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GTD (Get Things Done)

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Un constat : les to-do-list s’allongent. 40 % de ce qui est réalisé, en une journée, par un collaborateur, n’était pas prévu le matin même.

Toutes les deux minutes trente : c’est la fréquence à laquelle un cadre est interrompu. «Pour aider les managers, dirigeants et entrepreneurs à faire face à ces nouveaux rythmes et nouvelles contraintes, David Allen, théoricien de la productivité et de l’efficacité professionnelle. Ce consultant américain a conçu la méthode d’organisation GTD (« getting things done », faire en sorte que les choses soient faites) qu’il détaille dans un ouvrage dont la deuxième édition vient de paraître.

Le principe de la méthode: « La méthode GTD, ou l’art de l’efficacité sans le stress, est une approche qui permet d’accroître les capacités d’organisation, l’efficacité et la créativité, cela sans multiplier les efforts », explique David Allen. A quoi ça sert? Identifier ses prioritésse libérer l’espritêtre plus productif La méthode: Sources Sur le même thème. FIVE STEPS. Zen To Done (ZTD): The Ultimate Simple Productivity System.

By Leo Babauta “It’s about the habits and the doing, not the system or the tools.”

Zen To Done (ZTD): The Ultimate Simple Productivity System

In order to capture the essentials of being productive & organized, while keeping things as simple as possible, I’ve developed my own productivity system: Zen To Done (ZTD). ZTD captures the essential spirit of the new system: that of simplicity, of a focus on doing, in the here and now, instead of on planning and on the system.

If you’ve been having trouble with GTD, as great as it is, ZTD might be just for you. It focuses on the habit changes necessary for GTD, in a more practical way, and it focuses on doing, on simplifying, and on adding a simple structure. Overview ZTD attempts to address five problems that many people have with GTD. ZTD addresses five problems people have with GTD: 1) GTD is a series of habit changes. Solution: ZTD focuses on one habit at a time. 2) GTD doesn’t focus enough on doing. 3) GTD is too unstructured for many people. Solution: ZTD focuses on simplifying. The 10 Habits of ZTD. Forget To-Do Lists. Focus on This Instead.

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Forget To-Do Lists. Focus on This Instead.

Do you make to-do lists? If so, stop. They don’t work. According to Janet Choi and Walter Chen, 41% of your to-do list items don’t get done and those that do, don’t correlate with what you set out to do. [1] I can relate. How does that happen? I would feel disappointed because I had not made headway with my goals and I would lose momentum. That is until I read James Altucher’s new book, The Choose Yourself Guide to Wealth, and was introduced to having themes instead. Let me explain. The Not-To-Do List: 9 Habits to Stop Now. This is how the world felt before Crackberries.

The Not-To-Do List: 9 Habits to Stop Now

(LeoLuigi)“Not-to-do” lists are often more effective than to-do lists for upgrading performance. The reason is simple: what you don’t do determines what you can do. Here are nine stressful and common habits that entrepreneurs and office workers should strive to eliminate. Weekly Planning — the spark notebook. Happy Friday!

Weekly Planning — the spark notebook

I hope you are having a lovely day today. Spark Notebooks are starting to arrive all over the world and it is so wonderful to hear all the excitement. When you get yours, be sure to let me know! :) You can tweet me, send me a facebook message, share a picture on instagram, or even just leave a comment on the project. Why You Need To Take Personal Productivity Personally. The Two Minute Warning: Why Two Minute Tasks Don't Work. The Evolution of Contexts. Using Energy Levels as Contexts.