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An introduction to Getting Things Done system created by David Allen. Turn all your stuff into real, actionable items that you can DO and be done with.

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Getting Things Done

@marialangat

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TOO MUCH STUFF

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Unfinished tasks and unfulfilled commitments cause most of your

everyday stress

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What is GTD?

Incredibly practical process that can help busy people regain control of their lives

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Getting Things Done

Action & Time Management System

All about Front-end Planning

Complements our inefficient “Mental Reminder System”

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The Matrix of Self-Management

Reactor Micro Manager

Crazy Maker Master & Commander

High Perspective

High Control

Low Perspective

Low Control

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THE HOWTHE HOW

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5 Stages of Mastering Workflow

Doing

Reviewing

Organizing

Processing

Collection

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1. Collect

First thing to do is

Empty everything out of your head and into your “bucket”...

Write it down

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2. Process

Start at the top, one item at a time

Never put anything back to ‘in’

Decide What is the next step?

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3. Organize

Projects and Actions

Put everything in its place

There are many tools, Keep it Simple

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4. Review

Decide the to be doing right now, and do it.

At least once a week, review and reorganise

Most important thing

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5. Do it!

By keeping your head clear, keeping your to-do lists organised, and your projects

under review, you’ll find it much easier to actually things!DO

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BUT REALLY, HOW?

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Workflow Examples

1. Email: Newsletter from iHub2. Email: Can you recommend a hotel?3. Meeting: JIRA Issues4. Class: Here is your term paper topic.5. Home: Child sick6. Talk: Investment opportunity

How would you step through the GTD workflow for the above?

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My Personal GTD Tools

Gmail + GTDNotebook – “bucket”Diary – Daily ListsExcel – project plan

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TAKE -AWAYS

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Write it down

What is the next step?

Keep it Simple

Most important thing

DO

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Resources

GTD – The book

Getting Things Done FAQ at Zen Habits

Gmail + GTD at LifeHacker

Various resources at SlideShare

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THANKS.THANKS.