Posts Tagged ‘Next Actions’

What does responsibility mean to you?
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What does responsibility mean to you?

David Allen says GTD is about your ability to respond.

David Allen: How Bad Plans and "Good Ideas" Ruin Meetings
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David Allen: How Bad Plans and "Good Ideas" Ruin Meetings

Before any evaluation of what’s a “good idea” can be trusted, the purpose must be clear, the vision must be well defined, and all the relevant data must have been collected (brainstormed) and analyzed (organized).

Have your GTD lists become listless?
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Have your GTD lists become listless?

David explains the three common causes when we find we’re less interested and involved with our lists.

Can you manage GTD lists with a spreadsheet?
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Can you manage GTD lists with a spreadsheet?

Can you manage GTD lists with a spreadsheet? Yes, you can.

How to handle reading materials
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How to handle reading materials

Question: How do you handle reading material? I have magazine articles, web articles, books, newsletter special articles, blog interesting articles, etc.  Do you input them into “context” just like any other task? Senior Coach Kelly Forrister: I consider reading materials fall into two categories: nice to read and must read. Nice to read is like […]

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 do I become a GTD certified trainer?
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How do I become a GTD certified trainer?

Are you an experienced in-house corporate trainer interested in learning how to provide the GTD methodology within your organization? The GTD® Essentials Trainer Certification Program provides the education to get you certified to do just that.

Getting Free with GTD
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Getting Free with GTD

David Allen’s essay in the latest Productive Living newsletter explores getting free by naming what has your attention.

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.

What do you consider is your work?
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What do you consider is your work?

The stress many people feel can be directly attributed to the avoidance of daily and weekly catching up—with the flood of emails, voice mails, meetings, projects, and other informational and actionable items.

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.

Life at the project level
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Life at the project level

David Allen received this email from Ben, an enthusiastic GTDer who has been customizing his home and work system for greater productivity.

Why "List" is a dirty word
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Why "List" is a dirty word

David Allen explores three reasons why “list” is often considered a dirty word, and three things you can do to change that for yourself.

Details that make your life easier
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Details that make your life easier

Detailed next actions prevent procrastination

How are David Allen’s lists set up?
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How are David Allen’s lists set up?

Get a rare look inside David Allen’s personal GTD system in the next webinar hosted by GTD Connect. You’ll see how he’s customized his lists and examples of what he uses them for. It’s a great opportunity to see GTD in action and spark your own creative ideas for customizing your system. March 10th from […]

How does the BlackBerry task app stack up for GTD?
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How does the BlackBerry task app stack up for GTD?

How do you think the Blackberry stacks up for managing your lists the GTD way?

How is a Next Action List Different from a To Do List?
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How is a Next Action List Different from a To Do List?

A clear next action triggers action and positive engagement.

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.

Webinar on using Outlook for GTD
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Webinar on using Outlook for GTD

This webinar is on the essentials of optimizing your GTD productivity with Outlook.