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I work for a multi national corporation and run a sales team of 5 (remote business development managers) operating in the UK.
We are looking at getting new equipment and I have the chance of recommending the. right tools my team needs.
The company uses Outlook Exchange for email....
I'm trying to combine "Inbox-Zero" with GTD.
Inbox Zero says:
Move actions to Action_Required_Folder
Move Waiting Ons to Waiting_Folder
Move References to Reference_Folder
First GTD/IZ Method:
Please help me choose what is the right scheme to choose the next action to do for a sales manager. A sales manager has 37 Next Actions on his @Work list. It is too long list to even read through so he decides to divide it into @Call-chat (8), @Call-Meeting (8), @Computer (14) and @Office (5). Now...
Hi Everyone - this is my first post.
Any tips on how to get GTD implemented into the work place? I got several of my key staffers to read DA's book but they are slow in getting their systems up and running and slow in developing the habits of writing things down etc.
..how do you assign it a context?
For example, I've got tasks that
can only be done on my laptop
can only be done on my iPad
can be done on either
Just read Chained to the Desk. Eye opener.
I still havenīt decided where it is best to place the reminders for stuff which I am waiting for from my work colleagues:
The only context where I can (physically) recieve stuff from my colleagues is @work.
When Iīm at work, I could read that list and speed up things...
I have 54 work related next actions. These are my commitments. I know that they must be done at some point. But the list looks quite long and it takes at least 1 minute jusr to read through. And usually I can't read to the end because I stop at a next action somewhere in the middle, usually not the...
just finished reading gtd and want to start implementing a paper based system at home this weekend. i don't fully understand what should go in each filing cabinet drawer. i know general reference files and a tickler file have their own drawer(s). but what should i do with the rest of my files...
I have been unable to find a confortable system for traking diffrent sized tasks. I have large projects that can take a year or more and breaks down into discrete projects itself, for example, writing a book. I also have smaller projects that might only take a few days, say repairing the...
Can you post here 'A day in a life of DAC coach'? It's always interesting to see how fast they change contexts and fulfill their days with 30 min increments. Can suggest that a culmination of that series could be 'a day in a life of DA himself' :)
I have some difficulties to find REAL recreational time for myself.
For now, I work often as long as I feel energetic enough.
I do the things with hard due dates, but after that I often donīt have the energy to do things from my @-lists.
At the moment, I donīt have the possibility to...
I know to put the item on my @adg for that person, but what do I do with the materials? I have a number of projects in which I need to discuss something with others. If the discussion is the n/a, do you separate the material pertaining to the discussion from the rest of the project support and...
And, where do you keep it? It seems that whether at work or at home office or even in the kitchen, I rely a lot on posted paper reference lists such as conversions, reference calendar (multiple), printed directories,words I always misspell, other lists. My co-workers and family think this is old...
I recently finished my Ph.D. in the humanities, and am thankful to have discovered GTD (albeit towards the end) and to have integrated my workflow in David Allen's system.
I'm now transitioning to medical school, and although it's a very different beast altogether, I'm hoping that here...
I was on another forum and I asked about managing tasks and they said to try out a GTD program called "The Hit List" (osx) and it was working out good for a little bit but now I have to many tasks and I'm looking to get more into GTD so I can understand how things are suppose to be...
Hey I had brought this up in the GTD Connect forum before, but I am trying to setup a small GTD meetup in NYC around February. It would be a chance for people to really discuss GTD face to face with one another who actually incorporates the system into their lives.
If you are interested...
I remember one item from a David Allen seminar is to purge files at least on a yearly basis. OK, so what does a person really need to keep?
Tax records, I believe is generally seven years
Really I'm looking for the best set of rules...
Iīm using Outlook and set it up according to the recommendations (GTD whitepaper).
I was wondering how to use the colors in the calender (on which I only put sharp dates).
For now I use the colors for
- home office
I am interested in learning more about GTD than what is already mentioned in the GTD book. Does anyone have a recommendation/suggestion if I have to choose between GTD Live CD set and GTD connect Membership?
In case you recommend GTD connect, I'd like to know if everything mentioned in GTD Live...
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