Posts Tagged ‘Mind Like Water’
Being more productive without the Type-A personality syndrome
Seems there’s an eternal question about how being more productive can happen without adding to the Type-A personality syndrome of ever-harder, ever-more, ever-faster. Read my essay in Productive Living with yet another spin on that age-old issue. It’s not about fast or slow. It’s about how you’re involved, which is a much bigger context. – David […]
Free Guided Mind Sweep with David Allen
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Should there be a GTD for Dummies?
In response to our recent Productive Living newsletter, a GTDer wrote to David Allen and said: Please provide a less complex version of the basic GTD chart/system for me and the hundreds of thousands of organizationally challenged managers just like me who have tried and failed to maintain the GTD system. Simpler is better. David […]
How a martial artist gets things done
GTD showed me how to bring balance back into my busy personal and professional schedule. More specifically, I was able to customize the GTD workflow process to handle the crush of Emails I get from prospective students who want to join my martial arts studio. Furthermore, I also customized the GTD Outlook 2007 “Waiting For” […]
David Allen on what contributes to success
For the most part, people who master the ability to stay clear and focus 100% on what most calls their attention, seem to be involved in what appears the most sustainable, long-term life- and career styles that reflect successful accomplishment. -David Allen
You can't fool your mind
You can’t fool your mind. It’s an expert on your current personal management system, and it knows whether you can be trusted to look at what you need to at the appropriate time. It knows if you’ve decided what the next action should be. And it knows if there is a reminder of that action […]
Are you living in your zone or stumbling into your zone?
[HTML1] (The tool David mentions at the end is eProductivity for Lotus Notes. It’s what he uses personally to manage his projects and actions. If you’re a Notes user, you can learn more about David’s setup in the free Webinar on April 28th.)
David Allen shares the Essence of GTD
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Having room to think
“What I need is more real estate in which to think, and tools to facilitate the process. I need it to be systematized intelligently so that when I engage with it I’m stimulated, not stupefied.” – David Allen David Allen was on a roll this month with his having space to think and create. He […]
How can you trust your GTD system?
A new GTD’er asked: Once collected, how do you learn to trust the integrity of the system and not spend a lot of time trying to remember whether you put something down? David Allen’s reply: Trust comes with consistent use. The Weekly Review, plus reviewing the appropriate action lists when you have any time that […]