When did email become my job?

Date: Friday, November 02, 2018 by GTD Times Staff

When did email become my job?

Question: At what point did answering e-mail become my job? David Allen: Well, at what point did answering anything—your mail, having conversations in your hallway—become your job? It’s all your job. You just have to decide what your work is. As the late, great Peter Drucker said, that’s your biggest job, to define what your […]

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What should you do?

Date: Monday, October 29, 2018 by GTD Times Staff

What should you do?

What should you do?  With many choices you are given moment-to-moment, what should you do? There are five steps in the Mastering Workflow model of GTD®: Capture, clarify, organize, reflect, and engage. So which step is most important? How do you decide whether to collect stuff, process an inbox, organize your work, reflect on all […]

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The 2019 GTD® Organizer is now available

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The 2019 GTD® Organizer is now available

What is the GTD Organizer? The 2019 GTD Organizer is an elegant, functional, and complete system, built on the GTD principles. We created it to give people a way to get people up and running with a tool that is completely aligned with GTD. How to Use It The GTD Organizer comes as an editable […]

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Getting things off your mind

Date: Friday, October 26, 2018 by GTD Times Staff

Getting things off your mind

Even very important things can be on cruise control and not on your mind. If your attention is being grabbed, then there’s almost an inverse relationship there. The degree to which your attention is being grabbed is the degree to which you are not free to place your attention where and how you want to. […]

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Aliman’s GTD Story

Date: Monday, October 22, 2018 by GTD Times Staff

Aliman’s GTD Story

Tell us a little about yourself: My name is Aliman Sears from the Island of Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii (Kailua side). My primary work is chief operating officer and co-founder of a nonprofit psychiatric social work agency. I am also adjunct professor of philosophy at Chaminade University, Honolulu.   How did you hear about GTD? In 2016 during […]

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Getting to inbox zero

Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by GTD Times Staff

Getting to inbox zero

Question: According to David Allen, we should get clear daily. Does this mean daily inbox zero for email? I feel like if I got to inbox zero daily, especially with email, that’s all I would do.                   Coach Kelly Forrister: Great question. It’s really a balance of […]

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Where should I start with GTD?

Date: Friday, September 28, 2018 by GTD Times Staff

Where should I start with GTD?

People worldwide are discovering the Getting Things Done® methodology; and often I’m asked, “Where should I start with GTD?!” They have either read the book, been to a course, heard about it on a podcast or from a friend; and they have sufficient inspiration or at least curiosity to test it out. But because there […]

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Episode #44: GTD for Creative People

Date: Thursday, September 27, 2018 by GTD Times Staff

Episode #44: GTD for Creative People

Musician Evan Taubenfeld and entertainment lawyer Danny Passman join David Allen and Coach Kelly Forrister in an inspiring conversation about GTD for creative people. Lots of wonderful nuggets in this episode about finding the creative spark within the structure of a GTD system.   Listen Now—GTD for Creative People    Subscribe or Download to […]

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GTD & Nirvana Setup Guide

Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by GTD Times Staff

GTD & Nirvana Setup Guide

We’re excited to release a guide that many people have requested over the years–GTD & Nirvana. This elegant app, built with GTD in mind, is a great option for managing your lists. This new GTD & Nirvana Guide will show you how to: – Understand the fundamental GTD best practices – Optimally configure Nirvana in […]

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Doug’s GTD Story

Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2018 by GTD Times Staff

Doug’s GTD Story

Tell us a little about you and your work My name is Doug Crane and I am a librarian by profession for over 22 years. I currently have the honor to serve as Director of the Palm Beach County Library System in southeast Florida where I oversee the major executive functions of a busy seventeen-branch […]

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What are the Best Apps for GTD?

Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 by GTD Times Staff

What are the Best Apps for GTD?

A question we often get from the GTD community is, “What are the best apps for GTD?” While we would love to give you a simple answer that tells you exactly what to use, it’s not as simple as that.   GTD is tool neutral One of the first things to understand is that GTD […]

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What is GTD?

Date: Wednesday, September 05, 2018 by GTD Times Staff

What is GTD?

Keys to the GTD® Methodology People often ask us, “So, what is GTD?” If you’re new to GTD or have been looking for a succinct way to explain it to others, check out this short video where David Allen shares the keys to the Getting Things Done® methodology. Hear why GTD can help you feel […]

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