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 […]
Question: Why does Getting Things Done® focus on the “weeds” rather than the higher-level stuff? Why don’t we start with goals and vision and then make our way to day-to-day work? David Allen: I appreciate your question. The professional and personal self-help training programs consistently emphasize higher-horizon focus—clarity of purpose, values, vision, goals, etc. I agree that […]
Your name: Mark Jantzen What do you do for work? I’m a Senior Investment Manager with Fidelity Investments Where do you live? Denver, Colorado How did you hear about GTD? I attended a David Allen seminar at Fidelity before he called it GTD. I believe it was MAP – Managing Actions & Projects. Obviously read […]
In this podcast, Coach Kelly Forrister focuses on the best practices of email communications with others, including appropriate use, writing effective subject lines, creating agreed upon response times, reply to all and more. Listen Now Subscribe or Download iTunes Stitcher Libsyn Google Play Music Spotify SoundCloud
Have fun in your command. Don’t always run at a breakneck pace. Take leave when you’ve earned it, spend time with your families.
If you need to get on top of your Microsoft Outlook® email, calendar, and tasks by implementing GTD, this is the webinar for you. You’ll learn the best recommendations for building a GTD system in Outlook to seamlessly handle your work and personal commitments.
Every company wants to maximize productivity and cut down on unnecessary meetings. But they don’t always know how to go about making meetings more effective.
David Allen, the consummate road warrior, will present a free one-hour webinar on how he stays productive while traveling.
Before you spend another minute creating yet another list with ABC, 123, or high-medium-low codes as a way to define your priorities, read my essay this month. You may discover there’s a more natural path for getting you what you need to get the right things done.
David Allen talks about how the GTD Weekly Review, and how to do more executive thinking about your life.
If you’re looking for practical time management training, watch a busy mom for a day.
From the Business Center at PC World, GTD is listed as a browser-compatible productivity system.
In a guest post on the Workshifting blog, read tips from Mike Williams, CEO for the David Allen Company (and vetted GTD coach!) on some simple ways to apply GTD. His post also includes an experiment for making your next meeting more effective.
Here are tips from David Allen for setting up your paper filing system.
This is a photo of David Allen’s workspace. You’ll notice that he has helpfully labeled many of the items in the photo.
The Atlantic’s Media Diet series asks well-known people how they deal with what seems like an overwheleming amount of stuff to read. Here’s how David Allen responded when asked what he reads.
David Allen talks with Bloomberg about technology and email protocols, and the frustrations people are dealing with around email and some ways to deal with it.
Where is the majority of your Reference stored these days? In GTD terms, your Reference is your “non-actionable” materials.
No matter your level of GTD expertise, these interactive and concise 90-minute webinars will deepen your mastery of the GTD best practices.
The main problem most people have with delegation is the lack of regular review, enough so that you will light a fire or check status early enough to be able to deal with the other person optimally.