Posts Tagged ‘Outlook’

GTD Setup Guides
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GTD Setup Guides

One of the best ways to implement Getting Things Done is to follow our expert advice in configuring one of the many tools we have found to work well for GTD. See a sample or buy a Guide now. Here are the current GTD Setup Guides available to support you: GTD & Outlook for Windows GTD […]

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.

Webinars on Keys to GTD, and GTD & Outlook
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Webinars on Keys to GTD, and GTD & Outlook

No matter your level of GTD expertise, these interactive and concise 90-minute webinars will deepen your mastery of the GTD best practices.

Cool GTD tip for tracking Waiting For items in Outlook
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Cool GTD tip for tracking Waiting For items in Outlook

Many people have found this tip we share in our GTD & Outlook 2010 Guide to be super helpful for corralling the myriad of emails that need to be tracked as a “Waiting For.” You simply need to create a rule in Outlook to copy delegated items to an @Waiting For Support folder (create that […]

GTD webinars on Workflow and Outlook
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GTD webinars on Workflow and Outlook

These interactive 90-minute GTD webinars will enhance your learning and motivate you to move into 2012 with greater levels of stress-free productivity.

New GTD Setup Guide for Outlook 2010
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New GTD Setup Guide for Outlook 2010

For those of you on Outlook 2010, we just released a new Setup Guide to assist you in creating a rock-solid GTD system in Outlook.

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.

What version of Outlook do you use?
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What version of Outlook do you use?

Please cast your vote about which version of Outlook you are currently using.

Any Outlook for Mac users out there?
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Any Outlook for Mac users out there?

We’d love to know how many of you are using or plan to use Outlook for Mac. Please vote: [HTML1] This is helpful for us in our long-term planning for GTD Setup Guides. Thanks! David Allen Company Education Team

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.

A Reverend shares how he implemented GTD
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A Reverend shares how he implemented GTD

Rev. Chip Granthan sent this letter along to the facilitator who led the GTD Public Seminar he attended in Atlanta. Chip was happy to have this shared with our GTD Times readers too. I’d been trying to find the tool to bring clarity to my situation and had stumbled upon the GTD Coordinator® that Staples […]

Organizing actions related to projects
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Organizing actions related to projects

Question: How did you organize your tasks? Am I suppose to have a main Projects category and corresponding action tasks categorized @home, @work, etc? David Allen: Yes, for me “Projects” is a category, just like the action lists of “Calls”, “At Computer” etc. They are simply flat lists, tied together with your review of the […]

Tips for BlackBerry Users on Outlook
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Tips for BlackBerry Users on Outlook

08/17/2010 – We now have a GTD & BlackBerry Setup Guide! Visit the David Allen Company store to get your copy. It’s loaded with tips, tricks and expert coaching advice of applying GTD to your BlackBerry. A pretty common question we get from BlackBerry users is how to integrate Outlook Tasks with their BlackBerry. For […]

OneNote and ActiveWords — Ferrari Fast
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OneNote and ActiveWords — Ferrari Fast

A Community Contribution from Ryan Oakley Whether you’re a proficient OneNote user or just started using it after reading my GTD and OneNote article posted on GTD Times it doesn’t take long to populate the software with a tonne of pages and a tonne of information (yes, I am Canadian). First, some definitions: MS Office […]

A project manager describes his GTD setup
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A project manager describes his GTD setup

Many of you enjoyed the GTD & OneNote article contributed by community member Ryan Oakley. Here’s another shout out for using Outlook & OneNote, from Ivar in Norway. I am writing to you to tell you how brilliant I think it is to use Microsoft Office OneNote in my GTD system. I’m from Norway and […]

GTD for Academics
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GTD for Academics

A Community Contribution by Aeon J. Skoble, PhD. He’s a Professor of Philosophy at Bridgewater State College. I know that David Allen is interested in seeing how people in different sorts of professions use GTD, so I offered to share my experiences applying the methodology in a world that’s generally regarded as a different one: […]

GTD & OneNote
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GTD & OneNote

This is a community contribution by Ryan Oakley. For me, GTD has always worked extremely well for those small(er) tasks and projects.  You know – those little things that used to fall through the cracks but, with the help of GTD, are now easily tracked and moved on until completed. These smaller projects don’t need […]

Tracking Projects
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Tracking Projects

Dear DavidCo: After working with the GTD system for quite awhile, I find tracking next actions in Outlook to be pretty easy.  The harder part is tracking projects.  Where do you do that and how do you move from the 10,000 ft. level to the runway? Wayne Pepper, a senior coach and presenter with David […]

Tricks for capturing Waiting For emails
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Tricks for capturing Waiting For emails

One of the key buckets in your GTD system is Waiting For.  So what’s the biggest creator of Waiting For? Sent emails. Sure, you could slog through your Sent folder for which ones you actually need to make sure to track, but that’s like searching for a contact lens on the beach.  Good luck having […]

What are your killer apps for your GTD system?
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What are your killer apps for your GTD system?

Wikipedia defines a killer app as “…so necessary or desirable that it proves the core value of some larger technology.”  So, what are your killer GTD apps?  What do you use regularly AND find to be essential to your GTD implementation? Where do you keep your lists? Your calendar? Do you sync to a handheld? […]