Posts Tagged ‘trusted system’
Why things don’t get done
In the work I do, I often see a dark side to organizations and relationships that have collaboration and being nice as values. It can easily become a smokescreen behind which people avoid accountability and clarity. I have noticed a tendency for people to spend a lot of time in high-energy meetings and discussions, and […]
Get your life back to widget-cranking!
Oh, for a widget-cranking job again! Ever have gigs like that, where all you did was crank widgets? Like a summer job in college? Remember how bored you were, and how psychologically healthy it was? All you had to do was show up. Every morning there was a big pile of un-cranked widgets, right next […]
Personal Productivity and the Inner Seven-Year-Old
There seems to be someone about seven years old inside of all of us, who never matures, and whose behavior either allows us lots of creative expansion and productivity, or causes us to crash and burn. It seems that the smart (adult) part of me has known what to do for years. It knows that in […]
GTD Community Story with Rosalie Gale
We discovered Rosalie Gale’s love for GTD on Facebook. We interviewed her so our community could hear her story. Enjoy! 1. How did you hear about GTD? I used to be the queen of making to do lists. I would write them out over and over again and become very overwhelmed by everything I needed […]
GTD Setup Guides
One of the best ways to implement Getting Things Done is to follow our expert advice in configuring one of the many tools we have found to work well for GTD. See a sample or buy a Guide now. Here are the current GTD Setup Guides available to support you: GTD & Outlook for Windows GTD […]
The 5 Stages of GTD®
Where are you in the 5 I’s? David Allen explains the 5 stages you can expect with GTD: If you’re not at “Integration” yet, here are some ideas to continue on the Path of GTD Mastery: Read (or reread!) the Getting Things Done book. David Allen has often said it is “the” manual for learning this […]
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Personal digital assistant or paper for on-the-go collecting
Even though most people always carry their phone, some of the most savvy GTDers also use pen and paper for collection. The key is to know what methods reduce the friction in your system.
What's your standard for email?
I assert that it’s actually less effort to maintain your email inbox at zero than to maintain it at 300 or 3,000. Will it take effort? Of course. But there is gold to be mined there with a trusted practice that will have ripple effects across your workflow and motivation.
GTD is more than time management
Your GTD system, with a current and complete inventory or your commitments, helps you manage yourself effectively regardless of time’s alterations.
New version of the GTD Outlook Add-In
Here’s some great news for Microsoft Outlook users. Netcentrics has released version 3.2 of their Getting Things Done® Outlook® Add-In.