Control or Spontaneity? The Paradox

When people discover the level of personal organization I work within, they often ask, “Wow, does this guy ever have any fun?! He’s so organized!” My response is usually, “Who’s not having fun?” Frankly, I organize for freedom, not for hard work. Much of my personal system of organization was built and is constantly being […]

Have you taken the GTD-Q Assessment?

With the start of the New Year, this would be a great time to take the GTD-Q assessment. This free online assessment measures what Getting Things Done gives you: better control and greater perspective.  It’s not one of those one-time tests that will never change (which will be good news for those of you who […]

GTD in problem solving

A Community Contribution from Nuno Donato on how he used the GTD Horizons of Focus model to gain clarity about a life change About one and a half year ago I moved from a busy big city “A”: to a smaller one in the country side “B” to develop a project with an organization I […]

The Strategic Value of Personal Productivity

David Allen is doing a webinar event next Wednesday, July 8th, hosted by Unbound Ideas. In this 90-minute interactive webinar, David Allen will describe the strategies, tools and specific behaviors that dramatically upgrade individual and organizational productivity. In particular, he will focus on: The 5 stages of control and the 6 horizons of focus necessary […]