Posts Tagged ‘Tasks’

Looking at those monsters in the closet
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Looking at those monsters in the closet

In my last post, I challenged you to look at how much you’re choosing to sit in your email inbox versus work from your lists.  That sure seemed to strike a nerve of truth with some of you.  So WHY can lists start to repel us? Here are a few reasons why and some ways […]

The GTD Outlook Add-In
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The GTD Outlook Add-In

I recently spoke with Dean Hering of Netcentrics about the Getting Things Done Outlook Add-In. We had a fun chat about how the product came to be and what it does these days for GTD’ers on Outlook. Listen now. Right before the podcast, I Tweeted that I’d be speaking with him and I asked Dean […]

The Perfect GTD List Manager – Part II
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The Perfect GTD List Manager – Part II

We received a tremendous response to the podcast from David Allen & his tech team on finding the “Perfect GTD List Manager.”  Some of you were delighted that we continue to hold true to GTD being an approach that is “tool-agnostic,” applicable to nearly any tool you choose.  On the other hand, some of you […]

The Perfect GTD List Manager
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The Perfect GTD List Manager

One of the most common questions we get is, “Which tool should I use for my GTD lists?”  With the GTD approach, the tools you choose to manage your workflow are up to you.  Some tools are certainly more conducive to GTD than others, but among the ones that will work well, it will come […]

GTD Global Summit Day Two:  Session One – Making it All Work with David Allen
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GTD Global Summit Day Two: Session One – Making it All Work with David Allen

For many people this is the session they came to see.  After years of reading, re-reading, listening to, watching and discussing “Getting Things Done: the art of stress-free productivity” people, especially the majority of the people at the Summit who are serious about practicing GTD – are ready for something new from David. “Making it […]

How to feel Okay when You're Not Doing Something
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How to feel Okay when You're Not Doing Something

When you start climbing up the GTD implementation ladder you begin collecting, processing and organizing every cool idea that you come across.   Pretty soon you have a huge list of projects together with an even more colossal list of next actions. It’s tempting to try and accomplish all of them; but what if you […]

Delegating The Desired Outcome
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Delegating The Desired Outcome

Maurice Gavin – former staff presenter with the David Allen Company During a recent seminar I delivered,  a  senior company leader asked the following question: How do you recommend I delegate? I have been asked this question before but lately it seems that this question, or one like it is being asked more and more […]

The habits of GTD
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The habits of GTD

The GTD weekly review is a great habit. Almost everywhere I read about the importance and effects of regular reviews. In my everyday activities I notice the effects too –  amidst the chaos  of everyday life, the payoff of  committing myself to conducting regular reviews results in having the appropriate  response to whatever comes up. […]