New Year's Disillusions

A Community Contribution from Mike Vardy As the first quarter of 2010 passes us by, I’m going to ask it: How many of you have stuck to your “resolutions” that you made at the start of 2010? I’m betting that some of you – perhaps most of you – have faltered on them in some […]

David Allen on goal setting

David Allen was recently interviewed by Scientific American on goal setting. Do goals really work? Have most people already broken what they set just 3 weeks ago? LISTEN NOW (4 min) Like this podcast? Subscribe to our free podcast series. We also do frequent podcasts with David and the Coaches on GTD Connect®, our online […]

Regret: A Powerful Motivator

I recently discovered that the musical I’d been working on for the past several years was no longer going to be viable.  Not because it wasn’t a good story, or even a good idea.  It’s because someone beat me to it. I was surfing the web and discovered that not only had someone written a […]

The habits of GTD

The GTD weekly review is a great habit. Almost everywhere I read about the importance and effects of regular reviews. In my everyday activities I notice the effects too –  amidst the chaos  of everyday life, the payoff of  committing myself to conducting regular reviews results in having the appropriate  response to whatever comes up. […]