Archive for February, 2018

Behind the scenes with David Allen
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Behind the scenes with David Allen

David Allen welcomed Blinkist into his apartment in Amsterdam for a casual conversation about GTD, writing the book, and his love for clear space.

Why I do GTD
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Why I do GTD

In response to last month’s David Allen article, Turning Inside Out, GTD fan and musician Don Richmond shared: This underlying philosophy, or reason for the existence of GTD, is what turned me on to it in the first place. I don’t really need to do more things—I do too much already. But I do need […]

Are You Capturing Your Good Ideas?
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Are You Capturing Your Good Ideas?

How many thoughts and ideas do you have daily which represent useful things to do or potentially enhance or improve projects, situations, and life in general? How many have you had and forgotten, and forgotten that you’ve forgotten? “I ought to call Susan and ask her about where she stayed in Hawaii…” “I need to […]

GTD and Information Overload
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GTD and Information Overload

People complain about “information overload.” But, in truth, the most information-rich environment is the most relaxing–nature. We are actually more relaxed and stimulated by a plethora of input and multiple horizons, and nature provides that in spades. If you really wanted to go nuts, just put yourself in a room with no input (sensory deprivation.) […]

EPISODE #38 – The Power of Outcome Thinking
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EPISODE #38 – The Power of Outcome Thinking

David Allen explores the power of outcome thinking in front of a live audience. This talk will reveal just how much the thoughts we hold in our head have the potential to affect the types and qualities of action we take. From athletic performance to prepping for that next big meeting, what we think about […]

What is GTD®?
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What is GTD®?

Someone recently asked David Allen to share the underlying principle to Getting Things Done® (GTD®). He said: There are several, but the main ones are: 1. CLEAR YOUR HEAD – Your head is for having ideas, not for holding them. In other words, build and maintain an “external brain” to hold all your significant reminders […]