Tag: “Project Management”

Getting Things Done - GTD

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Secondary Projects (or the fallacy of priorities)

Have you ever felt really overwhelmed by your work? I mean those situations where you feel you have no time to do anything and just try to deal with one fire after another. If you are reading this blog, it is more than likely you have been there a few times.

Getting Things Done - GTD

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In GTD, small details mean great improvements

Perfection can kill your intention to implement changes and make things that lead you to a better situation. Many of my blog readers tell me how hard it is to apply GTD for them. They become desperate for not reaching the levels David Allen describe in his book. My answer is always the same: just start to implement it, then refine the details slowly but steadily. Find something you can improve in each stage of the process, small changes that do not involve too much difficulty. If you are able to chain these little improvements, the return obtained will be spectacular. Here are some suggestions to get you started:

Getting Things Done - GTD

Blog tasks

Depth and Control

Here comes the start of a new year together with new illusions, despite the gray situation. Although we make our new year resolutions and we are eager to start something new, it is quite common that most of them end up doomed to abandonment by the lack of implementation capacity.

Getting Things Done - GTD

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GTD is not Project Management

I often receive emails from people who tell me the difficulties they find to implement GTD. I have detected a pattern that is repeated often enough, so I decided to write this article.

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