David Allen was interviewed by Robert Scoble on the show WorkFast.TV on Fast Company. It is an interesting segment.
This came out in mid-July, but I just saw it and thought people might find it interesting.
Cranking Widgets Blog has a wonderful post, A Roadmap to Spectacular GTD Failure, that, as he puts it, “if you want GTD to over-promise and under-deliver, follow these simple steps…”
I think my favorite one is:
Make sure your filing system consists of unholy amounts of papers and crap strewn around your entire physical life – My office is too full of stuff to make room for a filing cabinet! I’ve had this “unorthodox” filing system for years and it’s only let me down… well, a couple of times. But who has the time to organize when you have as much stuff as I do!
I try to practice GTD, but I have been allowing too many distractions to come in, I have let my email become my filing cabinet, and I have not done a review.
Continue reading “How To Avoid GTD Failure”
I am constantly trying to get going with Getting Things Done by David Allen. I have read his book and keep trying to practice his techniques.
It is not easy, but once you get rolling, it is pretty easy, but it is also easy to fall off-the-wagon.
GTD has helped me become more productive at home and in my job.
I saw this on Lifehacker, David Allen on Managing Your Stuff with GTD.