Some insights from the GTD creator

There is the book, the website, the blog, the podcast, and many other resources online to help you implement the Getting Things Done method. While I am currently going through the book, I am still looking around for more info…

Getting Things Done – the book – part 5

Just gathering a few more things than you currently have will probably create a positive feeling for you. But if you can hang in there and really do the whole capturing process, 100 percent, it will change your experience dramatically and give you an important new reference point for being on top of your work and your world. Let’s dig into chapter 5 to see how to fulfill this promise…

Getting Things Done – the book – part 4

The first chapters of the book were about the method – the conceptual framework, as David Allen put it. While the workflow seems quite straightforward, its implementation is another story. Fortunately, in chapter 4, David Allen provide[s] a logical sequence of things to do, to make it as easy as possible for you to get on board and glean the most value from these techniques.

Getting Things Done – the book – part 3

Most projects […] need no more than a listing of their outcome and next action for you to get them off your mind. They don’t need to go through the full planning model described in this chapter. Phew! However, for the remaining 20 percent of projects, you may want to consider reading chapter 3.

Getting Things Done – the book – part 2

The basic purpose of [the GTP] workflow-management process is to facilitate good choices about what you’re doing at any point in time. Workflow? What workflow? Read on if you want to move from hope to trust in your actions, immediately increasing your energy and effectiveness.

Getting Things Done – the book

A gold mine of insights into strategies for how to have more energy, be more relaxed, with more clarity and presence in the moment with whatever you’re doing, and get a lot more accomplished with much less effort. This is the promise of the book Getting Things Done by David Allen.

Time management: Getting Things Done

Getting Things Done, also known as GTD or the GTD method, is a self-management method developed by David Allen in which you record all your personal and professional tasks in to-do lists. Since you no longer have to expend any energy on remembering these tasks, your mind is free to concentrate on the task at hand. Your productivity should improve as a result. This is one of the many definitions you can find online. That’s it? There must be more than that to explain why this method has gained millions of followers worldwide since the first book was published.

Time management: beyond the To-Do list?

Writing down everything you need to do is a good way not to forget anything important. This is one of the benefits of To-Do lists. However, the most important reasons you should use such a tool is that it will help you stay organized and be more productive. Really?

Hunting time-wasters down

Where does my time go? If I don’t know how I am spending my time over the day, how can I manage it? To better manage my time, you need to track it first. Maybe there are opportunities for optimization…

What time management technique do you use?

No time management method is inherently better or worse than another and there’s no one-size-fits-all solution. Yet, I am curious to know, if you use any, which one has your preference.