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  • How to Balance Meetings and Work 13 December 2018
    Too many meetings? Along with email volume, the overabundance of meetings is the major complaint of knowledge workers today. That said, meetings can be extremely effective and are even critical to getting meaningful work done. It would be an interesting experiment to cancel all meetings and watch what happens. What would we miss? What negative […]
    GTD Times Staff
  • Episode #46: Seamless Completions and Fresh Perspectives 12 December 2018
    David Allen and Coach Kelly Forrister present an instructional GTD webinar where you’ll have the opportunity to take a deeper dive into understanding the power of completion and creating a vision for wild success.      Subscribe or Download to GTD Podcasts iTunes Stitcher Libsyn Google Play Music Spotify SoundCloud  
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  • The GTD Horizons of Focus® for determining your priorities 5 December 2018
    How work is defined David Allen defines “work” from at least six different horizons, corresponding to different altitudes of perspective.                     The GTD Horizons of Focus HORIZON 5: Purpose and Principles HORIZON 4: Vision HORIZON 3: Goals and Objectives HORIZON 2: Areas of Focus and Accountability […]
    GTD Times Staff
  • How do I get other people to do GTD? 26 November 2018
    Question: How do I get other people to do GTD? David Allen’s answer: Getting other people to do GTD is really about: How do we effectively communicate? How do we not have to have ambiguous non-decisions made about stuff? So, if nothing else, make sure you have your own GTD system in practice and let […]
    GTD Times Staff
  • The Strategic Value of Clear Space 21 November 2018
    Are neat people more productive? How easily you can make a mess is how truly productive you can be. Maximum freedom to generate and play around in creative chaos is the optimal condition for constructive thinking and work. This is true on a project, in the kitchen, in your office, and at your writing table—anywhere […]
    GTD Times Staff
  • Episode #45: Dealing with Competing Priorities 20 November 2018
    Do you ever struggle with managing competing priorities and don’t know how you’ll get it all done?  Join David Allen for a conversation that’s packed with practical GTD coaching advice on how to deal with competing priorities–from getting a higher perspective on your life and work, down to trusting your moment-to-moment action choices.   Listen […]
    GTD Times Staff
  • David Drake’s GTD Story 20 November 2018
    Tell us a little about yourself: My name is David Drake, MS, PhD. I am a professor of microbiology & infectious diseases. I am in the Iowa Institute for Oral Health Research, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa. How did you hear about GTD? When I became an Assistant Professor many years ago, I realized that […]
    GTD Times Staff
  • When did email become my job? 2 November 2018
    Question: At what point did answering e-mail become my job? David Allen: Well, at what point did answering anything—your mail, having conversations in your hallway—become your job? It’s all your job. You just have to decide what your work is. As the late, great Peter Drucker said, that’s your biggest job, to define what your […]
    GTD Times Staff
  • What should you do? 29 October 2018
    What should you do?  With many choices you are given moment-to-moment, what should you do? There are five steps in the Mastering Workflow model of GTD®: Capture, clarify, organize, reflect, and engage. So which step is most important? How do you decide whether to collect stuff, process an inbox, organize your work, reflect on all […]
    GTD Times Staff
  • The 2019 GTD® Organizer is now available 29 October 2018
    What is the GTD Organizer? The 2019 GTD Organizer is an elegant, functional, and complete system, built on the GTD principles. We created it to give people a way to get people up and running with a tool that is completely aligned with GTD. How to Use It The GTD Organizer comes as an editable […]
    GTD Times Staff

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  • How to Start a Company from Scratch (A Step-By-Step Guide) 13 December 2018
    If you’ve ever thought about starting and running your own business, you’re not alone. Being your own boss, having flexibility with your schedule and keeping more of the financial rewards that come with business ownership are all good reasons to own your own company. But as you might expect, it’s not all vacations and fat […]
    David Carpenter
  • The Very Best Interview Questions Employers Must Ask to Hire the Elites 13 December 2018
    When I worked in Campus Housing – now more than five years ago, wow – I was often part of an annual interviewing experience known as Placement. The University of Wisconsin-Osh Kosh runs an amazing event every year (as do other professional associations). They turn the entire conference center into an interviewing cattle call. And […]
    Kris McPeak
  • Practical Advice for Overcoming Problems in INFP Relationships 12 December 2018
    Have you ever been in a relationship with someone who you felt like was your complete opposite? I have. And it’s frustrating. I’m sure you know what I’m talking about! Sometimes you just want to bash your head into a wall because you don’t understand why the person does what he/she does. And what happens […]
    Carol Morgan
  • Why You Can (And You Should) Quit Your Job Because of Stress 12 December 2018
    Does your job give you chronic stress? Chronic stress is different than regular stress because it causes your brain to consistently release adrenaline and cortisol hormones.[1] In turn, your body reacts to the constant strain: you feel fatigued all the time, have frequent headaches, can’t concentrate, and you get sick a lot more than you […]
    Daniel Matthews, CPRP
  • How to Find Your Blind Spots in Life and Turn Them Into Strengths 11 December 2018
    In the back of your retina in each eye, there is a small surface area which contains no photoreceptor nerve cells. These cells receive light signals that your brain transmutes into images so can make sense of the world around you. However, there is a tiny area at the back of your retina surrounding your […]
    Malachi Thompson
  • How to Be Influential and Gain Respect at Work 11 December 2018
    We all want to be respected at work. Respected for what we accomplish. Respected for our input and ideas. It’s a great feeling to know that we are contributing in a meaningful way that gains the respect of others. It’s also important to be able to be influential at work as well from time to […]
    Mat Apodaca
  • 9 Best Productivity Journal and Planners To Get More Done In Less Time 10 December 2018
    Productivity journals and planners are tools of a trade. There’s an art to productivity. Just like art is very personal to the artist, productivity is very personal to the person. What works for you may not work for me. This is an important distinction if you really want get more done in less time. Too […]
    Chris Angell
  • 5 Steps to Master Networking Skills and Perfect Your Personal Branding 10 December 2018
    The phrases “personal branding” and “networking skills” make a lot of people cringe. It’s often associated with being sleazy and ingenuine, with the main goal being wriggling your way into the “inner circle” for your own selfish reasons. Leaving aside the nasty reputation, networking—if it’s based on building genuine relationships—is one of the most powerful […]
    Dmitry Dragilev
  • The Real Causes of Lack of Energy That Go Beyond Your Physical Health 7 December 2018
    Think about this: you just spent a day at work, and you’ve thought all afternoon about how you want to tackle a goal that’s been on the back-burner all week. As the day wears on and you make your way home, you tell yourself over and over like a broken record how you need to […]
    Adam Bergen
  • 9 Natural Remedies for Insomnia to Help You Achieve Quality Sleep 7 December 2018
    I’m sure you would agree that whenever you can take the natural root for something, you should go for it. The more you can keep things natural in your life, the better your overall health and wellness will be for it. Insomnia is a condition that affects 60 million people[1] and probably yourself hence why […]
    Jamie Logie

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