Posts Tagged ‘Tips and Tricks’

David Allen's workspace, clearly labeled
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David Allen's workspace, clearly labeled

This is a photo of David Allen’s workspace. You’ll notice that he has helpfully labeled many of the items in the photo.

David Allen: What I Read
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David Allen: What I Read

The Atlantic’s Media Diet series asks well-known people how they deal with what seems like an overwheleming amount of stuff to read. Here’s how David Allen responded when asked what he reads.

David Allen says Technology Solves Problems, Frustrates
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David Allen says Technology Solves Problems, Frustrates

David Allen talks with Bloomberg about technology and email protocols, and the frustrations people are dealing with around email and some ways to deal with it.

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.

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.

How do you get people to do what they said they would do?
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How do you get people to do what they said they would do?

The main problem most people have with delegation is the lack of regular review, enough so that you will light a fire or check status early enough to be able to deal with the other person optimally.

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.

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 […]

Year End Review of the GTD Best Practices Series
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Year End Review of the GTD Best Practices Series

A great way to kick off the New Year is with a review of GTD’s five phases of Mastering Workflow: Collect Process Organize Review Do For each area, ask yourself: What’s working well for me in this area now? What would I like to improve upon in the coming year in each of these areas? […]

David Allen’s advice on making GTD simpler to adopt
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David Allen’s advice on making GTD simpler to adopt

David Allen’s advice on making GTD simpler to adopt