island for sharing this from her recent vacation in the Caribbean.

Keeping the Runway Clear
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Keeping the Runway Clear

David Allen refers to your day-to-day Calendar and Action choices as the “Runway.” In the Horizons of Focus model, covered in Getting Things Done and more extensively in Making It All Work, it’s the ground floor: 50,000 – Purpose 40,000 – Vision 30,000 – Goals 20,000 – Responsibilities 10,000 – Projects Runway – Calendar & […]

Is GTD Tactical or Strategic?
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Is GTD Tactical or Strategic?

Someone recently asked one of our coaches: Would you categorize GTD as a “Tactical” system as opposed to “Strategic”? The answer: GTD is both tactical and strategic. The process of capturing what has your attention in a system that is external from your mind, deciding the outcome and the very next action, and listing those […]

The Strategic Value of Personal Productivity
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The Strategic Value of Personal Productivity

David Allen is doing a webinar event next Wednesday, July 8th, hosted by Unbound Ideas. In this 90-minute interactive webinar, David Allen will describe the strategies, tools and specific behaviors that dramatically upgrade individual and organizational productivity. In particular, he will focus on: The 5 stages of control and the 6 horizons of focus necessary […]

Taking a deeper look at control & perspective
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Taking a deeper look at control & perspective

Making It All Work, David Allen’s latest book, ties together what many people were hungry for after reading Getting Things Done:  control + perspective.  In MIAW, control (5 phases of mastering your workflow) gets married to perspective (your horizons of focus)  to give an overview of the whole game. Chris Taylor, editor for Goose Educational […]

David Allen booksigning in LA area
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David Allen booksigning in LA area

David Allen will be doing a booksigning next Thursday, June 25, in Manhattan Beach, California. Learn more Our kick-off event for Breakfast, Business, and Books presents three Los Angeles-based authors who were recognized recently in The 100 Best Business Books of All Time. These business experts will share their knowledge about meeting the challenges we […]