Posts Tagged ‘projects’

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.

Moms more productive with Facebook
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Moms more productive with Facebook

If you’re looking for practical time management training, watch a busy mom for a day.

You don't need a Projects list? Then throw away your calendar.
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You don't need a Projects list? Then throw away your calendar.

If you think that a Projects list is unnecessary, then throw away your calendar and trust life will just let you know what you should be doing, in the moment.

Should you focus on something ‘more strategic?’
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Should you focus on something ‘more strategic?’

What compounds the challenges of the self-management game is that often the most effective thing to do feels like the last thing you’re capable of doing.

Where do you store reference files?
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Where do you store reference files?

Where is the majority of your Reference stored these days? In GTD terms, your Reference is your “non-actionable” materials.

Best practices for Getting Things Done
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Best practices for Getting Things Done

Here are the GTD best practices that we share in our Keys to Getting Things Done webinars.

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.

GTD and Goal Setting
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GTD and Goal Setting

The reason for long-term goals is the permission they give us to identify with the greatest value we can so it changes our filtered perceptions.

Getting your Startup Under Control
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Getting your Startup Under Control

In this interview on The Dorm Room Tycoon, David Allen, author of Getting Things Done, explains how entrepreneurs can be in control, and why planning and having an overall purpose is key.

A Writer’s GTD Journey
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A Writer’s GTD Journey

GTD seems to me a very intuitive way of managing your psychology so that it does not disrupt workflow.

Questions for completing and beginning the year
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Questions for completing and beginning the year

What have you actually finished, completed, and accomplished? If you haven’t made a list in the last year, I would highly recommend that you give yourself a treat and review the year that just passed and look forward to the year ahead.

GTD with Kids and Teens
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GTD with Kids and Teens

Join David Allen Company CEO and GTD expert Mike Williams and Senior Coach Meg Edwards as they discuss some fun and engaging ways to share GTD with kids and teens.

How to Plan Your Best GTD Christmas
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How to Plan Your Best GTD Christmas

David Allen’s Natural Planning Model seriously saves my sanity on everything from birthday party planning to creating new programs for my website, so this year, I decided to use the five steps of the Natural Planning Model to create a Christmas experience that is both magical and meaningful.

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).

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.

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 you manage projects and priorities?
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How do you manage projects and priorities?

In the Managing Projects & Priorities seminar, you will learn the power of creative brainstorming; how to define your priorities through the Horizons of Focus® Model; the advantages of using the Natural Planning Model®; and how to effectively develop and move your projects to the next level.

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.

Where is your projects list?
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Where is your projects list?

If you don’t have a clear sense of the totality of your obligations, you will always over-commit. And commitments occur on multiple levels, from “why I’m on the planet” to “need butter.” But the elevation most amorphous for most is the plane just above your physical activities — your “projects.” I have a radical definition […]