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Getting Things Done

Getting Things Done: Part 2b: Practicing Stress-Free Productivity: Chapters 7-10

Productivity Book Group [ productivitybookgroup.org ] discussed part two (Chapters 7-10) of the best-selling book, Getting Things Done [ http://x.co/getgtd ], by David Allen, on March 30, 2013. We covered the following four chapters about Organizing: Setting Up the Right Buckets, Reviewing: Keeping Your System Functional, Doing: Making the Best Action Choices, and Getting Projects Under Control.

NOTES:
(We provide the many great tips, tricks, and tools that were shared in our call here in the episode notes. Listen to the show to understand the context of the resources provided. If we missed something, please comment on the episode and let us know!)

 

 

 

Note: GTD® and Getting Things Done® are registered trademarks of the David Allen Company. This group is not affiliated with or officially endorsed by the David Allen Company.

Getting Things Done

Getting Things Done: Part 2a: Practicing Stress-Free Productivity: Chapters 4-6

Productivity Book Group [ productivitybookgroup.org ] discussed part two (Chapters 4-6) of the best-selling book, Getting Things Done [ http://x.co/getgtd ], by David Allen, on March 16, 2013. We covered the following three chapters that discuss getting started (setting up the time, space, and tools), collecting, and processing.

NOTES:
(So many great tips, tricks, and tools were shared in our call that we provide them here in the episode notes. Listen to the show to understand the context of the resources provided. If we missed something, please comment on the episode and let us know!)

 

 

Note: GTD® and Getting Things Done® are registered trademarks of the David Allen Company. This group is not affiliated with or officially endorsed by the David Allen Company.

Getting Things Done

Getting Things Done: Part 1: The Art of Getting Things Done: Introduction and Chapters 1-3

Productivity Book Group discussed part one of the best-selling book, Getting Things Done [ http://x.co/getgtd ], by David Allen, on March 2, 2013. We covered the introduction of the book and the first three chapters that cover the new reality of “work,” the GTD workflow process, and finally the natural planning model.

NOTES:
(So many great tips, tricks, and tools were shared in our call that we provide them here in the episode notes. Listen to the show to understand the context of the resources provided. If we missed something, please comment on the episode and let us know!)

Google Drive – http://drive.google.com
Evernote – http://evernote.com
OmniFocus (Mac) – http://omnigroup.com

Natalie Houston, productivity coach, provided some options for cross-platform task management tools:
ToDoist – http://todoist.com [itunes link=”https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/todoist-to-do-list-task-list/id572688855?mt=8&uo=4″ title=”ToDoist”]
RememberTheMilk – http://rememberthemilk.com [itunes link=”https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/remember-the-milk/id293561396?mt=8&uo=4″ title=”Remember the Milk”]
Wunderlist – http://wunderlist.com [itunes link=”https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/wunderlist-to-do-list-tasks/id406644151?mt=8&uo=4″ title=”Wunderlist”]

Jim McCullen, author of Control Your Day [ http://x.co/ctrlyd ](a system for implementing GTD using Microsoft Outlook), noted Microsoft Outlook as a project and task management tool for GTD.

 

Note: GTD® and Getting Things Done® are registered trademarks of the David Allen Company. This group is not affiliated with or officially endorsed by the David Allen Company.