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Get Everything Done

Get Everything Done
This website is the home of Mark Forster’s The ground-breaking time management system To access the initial instructions for the system entirely free of charge, together with developments, View the Newsletter Archive. Russian translation by Yuliya Galkina “Many thanks to Mark for the new system, the two words that come to mind are ‘powerful’ and ‘elegant’.

Getting Things Done: Step 2/3 - Processing & Organizing - CBS 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. At this point, you might start to freak out a bit. "What am I supposed to do with all this stuff? A Beginner's Guide to Making a D*I*Y Planner Many first-time visitors to this site are probably overwhelmed by the vast number of pages, templates, packages, sizes and loose forms available. This little all-in-one guide is meant to direct beginners to downloading the right packages, printing and preparing the forms, and setting up a basic planner or Hipster PDA using the D*I*Y Planner kits. The goal here is to teach you how to create an effective industrial-strength planner system that can last for years, yet costs next to nothing. This page might look a little complicated at first glance, but you'll be surprised by how little work is generally involved, especially after a little practice. For example, I can now create a dozen double-sided punched forms in about three to four minutes, including printing, by using basic (i.e., "cheap") equipment.

Successful Delegation - Team management training from MindTools Using the Power of Other People's Help © iStockphoto/AlexRaths Even "Super You" needs help and support. There is no shame in asking for assistance. More by Doing Less - Tony Schwartz by Tony Schwartz | 7:40 AM December 13, 2011 Two people of equal skill work in the same office. For the sake of comparison, let’s say both arrive at work at 9 am each day, and leave at 7 pm. Bill works essentially without stopping, juggling tasks at his desk and running between meetings all day long.

» Simplifying David Allen’s Complicated GTD Setup Every Monday is Productivity & Organization Day at Zen Habits. Take a look at the setup on the right. It was published in a recent CNNMoney article on David Allen and GTD, and it outlines The David’s GTD setup. 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)

About 43 Folders Listen: 43 Folders is Merlin Mann’s website about finding the time and attention to do your best creative work. And, Hello. Study Hacks The Opposite of the Open Office October 19th, 2016 · 12 comments The Bionic Office A couple weeks ago, I wrote about Joel Spolsky’s claim that Facebook’s massive open office is scaring away talent. The comments on the post added many interesting follow ups; e.g., a pointer to a recent podcast episode where a Facebook developer claims the office is rarely more than a third full as people have learned to stay home if they want to produce anything deep. A critique of open offices, however, inspires a natural follow-up question: what works better?

Tac Anderson One of the more popular things I’ve posted online is my Hacked GTD Moleskine system. I first posted my system over four years ago, back in 2009 and have frequently updated it. I’ve been getting a lot of questions lately so I figured it’s time to update it again.

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