Posts Tagged ‘organization’

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.

Personal digital assistant or paper for on-the-go collecting
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Personal digital assistant or paper for on-the-go collecting

Even though most people always carry their phone, some of the most savvy GTDers also use pen and paper for collection. The key is to know what methods reduce the friction in your system.

What's your standard for email?
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What's your standard for email?

I assert that it’s actually less effort to maintain your email inbox at zero than to maintain it at 300 or 3,000. Will it take effort? Of course. But there is gold to be mined there with a trusted practice that will have ripple effects across your workflow and motivation.

GTD is more than time management
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GTD is more than time management

Your GTD system, with a current and complete inventory or your commitments, helps you manage yourself effectively regardless of time’s alterations.

What are the first steps to take for an immediate change?
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What are the first steps to take for an immediate change?

Get a notepad and inbox, capture everything that has your attention. Decide the next actions on each and all of them. Review that total inventory, keeping it current, at least weekly.

Ten Ways To Get More Done At Work
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Ten Ways To Get More Done At Work

Real productivity is much more than organizing and time management tips. It’s about freeing up time for deeper, creative thinking.

The Creativity of Getting Things Done
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The Creativity of Getting Things Done

While many of our enthusiasts love the systematic approach of GTD, we’re seeing more and more creative types embracing Getting Things Done, including musicians, comedians, and television writers.

How to clear your inbox, make decisions and generally get things done
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How to clear your inbox, make decisions and generally get things done

People must ask: What does this mean? Is this actionable or not? What is the outcome that I am committed to?

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.

Email, calendar, & tasks in Outlook – the GTD way
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Email, calendar, & tasks in Outlook – the GTD way

If you need to get on top of your Microsoft Outlook® email, calendar, and tasks by implementing GTD, this is the webinar for you. You’ll learn the best recommendations for building a GTD system in Outlook to seamlessly handle your work and personal commitments.

Advice from Steve Jobs on productive meetings
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Advice from Steve Jobs on productive meetings

Every company wants to maximize productivity and cut down on unnecessary meetings. But they don’t always know how to go about making meetings more effective.

How to start getting organized
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How to start getting organized

How to get organized? First step is to capture into a simple ‘bucket” all of those things that are not on cruise control – anything that has your attention. Write it all down.

Free David Allen webinar: Stress-Free Productivity on the Road
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Free David Allen webinar: Stress-Free Productivity on the Road

David Allen, the consummate road warrior, will present a free one-hour webinar on how he stays productive while traveling.

The power of GTD checklists
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The power of GTD checklists

New to GTD, or a veteran, you can be more productive by harnessing the power of checklists.

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.

New express webinars, GTD Challenges, podcasts, and more
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New express webinars, GTD Challenges, podcasts, and more

There’s always something new in GTD Connect. You can easily access all this content through the free trial.

David Allen defines "Mind like water"
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David Allen defines "Mind like water"

Mind Like Water: A mental and emotional state in which your head is clear, able to create and respond freely, unencumbered with distractions and split focus.

Why ABC Priority Codes Don't Work
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Why ABC Priority Codes Don't Work

Before you spend another minute creating yet another list with ABC, 123, or high-medium-low codes as a way to define your priorities, read my essay this month. You may discover there’s a more natural path for getting you what you need to get the right things done.

David Allen interviewed by "Small Business Big Marketing"
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David Allen interviewed by "Small Business Big Marketing"

“Small Business Big Marketing” recorded this informative and entertaining podcast with David Allen.

Complete projects list = clear commitments
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Complete projects list = clear commitments

If you don’t have a clear sense of the totality of your obligations, you will always overcommit.