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The GTD method rests on the idea of moving planned tasks and projects out of the mind by recording them externally and then breaking them into actionable work items. This allows one to focus attention on taking action on tasks, instead of on recalling them. Methodology[edit] Getting Things Done

Getting Things Done

Getting Things Done® (GTD®) Getting Things Done® (GTD®) Getting Things Done (GTD) is a method for organizing tasks so that you can focus your entire energy and creativity on completing those tasks in a stress free manner. This method was developed by David Allen in his book, Getting Things Done. The main principle of GTD is that recording your tasks in a reliable way - using a system that you trust - will free your mind from trying to remember and prioritize stuff. This recaptured mental energy can be put towards being more productive and efficient.
At the center of just about every personal productivity system are lists – GTD has it’s context lists, Pomodoro has it’s action inventory and daily to-do lists, todoodlist has, well, the todoodlist, and so on. But there are a lot of different kinds of lists besides your task or to-do list that can help you be more productive. Lists in general are powerful tools – open-ended, constantly growing, and effective at extending our memories past the 7 or so things we can keep on our mind at any given time. Some of the lists that can make you more productive or otherwise make life easier include: 12 Lists That Help You Get Things Done 12 Lists That Help You Get Things Done
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The Best Android Apps for Getting Things Done
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GTD Cheatsheet: The Workflow GTD Cheatsheet: The Workflow This is the first part in a refresher series on the basics of Getting Things Done. Ok, I’m going to jump right in. Getting Things Done (or GTD) is a system to free your mind of it’s resources and become more organized in the process. In short: it’s a way to become more productive and stress free, in one fell swoop. It’s a beautiful thing, really. The book deals mainly with the processes to the GTD system which include clearing your mind (and living space) of useless clutter, organizing it, and storing it in appropriate places, and reviewing it on a consistent basis.
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12 Free Android Apps to Help Get Things Done (Part 1) 12 Free Android Apps to Help Get Things Done (Part 1) With a raft of new devices scheduled to join the lonely T-Mobile G1 in Google’s lineup, the Android operating system looks like it’s not only going to be around for a while but may well give its fellows smartphones from Apple, Blackberry, and Palm a run for their money. With its Linux-derived core and slick user interface, the Android system is proving to be very adaptable – it will even be available on netbooks pretty soon. I’ve had a chance to play with a 1 for the last few weeks, and more importantly to try out some of the 5,000 apps currently available on the Market, Google’s built-in alternative to the iTunes App Store. Out of this amazing variety of available applications, I’ve found a good dozen free ones that would be perfect for Lifehack’s readers – apps that can help you stay organized, stay effective, and stay productive no matter where you find yourself.
GTD® and Getting Things Done® are the registered trademarks of David Allen Company. For more than 20 years, David Allen has been a management consultant and executive coach. Allen’s first book Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity, published in 2001, became a National Bestseller. Allen has been called a personal productivity guru whose work has been featured in Fast Company, Fortune, the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and other publications. Getting Things Done is divided into three parts. Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity Summary at WikiSummaries, free book summaries Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity Summary at WikiSummaries, free book summaries
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Getting Things Done: Step 2/3 - Processing & Organizing - CBS MoneyWatch.com This article is part three of a seven part series on Getting Things Done ? (GTD ? ) -- the time and productivity management system by David Allen. Columns In Series: GTD Post #1: Getting Things Done: Introduction GTD Post #2: Getting Things Done: Step 1 - Collection Getting Things Done: Step 2/3 - Processing & Organizing Now that you've Collected, you should have a huge stack of stuff as well as a bunch of index cards. Getting Things Done: Step 2/3 - Processing & Organizing - CBS MoneyWatch.com
For several years now, I have profited from using a “Master Task List.” This is a way to group your work-related activities so that you do what you were hired to do and keep from getting side-tracked by “trivial pursuits.” It is something you should develop before you start throwing together a to-do list. I first learned this technique from Todd Duncan, whose book, Time Traps, published by Thomas Nelson, is a must read. It is subtitled, “Proven Strategies for Swamped Salespeople” but don’t let this put you off. Even if you aren’t in sales, this book has news you can use. Before You Create a To-Do List
This is great! I used the GTDInbox addon in firefox for a long time, but its become a little clunky (no thanks to 3.5) and slow. I've moved to Chrome and now can't use the add in so this is a welcome native approach - very nice. I second (or third) the idea of moving inbox items into my calendar. Turn Gmail Into Your Ultimate GTD Inbox
This article was originally posted during the first week of 43 Folders' existence, and, pound for pound, it remains our most popular page on the site. Please be sure to also visit related pages, browse our GTD topic area, plus, of course you can search on GTD across our family of sites. I’ll be talking a lot here in coming weeks about Getting Things Done, a book by David Allen whose apt subtitle is “The Art of Stress-Free Productivity.”

Getting started with "Getting Things Done"

Este artigo é indicado para pessoas que estejam a entrar em contacto com o sistema GTD pela primeira vez. Resume algumas das principais ideias chave do funcionamento de GTD, não sendo no entanto uma solução para se entender e aprender a praticar GTD. Traduzido e adaptado do original “Book summary: 10 Big ideas from ‘Getting Things Done’ by David Allen” Quando nos sentimos sobrecarregados com o quanto ainda temos que fazer (e quem não se sente?) GTD em 20 minutos Wise Action
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Building a Smarter To-Do List, Part I

Since new folks visit 43F each day, I thought it might be valuable to return to one of our most popular evergreen topics to review some "best practices" for keeping a good to-do list. While a lot of this might be old hat to some of you, it's a good chance to review the habits and patterns behind one of the most powerful tools in the shed. Part 2 appears tomorrow (Update: now available). (N.B.: links to previous posts related to these topics are provided inline) Why bother? In my own experience wrangling life's entropic challenges, some of my best gains have come from maintaining a smart, actionable, and updated accounting of all the things I've committed myself to doing.
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» Mind Like Water
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118 GTD Software Apps - Researched Comparison
118 GTD Software Apps - Researched Comparison
GTD: You need a daily action plan
Do you have a system to comfortably control your day to day?
GTD: You need a daily action plan
Why working with priorities often doesn't work?
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The Best Android GTD (Getting Things Done) App is: [Droid vs. Droid]
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Getting Things Done in Evernote with one or two notebooks | The Alan Furth blog
Achieving “mind like water” through Getting Things Done | The Alan Furth blog
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A very simple way to customize outlook to make it GTD friendly !
My method to keep my inbox empty
A very simple way to customize outlook to make it GTD friendly !
50 Great GTD Resources