There are only a few types of email. Understanding and dealing with each appropriately will improve the quality of our communications – sparing our coworkers the burden of dealing with our mail that does not accomplish a purpose.
No time for the book? Google has made video of a session David Allen conducted with their staff. Listen to David Allen himself describe the Getting Things Done system. Now go get the book.
The IEEE Spectrum magazine has an interview the Getting Things Done creator David Allen. It’s not as good as the American Way article but it does provide some interesting insights. The interesting quote from this article is: Your mind is for having ideas, not holding them.
The American Way Magazine has a great article on Getting Things Done. If you know someone you thing would benefit from using GTD but haven’t been able to make your point – this article will probably win them over. It very succinctly describes the benefits of the process. One interesting quote from the article which …