If you don’t have a clear sense of the totality of your obligations, you will always overcommit.
If you’re looking for practical time management training, watch a busy mom for a day.
If you think that a Projects list is unnecessary, then throw away your calendar and trust life will just let you know what you should be doing, in the moment.
What compounds the challenges of the self-management game is that often the most effective thing to do feels like the last thing you’re capable of doing.
Where is the majority of your Reference stored these days? In GTD terms, your Reference is your “non-actionable” materials.
Here are the GTD best practices that we share in our Keys to Getting Things Done webinars.
No matter your level of GTD expertise, these interactive and concise 90-minute webinars will deepen your mastery of the GTD best practices.
The reason for long-term goals is the permission they give us to identify with the greatest value we can so it changes our filtered perceptions.
In this interview on The Dorm Room Tycoon, David Allen, author of Getting Things Done, explains how entrepreneurs can be in control, and why planning and having an overall purpose is key.
GTD seems to me a very intuitive way of managing your psychology so that it does not disrupt workflow.
What have you actually finished, completed, and accomplished? If you haven’t made a list in the last year, I would highly recommend that you give yourself a treat and review the year that just passed and look forward to the year ahead.
Join David Allen Company CEO and GTD expert Mike Williams and Senior Coach Meg Edwards as they discuss some fun and engaging ways to share GTD with kids and teens.
David Allen’s Natural Planning Model seriously saves my sanity on everything from birthday party planning to creating new programs for my website, so this year, I decided to use the five steps of the Natural Planning Model to create a Christmas experience that is both magical and meaningful.
Before any evaluation of what’s a “good idea” can be trusted, the purpose must be clear, the vision must be well defined, and all the relevant data must have been collected (brainstormed) and analyzed (organized).
Can you manage GTD lists with a spreadsheet? Yes, you can.
GTD can help integrate your professional and personal life.
You’ll know if you have capacity to say yes because with GTD, you already have an inventory of your projects and actions, the things you’re already commited to.
David Allen’s essay in the latest Productive Living newsletter explores getting free by naming what has your attention.
If you don’t have a clear sense of the totality of your obligations, you will always over-commit. And commitments occur on multiple levels, from “why I’m on the planet” to “need butter.” But the elevation most amorphous for most is the plane just above your physical activities — your “projects.” I have a radical definition […]
I decided to apply the Natural Planning Model from GTD to my overall life plan.