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The GTD Approach to Linking Next Actions and Projects

One of the most common questions about implementing GTD is how to link projects and next actions. The recommendation in Getting Things Done is that you park your next actions on context-based lists — not as separate lists under each of your projects. Why does David Allen recommend that and what will you gain? Sorting […] The post The GTD Approach...

Episode #90: The Outdoor Mind Sweep

In this episode, Meg Edwards shares how she performs an outdoor Mind Sweep. She demonstrates for us how a Mind Sweep can be done anywhere, and how this process can be used to bring additional items to mind when you're in a given context. The post Episode #90: The Outdoor Mind Sweep appeared first on Getting Things Done®.

Episode #89: David Allen on How to Stop Procrastinating on Your Taxes…and Everything Else

In this episode we present an excerpt from a talk that David Allen gave in front of a live audience. It covers procrastination, what type of people are the most susceptible to getting stuck, and how to stop procrastinating on your taxes...and everything else. The post Episode #89: David Allen on How to Stop Procrastinating on Your Taxes…and Everything...

Episode #88: David Allen with a Two-minute Tip—Outcome and Action Thinking

What would you like to have true? Instead of whatever is currently true. And how do you need to reallocate, or allocate your attention, your activities, your resources, to make that happen? The post Episode #88: David Allen with a Two-minute Tip—Outcome and Action Thinking appeared first on Getting Things Done®.

Episode #87: David Allen with a Two-minute Tip—Be Crazy About What Could Be Cool

We grow with challenges, so the challenges that we may all be in right now or experiencing in some way, shape, or form they're going to teach a strength, patience, and tolerance I've discovered after my 75 years. That tends to show up and expand, and kind of add to the quality of my life. Add to the relaxation of my life. Add to the focus of my life....

Episode #86: David Allen with a Two-minute Tip—Upgrade

I need to upgrade my computer. I need to upgrade my operating system. I need to upgrade this piece of software. I need to upgrade any of my technology, and any of my tools. The post Episode #86: David Allen with a Two-minute Tip—Upgrade appeared first on Getting Things Done®.

Episode #85: David Allen with a Two-minute Tip—What’s Really True?

Just say what's really true right now. Because you need to know what's the current reality so that you can then move from a ground base of reality. Not from some expectation of that, or generalization of that, or exaggeration of that. The post Episode #85: David Allen with a Two-minute Tip—What’s Really True? appeared first on Getting Things Done®.

Episode #84: David Allen with a Two-minute Tip—Clean Up, Close Up

So look around your environment and say, how functional is it? How useful is it? How current is it in terms of the reality of these things and their meaning to you? The post Episode #84: David Allen with a Two-minute Tip—Clean Up, Close Up appeared first on Getting Things Done®.

Episode #83: David Allen with a Two-minute Tip—Get In Your Groove

Well, you may already have a groove, but I imagine your groove has been disturbed to a large degree by whatever has been going on in the world lately. And especially in turbulent times, it's going to disturb your groove. Get into a new one. The post Episode #83: David Allen with a Two-minute Tip—Get In Your Groove appeared first on Getting Things Done®.

Episode #82: David Allen with a Two-minute Tip—Laughter and Soap

At some point you just need to laugh, and you need to clean up. The post Episode #82: David Allen with a Two-minute Tip—Laughter and Soap appeared first on Getting Things Done®.

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