5 Signs You’re Getting Better at GTD

Date: Thursday, August 17, 2017 by GTD Times Staff

5 Signs You’re Getting Better at GTD

1. It feels weird to keep stuff on your mind Capturing what has your attention is a key practice with GTD. Getting better at GTD means you are capturing what’s on your mind when it shows up, moment-by-moment and keeping something ON your mind, well, it just feels weird. 2. You empty your inboxes regularly […]

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Getting Unstuck

Date: Monday, August 07, 2017 by GTD Times Staff

Getting Unstuck

Got any knots? What’s your desired outcome to resolve that? What will be true when you can you declare it done? What’s your next action?    

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How’s your altitude aptitude?

Date: Thursday, August 03, 2017 by GTD Times Staff

How’s your altitude aptitude?

Over the years, it has become more and more helpful in my work to help people understand the ecosystem of GTD® (particularly priorities) by framing their thinking and decision-making around my altitude model: GROUND: Calendar/Actions – The nitty-gritty this-moment doing level. Call Fred. Buy tires. Draft proposal. Email Susan. HORIZON 1: Projects – The things […]

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Episode #32 – The Better You Get

Date: Monday, July 31, 2017 by GTD Times Staff

Episode #32 – The Better You Get

David Allen says, “The better you get, the better you’d better get.” This podcast is about how to improve your skills, when you’re already proficient at GTD®. Coaches Meg Edwards and Kelly Forrister will guide you through some of the coaching they would give to a client who already has a solid foundation and plenty […]

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The best ways to deal with stress

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The best ways to deal with stress

David Allen on the best ways to deal with stress:  Understand first that you’re actually IN stress Determine what’s causing it Clarify what you’d like to have true in the situation—what’s your desired outcome, at least in terms of how you’d like to be feeling? Decide if there is a next action you can take […]

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Outsmarting Your Mind

Date: Friday, July 14, 2017 by GTD Times Staff

Outsmarting Your Mind

I have the feeling and the hope every now and again that in 25 years what GTD teaches will be such a “given” that we may wonder what it was like to walk around with such pressure and stress from our suboptimal thinking habits. The advent of the “knowledge worker” society has given so many […]

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Episode #31 – David Allen talks with Dr. Theo Compernolle

Date: Thursday, July 13, 2017 by GTD Times Staff

Episode #31 – David Allen talks with Dr. Theo Compernolle

David talks with Dr. Theo Compernolle, a doctor with a 35-year background in medicine, psychiatry, teaching, and research. His most recent book is Brain Chains. You’ll find this interview to be educational, and perhaps challenging, as you learn that we may be using technology in counter-productive ways.   Listen Now   Subscribe or Download iTunes Stitcher […]

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GTD Webinars

Date: Wednesday, July 05, 2017 by GTD Times Staff

GTD Webinars

There are two great live video webinars being offered this month on GTD Connect, David Allen’s online learning center. 1. GTD & Outlook—July 20, 2017 This webinar is packed with practical tips and tricks to get you up and running with a trusted GTD system in Outlook for Windows. Learn how to best structure the […]

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Getting (back?) on the wagon with GTD

Date: Friday, June 30, 2017 by GTD Times Staff

Getting (back?) on the wagon with GTD

It all makes sense. You want to do it. And yet, you aren’t doing it.  If this sounds familiar in relation to your GTD practice, know that you are not alone. The methodology is incredibly powerful, but only to the extent that one actually uses it. Perhaps because of this disparity, I sometimes see clients […]

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The workforce for the next century

Date: Friday, June 23, 2017 by GTD Times Staff

The workforce for the next century

The assumption that everyone can and should do everything they have been given to do is an old industrial paradigm that does not hold water for “knowledge workers” who all have tons of projects that could be done infinitely better. Renegotiating agreements and standards with ourselves and our world is an unfamiliar but required skill […]

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Your best thoughts about work…

Date: Monday, June 19, 2017 by GTD Times Staff

Your best thoughts about work…

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The dark side of collaborative cultures

Date: Monday, June 05, 2017 by GTD Times Staff

The dark side of collaborative cultures

The dark side of collaborative cultures is the allergy they foster to holding anyone responsible for having the ball. “Mine or yours?” is unfortunately not in the common vocabulary of many such organizations. There is a sense that that would be impolite. “We’re all in this together” is a worthy sentiment, but seldom a reality […]

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