Everyone can learn to be organised

June 10, 2008

Do you think people are born organised or that everyone can learn to be organised? Last week in GTD Times there was a post discussing research showing that intelligence is not a fixed attribute (Expandable Intelligence: the Effort Effect and Learning How to be Organized | GTD Times). Rather it is something that can be [...]

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Progress towards my goals – May

June 2, 2008

Wow! I can’t believe May has come and gone. With birthday parties, visiting family, learning how to work Journeyer’s Chronicles and putting some real focus on my goals, the month has just whizzed by. Here’s my first goals progress report. It feels a bit like parent-teacher interviews. I’ve been good. Honest. Current goals Post to [...]

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Getting things done at home – Summary

May 28, 2008

After a few days of chewing over the Getting Things Done (GTD) system I thought it might be useful to do a quick summary of the steps involved. Collect Get everything out of your head, gather all the little bits around the house and in the car and get them into your in tray. Empty [...]

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Getting things done at home – Reviewing

May 27, 2008

Image via Wikipedia Here we are at the last stage of the Getting Things Done (GTD) system. For me, this is the engine room of the system. And, unfortunately, a part I often fail to do. Reviewing the system allows you to feel good about what you’ve achieved, see where you are heading and perhaps [...]

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Getting things done at home – Organising and doing

May 26, 2008

So far in the Getting things done at home series I have written about , and my successes over the weekend in . Now I’ll describe how I organise my things to do, so I can find them. The GTD system is organised using a number of contexts. That is, next actions are grouped by [...]

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My day of getting things done

May 24, 2008

Today I spent some time going through my in tray and taking some next actions. I was pleasantly surprised at how much I achieved. Some of the things I completed were: Wiping down the kickboards in the kitchen ALL the ironing Mopped the floors Some research and back end work for Journeyer’s Chronicles Reconciled our [...]

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