Posts Tagged ‘Tips and Tricks’

GTD Best Practices: Doing (Part 5 of 5)
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GTD Best Practices: Doing (Part 5 of 5)

An easy way for me to explain the “Doing” phase of GTD is to simply say “trust your gut/butt/intuition/hunch/heart.” There is gold in that, and ultimately that’s what it will come down to. But how do you even get to the point of trusting whatever part of you makes a trusted decision? Here’s where the […]

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.

GTD Best Practices: Review (Part 4 of 5)
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GTD Best Practices: Review (Part 4 of 5)

David Allen calls the Weekly Review the “critical success factor” to GTD. Why? It’s the glue that keeps it all together.  It’s also one of the steps people tend to resist the most.  Here are some keys for getting the most out of the Review phase to keep your GTD system humming along. WHAT TO […]

GTD Best Practices: Organize (Part 3 of 5)
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GTD Best Practices: Organize (Part 3 of 5)

Organize, by far, is one of the most talked about parts of GTD.  And why not? It’s all about cool gear!  With GTD, choosing your tools is up to you and there’s incredible freedom in that.  David Allen is not telling you what tools to use, but how to use your tools.  So let’s dive […]

Webinar with David Allen: Breaking Through Procrastination
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Webinar with David Allen: Breaking Through Procrastination

Join David Allen and Senior Coach Kelly Forrister as they discuss keys for breaking through procrastination.

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.

How to handle reading materials
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How to handle reading materials

Question: How do you handle reading material? I have magazine articles, web articles, books, newsletter special articles, blog interesting articles, etc.  Do you input them into “context” just like any other task? Senior Coach Kelly Forrister: I consider reading materials fall into two categories: nice to read and must read. Nice to read is like […]

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.

David Allen on dealing with interruptions
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David Allen on dealing with interruptions

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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.