May, 2011

May 11

GTD Gone Wild

I’m a big fan of GTD, the collection of productivity ideas put forth by David Allen in his book: Getting Things Done, How to Achieve Stress-free Productivity.

More than a year ago, I implemented GTD at work using David’s book and the GTD Outlook add-in from Netcentrics, and overall was very pleased with the result. My inbox was kept empty, activities and projects moved forward at work and at home, and I generally got more done and was less stressed – at least about managing the tidal wave of attention-demanding ‘noise’.

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May 11

Boldness Has Genius

Jon's ToucanLet’s procrastinate! Talk big and never get anywhere. Let’s plan and prepare and organize until we’ve truly killed that brilliant idea.

I’ve spent a lot of my time recently trying to understand myself a little better. Introspection and soul searching is valuable to both ourselves and those around us, but this is something different.

I won’t call it a mid-life crisis although I am dangerously close to the age where some men by a Porche and start wearing thongs to the beach.

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