Posts Tagged ‘Mind Like Water’

Why things crawl back into your mind
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Why things crawl back into your mind

Clearing the mind is one of my favorite things with GTD.  You cannot lose. To me, it’s one of the quickest ways to feel better if I’m stressed out, feeling overwhelmed or trying to mentally manage the ankle-biting things that have my attention. In a short period of time, I can sweep my brain of […]

Next GTD Twitter Class – Clearing your mind
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Next GTD Twitter Class – Clearing your mind

I will be hosting another free GTD Twitter class this Thursday, October 15th at 9am Pacific Time.  Just 30 minutes of clearing your mind. Here’s the scoop: What: It will be a working Twitter session. I’ll guide people through the GTD Mindsweep process through a series of Tweets.  Mindsweep is part of the Collect phase […]

Turning personal problems into resolvable projects
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Turning personal problems into resolvable projects

If you received David’s latest Productive Living newsletter, you know the theme for this month is about mind like water and paying attention to what has your attention.  We received this heartfelt letter from Jay, who asked that we share his journey and experience with GTD. GTD is more than a task management system, it’s […]

I'm sure I'll remember…
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I'm sure I'll remember…

“The short-term memory part of your mind–the part that tends to hold all of the incomplete, undecided, and unorganized “stuff”–functions much like RAM on a personal computer. Your conscious mind, like the computer screen, is a focusing tool, not a storage place. You can only think about 2 or 3 things at once.” – David […]

Zen and the Art of Task-Management
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Zen and the Art of Task-Management

A GTD Times community contribution by Paul Lavender The idea for writing this article came from the talk by Thay on the History of Engaged Buddhism in Mindfulness Bell No. 49. Specifically, when Thay talks about the future and mentions there will be courses held for businesspeople. I would like to share a practice that […]

A True Life Saga of GTD in Action Meets a Review of MIAW
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A True Life Saga of GTD in Action Meets a Review of MIAW

Venkatesh Rao is a quintessential GTD’er.  Seven years in the trenches and he’s probably forgotten more about GTD than most people every learn.  He’s also one of those individuals gifted with the intellect and the energy to manage a level of productivity that few people even aspire to, let alone achieve. In a mammoth post […]