Is The GTD System Too Rigid?

David Allen’s book, Getting Things Done has helped people worldwide to be more productive.  But some people feel that it is too rigid.  What does its creator think?

What Should (and Shouldn’t) Be On Your Resume?

Think of your resume as your single and best chance at getting the attention of an employer. A well-written and attractive resume can help your application get a little more attention than one that is too long, too dull, and fails to showcase what makes you worthy of an in-depth interview.

Getting Reminders from Evernote

There’s been a lot of attention given to how Evernote has expanded its task feature. And it is pretty impressive, but today, I want to show you how you can use the reminders features that go beyond remembering a task.

What Is Your Productivity “Style”?

If there was only one way to be more productive, we could all follow that set of rules. But we are different, and research shows we all approach productivity in different ways.

“Getting Things Done” While Working From Home

A recent survey of people who have been working from home since Covid shows that 53% say that they are tempted by distractions and have a hard time separating work from nonwork life. Given that more people will continue to work from home, we have to find a way to remain productive.  David Allen, the author of “Getting Things Done” has some ideas.

Merging Notes In Evernote

It’s common to have thousands of notes in Evernote, but what if you want to combine them so that you don’t have a lot of similar notes from different sources. Lett’s look at how to merge notes in Evernote.

Focus on “Goals” Not “Tasks”

Where is your life headed? Do you have personal or professional goals, or is your life being driven by the items on your to-do list? You can be more productive by setting goals.

GTD: Clarifying Your Ideas

Step 2 of the GTD – Getting Things Done system is taking all of the ideas you’ve collected and learning how to clarify them so you know what to do next.

6 Tips To Get More Control Of Your Time

If you are stressed with an ever-growing to-do list, it might be tempting to throw up your hands and surrender to the demands of your work. Some simple time management tools could help you deal with your many tasks.

What’s New In Evernote

For a long time it seemed like Evernote never changed, but in recent years the productivity app keeps evolving.  Evernote expert Dave Edwards shares some things you may not be aware of from recent updates

Dave’s Leadership Library

Because we can always learn from the successful journeys of others, here are more books that you might find helpful in your desire to be more productive.

How David Allen Became A Productivity Expert

David Allen is known as the guru of productivity. In this conversation with Dave Edwards he discusses his early background and how he came upon the principles that became known as “Getting Things Done”

Learning To Concentrate Improves Your Productivity

We seem to be living in a world of distractions. People interrupt you. Emails demand your attention. You have to prepare for meetings quickly. Plus, your to-do list keeps growing. While you are working on one project, you are tempted to start another. If you could only concentrate! Here are some tips for improving your concentration level.


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