Posts Tagged ‘Family’

Looking back over a year of doing GTD
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Looking back over a year of doing GTD

A Community Contribution from Björn Ljunggren, a GTD Connect member from Sweden. He shared this in our members-only Forums and we thought it was such a great story that he gave us permission to share it with our GTD Times readers. My little GTD baby is celebrating its first birthday and it is time to […]

Choosing Your Distractions
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Choosing Your Distractions

The more you discover what distracts you and what you can work with or around, the better equipped you’ll be to perform in different circumstances and environments.

Tackling a Science Project with GTD
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Tackling a Science Project with GTD

I decided to apply the project planning methods I learned from Getting Things Done and show my daughter that projects can be fun.

The Tickler File–The Key to a Clutter-free Refrigerator
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The Tickler File–The Key to a Clutter-free Refrigerator

A Community Contribution from April Perry Just about every mother I know has a refrigerator that is completely covered with party invitations, handouts for school assignments, reminders for community events, coupons, and about 50 other things calling out, “Me! Me! Me!”  We’re so afraid of the “out of mind, out of sight” rule, that we […]

GTD for Moms
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GTD for Moms

Community Contribution from April Perry Mothers need Getting Things Done as much as (or more than!) any other group.  Why?  Let me show you a glimpse into my life “pre-GTD.” My 7-year-old son, Ethan: Mom, want to see this cool toy lizard I got as a prize today? Me: Yep.  Ooh.  That’s neat.  (Then in […]

Describing GTD to Teens
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Describing GTD to Teens

We just posted a short excerpt from an interview where David talks about how he explained GTD to some teens.  Many of you have asked how to get your kids involved in GTD and this may give you some interesting language to engage them.  Listen Now>>

A Mom Who is Ready For Anything
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A Mom Who is Ready For Anything

David’s second book, Ready For Anything, is a wonderful little book, chock full of inspiring essays and helpful coaching questions.  It was born out of the “Food For Thought” essays he does in the free Productive Living newsletter (formerly called Productivity Principles.)  Kim, a mom in Ohio, wrote to David to share her experience with […]

Taking care of family
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Taking care of family

This community contribution comes from Tara who uses GTD to care for her ill mother.  It’s a wonderful story from someone who–already naturally organized and productive–found ways to improve on her systems to provide the best care she could for her mother. Dear David, I’m probably in the camp of those who need GTD the least […]

Giving more attention to your kids than your BlackBerry
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Giving more attention to your kids than your BlackBerry

We wanted to share this amazing letter from Kevin, who recently attended a GTD Mastering Workflow class.  He describes what he did after the class, including a wonderful experience of connecting with his daughter.  For those of you feeling like you’re in “always on” mode in your work and personal life, Kevin’s story may be […]

GTD at work & at home
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GTD at work & at home

We love hearing from GTD’ers around the world who are getting value out of David’s work.  This one came in from Richard in Japan: Dear David, I read your book and I wanted to share with you the incredible change it has made to my career. Since picking it up at a JFK airport bookstore […]