Action Support Folders and Tickler Lists: 2 GTD Tools We Hardly Ever Discuss

I had a coaching session today with Julie Ireland, a DavidCo Certified Coach and felt like what she said made so much sense that it merited sharing with the community.  Since I’ve hardly ever seen discussion about Action Support Folders or Tickler Lists and since I felt like my approach towards both needed some tweaking …

GTD balancing act in three steps: The weekly review with kids

“Work and play are words used for the same thing under differing conditions” —Mark Twain All good things come in three’s—just like the steps of the weekly review: Get Clear Get Current Get Creative Getting work done First get clear. Collect everything in one place—the loose bits of paper, assignments, toys, (school) books and randomly …

Don't Miss Out: Free Executive WorkFlow Coaching Contest Entry Deadline Ends Soon!

In case you live under a rock and only check your email and RSS feeds every other week you might not have heard about the contest we’re having for a free day of Executive Workflow Coaching courtesy of the David Allen Company and GTDtimes. This is your chance to have one of David’s personally certified …

GTD Times Mentioned by James Fallows in the Atlantic

Friend of David Allen and the David Allen Company, James Fallows was kind enough to give GTDtimes a very favorable mention in the Atlantic, one of the most lauded and influential publications in the country. James, that’s high praise and a very generous compliment especially coming from a nationally recognized journalist like yourself.

There's a Time and Place for Long Prose – Email Is Rarely It

By Scott Allen – Community Contributor I love reading good prose, particularly a good narrative. Sometimes prose is called for in an email — to tell a story, explain your reasoning, provide some depth regarding your feelings on a topic, etc. Some people prefer the phone or face-to-face for those things, but in many situations, …

Hot Off the Press: David Allen Launches New GTD Channel on YouTube

I’ve got some big news for GTD enthusiasts and followers of David Allen’s Getting Things Done systematic approach to personal productivity.  David in conjunction with the David Allen Company have just launched a new YouTube Channel dedicated to Getting Things Done. This new YouTube Channel is a compilation of those videos that David or his …

The Irresistible Allure of Getting Anything Done

By Scott Allen – Community Contributor Ahh…completion! You know the feeling. Inbox…empty. Weekly review…done. Deliverable…delivered. Project…complete. That slight rush as you say, “It is finished.” This can be a great additional motivation in getting things done. One little completion “fix” after another and pretty soon you’re on a major productivity roll. But there can be …

GTD – Changing the World by Bringing Change from Within

A Community Contribution from Arif and Ali Vakil Have you ever found yourself in the situation where you’re completely overwhelmed with all the work that surrounds you? At those times do you then you catch yourself complaining about the outside world “I wish my job wasn’t so demanding”, “I wish there wasn’t so much competition”, …