david allen's new book: making it all work

December 30, 2008

David Allen, the author of Getting Things Done, released a new book today. It’s called Making It All Work: Winning at the Game of Work and Business of Life. From Amazon’s product description: David Allen’s Getting Things Done hit a nerve and ignited a movement with businesses, students, soccer moms, and techies all the way […]

getting comfortable with omnifocus

August 22, 2008

I’ve made no secret of my love for OmniFocus and it’s integration in my workflow. As a result, I often have people ask me more about how to use OmniFocus, or even about how I use it specifically. I’m not surprised. OmniFocus does have a learning curve, and it is not intuitive for a first-time […]

being vs. doing: i do so i can be

February 20, 2008

I need to write this entry for myself as much as anyone. I’ve been consumed by my task list this week. Too many projects converged at once with barely enough time and energy to get them done. I’ve kept so busy doing, I’ve had little chance to just be. As much as I love practicing […]

contexts: tinkering

February 6, 2008

This is part of a series on Contexts where I explore some of the unique contexts I’ve been working with in my GTD system. David Allen’s

capture everything: buckets

January 24, 2008

This is part 1 of 5 in a series on capturing everything. Other entries: capture everything: tasks capture everything: ideas capture everything: out and about capture everything: the incubator capture everything revisited: jott I have always had a good memory — some friends even call me Rain Man, though I’ve forgotten who they are. This […]

getting things created

January 12, 2008

The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled. – Plutarch I am enamored with the concept behind this quote. In this age of information, it is commonly concluded that the chief role of the human brain is to remember and store all that information we come across. While […]

to-do guidelines

July 31, 2006

Since I’ve been on the topic of getting rid of clutter and getting things done, here is a list of to-do guidelines I scratched out a year or so ago to transfer to my computer. Ironically, I found it in a pile on my desk. 🙂 Most of these had some form of their origin […]

out with you, klutter

July 29, 2006

This morning, I tossed three empty shampoo bottles out of the shower. (Sorry if I woke you up Sherri.) Though I am kapable of telling when a shampoo bottle is empty, I never seem to remember that fakt by the end of the shower, so they build up in there. That kind of signifies life […]