Posts Tagged ‘project planning’

First customer review of the new GTD Managing Projects set
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First customer review of the new GTD Managing Projects set

The first customer review of the new GTD Managing Projects audio set has come in and we wanted to share some highlights: In a nutshell, I am very excited to report this audio program is EXCELLENT! Imagine sitting in the room with David, Marian and Meg and, basically, they are discussing all of the best […]

The new "GTD Managing Projects" set is now available!
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The new "GTD Managing Projects" set is now available!

We’re excited to announce that our new 6-CD audio set on the GTD best practices for managing your projects is now available in the David Allen Company store.  We’ve compiled all of the GTD best practices and common questions.   It’s a great way to get control of your projects and manage them seamlessly–the GTD […]

When do you call something a project?
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When do you call something a project?

Here’s a sneak peak at our new GTD® Managing Projects Audio Set releasing soon. This new set includes 6 CDs chock full of a tips, tricks and education on the GTD models for seamlessly managing your projects. You’ll hear from David Allen and two senior coaches on the best practices and common questions people implementing […]

Getting on Top of Your Projects and Priorities
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Getting on Top of Your Projects and Priorities

There are four GTD Managing Projects and Priorities seminars coming up in November and December.  They will be held in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, and Boston.  If you’re ready to refine the GTD skills you use on your own projects, the Managing Projects and Priorities seminar is the place for you.  You’ll get plenty of specialized focus on […]

GTD Nuggets – Take 5 minutes to make progress on a project
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GTD Nuggets – Take 5 minutes to make progress on a project

If you take a pen and blank paper, and just spend the next five minutes capturing ideas on the most important project right now for you to make some progress on, you will likely come up with at least one, if not several, “Oh yeah, I could…” items. – David Allen

Organizing your projects list
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Organizing your projects list

Dear David Allen: What do you recommend to organize the Projects list in order to quickly find a particular project? David: If you’re using a software application for managing lists, and if it can sort the list alphabetically, then get in the habit of writing the key word about the project first, so you can […]

David Allen on linking projects and related pieces together
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David Allen on linking projects and related pieces together

Countless questions have been e-mailed to me asking for the best ways and tools to organize project thinking, or how to relate project pieces to each other and to all the other projects and their pieces.   Ninety-nine percent of the time, my answer is: “Do the Weekly Review. If you do, it all works. If […]

GTD & project management software
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GTD & project management software

A GTDer asked: Can I use project management software for my GTD lists? Coach Wayne Pepper: From our perspective, project management tools are good for Project Support, not necessarily Next Action lists though. In other words, if I have a project that is so complex and intertwined that it needs to be broken down into […]

Missing deadlines
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Missing deadlines

Question: You say you shouldn’t write anything on a day when it doesn’t absolutely have to be finished by then. Furthermore, you tell that priorities are depended on time, energy and a lot more, but I miss one thing there: deadlines. What if I make a list of things to do, and find on Monday […]

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 […]