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David Allen on the Importance of Daydreaming from Dubai

David Allen on the Importance of Daydreaming from Dubai

Last fall, David Allen traveled to Dubai to give a seminar with RightSelection. While there, he spoke with the DubaiEye1038 Business Breakfast Podcast.  This quick listen has some nice David Allen Wisdom, including a bit on the importance of daydreaming. Listen to the full show here!

To-Do List Tips

To-Do List Tips

We love a good next actions list.  This article from Buffer Social goes into some history and tips for to-do lists, and GTD even gets a nod.  Read the article here!

Multitasking Lowers Your IQ

Multitasking Lowers Your IQ

This infographic from Visual.ly and Fuze, shared by Inc provides some startling stats on the disadvantages of multitasking.  So put down the phone and read the article here.

NYT Opinion on “The Pitfalls of Productivity”

NYT Opinion on “The Pitfalls of Productivity”

A very interesting read from the New York Times Opinion Pages  on “The Pitfalls of Productivity.”  Is GTD all smoke and mirrors?  Read the article here.

David Allen’s Food For Thought – December 2014

David Allen’s Food For Thought – December 2014

I’m a time management heretic! I’ve lately realized that I am teaching a paradoxical and totally reversed paradigm about time management. The old model seems to have been telling us to externalize the big stuff (priorities) and to leave the little things strewn around internally (in psychic RAM.) We were supposed to write our Daily […]

TEDx Amsterdam with David Allen

TEDx Amsterdam with David Allen

David Allen covers some of the GTD fundamentals on “Getting Control and Creating Space” in this new TEDx talk.  This is a great, simple overview to remind current GTDers of some basics, and help newcomers to GTD understand how powerful it can be.  

Make Your Twitter Feed More Productive

Make Your Twitter Feed More Productive

Todoist, an online and mobile task manager for personal productivity, has named “30 Organization and Productivity Gurus You Should Follow on Twitter” on their blog.  Spoiler alert — the list features our guru David Allen (@gtdguy), our CEO Mike Williams (@GTDmw) and yours truly GTD Times (@gtdtimes).  

David Allen’s Food For Thought – November 2014

David Allen’s Food For Thought – November 2014

To-Do lists: usually “amorphous blobs of un-do-ability” Most people’s written or mental to-do lists, though created and maintained as a worthy exercise, are merely descriptions of unfinished details and projects in their lives, and are not a really an effective kick-start in getting them done. It’s because another level of decision-making and tracking is still […]