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I am new to GTD and am trying to implement it in Outlook. I have read the book, GTD and Outlook paper, and several other articles. The concern I have is that when a NA is associated with a project, the NA list does not seem to reflect this (or does it)? Thus when you complete those particular...
Last night I had an AHA! moment :) Going upper attitudes I "splitted" my life into areas of interest: Daughter, Wife, Work, Personal Development and Health. I still need to make goals for each of the focus areas. But what I got was: "I want a balance between these areas so I don't spend too much...
We are starting a 3 month tour of Time Management systems on our website, and featuring GTD prominently. The idea is to explore a wide range of systems and help people discover what aspects work best for them, and encourage discussion about hybrid approaches, etc.
I wonder what was the title of the book. :grin:
Borisoff recently commented in another thread, "people usually work from 9 to 17".
I'm curious. What are typical work hours in your company or geographic area? 9-17 or 9-5 is a seven hour work day, assuming one hour for lunch. In western Florida, a minimum office day is 8 hours plus one...
I bought GTD in paperback about a month ago and have been slowly applying the lessons in order to make my life more efficient (and reduce the middle-of-the-night stress sessions).
So far, I've done the following:
(1) Data Dump (RAM clearing)
(2) Created general referencing...
I work for The Bank in Boston and am looking to hook up with other GTDers who work for Bank of America and who might want to form an informal user group to spread the word and keep each other honest.
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When I write an article, I have 2 or 3 actions to do (test new software, write article, send article to editor).
What do you do with these smell projects, do you really create a project for this? In Microsoft Entourage it takes a lot of time to create a project, which is fine for a big project,...
I think there're not to many types of Next Actions that we put on our Contexts. All of them start with a verb that represents the smallest phisical next action. I now can draft the following:
- Review (could it be a next action or read is the right verb?)
- Call (or...
I used to block off the time but usually the time have to be shifted because of the more important stuff coming. Do you block off time for daily inboxes processing or connect that to some circumstances or contexts?
im a new member here and have been using DA's methods for about 5 months already. im thinking about getting 'ready for anything' but having qualms that it might contain information that i could already find in forums like this one. any recommendations for the book?
I have these chores I do every week when I have time (send some invoices, check a list of websites, do some lessons of a course I am taking).
What do I do with these actions. Schedule them every week or have a list of routine actions?
I am a fiber artist and a secondary teacher and earned a MSED in Workforce Education and Development from SIUC. I have been studying GTD and am nearly through chapter 3. I look forward to implementing this process to achieve my personal and professional goals. This evening I downloaded the...
In my projects list I keep track of ongoing Projects. But I mentioned that I need to track people as well as they give me those Projects. Do you have any ideas on how to keep track of meetings with different people (when last you met, what dicussed, etc.)?
I've posted this request to the NetCentrics GTD add-in support forum, but have yet to receive a reply -- so I thought I'd try here, in hopes someone has an answer. Thx. in advance.
I can't seem to find any information on how to do a complete uninstall of the GTD Outlook add-on (e.g. as if it was...
My colleague, Michael Sampson, recently posted his equation for productivity.
In his essay, he describes a productivity framework for a knowledge or information worker
1. Having a clear picture of what I want to achieve (clarity).
2. Removing irritations and interruptions that break flow...
I recently read GTD for the first time and wanted to try and implement some of its ideas.
I first had to decide on going the paper route or electronic. I decided to try the paper route first before investing in a PDA. I set up my tickler file and right now I am trying to set up a personal...
I used to name all my projects starting with Company name and then project name. But I found that David Allen suggested to name them starting with a verb. In my case it would be "Sell system X to ABC company". How do you put that in your projects list?
Btw do you note somehow what Focus Area...
As a journalist and webaholic, I rip out the pages with articles I like out of magazines to check the websites referred at a covenient time.
Where do I store those articles and how do I make a next action out of it?(does every article get a next action?)
You receive a form that nees to be returned in three weeks. Where to leave the form?
-Do you create a Next Action for it and keep it with you in a folder "forms and mail"?
-Do you store it in the ticklerfile in the next day and postpone it untill you feel like it?
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