5 Essential Tips for More Productive Project Management

Guest Post by Ben Russel Proper planning while carrying out a particular project is very important. As the slogan goes, ‘proper planning prevents poor performance’. This slogan has been used frequently to ensure that the concept or proper organization and planning is fundamental to the success of a particular project […]


Back to Basics – The Runway & Doing

We’re going back to basics again, this time with the Runway & Doing — Current Actions & Next Actions. A great conversation covering this Horizon of Focus and last step in the GTD® workflow.   Resources from the call: Doit.me: http://doit.im Team Viz: http://www.teamviz.com Evernote: https://evernote.com OmniFocus: http://www.omnigroup.com/omnifocus/ Pomodoro Technique: http://pomodorotechnique.com/ Bullet Journal: http://www.bulletjournal.com/ Remember The Milk: https://www.rememberthemilk.com/ […]


How to Get the Most Out of 8 Hours of Sleep 3

Guest Post by Courtney Gordner, DEG Contributor So, you’ve finally worked out your schedule so that you’re, for the most part, getting the recommended eight hours of sleep per night. Which is great, but it seems like just tacking on an hour or two of Zs isn’t really helping. Maybe […]


Rationalizing Productivity App Purchases – when is enough, enough? 4

Being in the productivity space, I often find ways to rationalize my app purchases and monthly subscriptions to various different apps. I typically pitch it to myself as, “I’m doing this to help everyone else!”. That works for awhile, but then when I look at my credit card statement, those $.99, $3.99, $5.00, […]


How to Find Hope Within Yourself

Guest Post by Ali Jan Qadir   Original Image via Flickr: Diggin up some sunshine ~ by Tina. Artwork by DEG. Sometimes you hear that voice in your head that says, “You are not capable enough”; “You can never stand up to the expectations”; “You are a failure”; or “You are […]


Mike Vardy

The Art of the Capture with Mike Vardy, Productivityist


NEW! Watch the video interview!

In this pre-recorded GTD Virtual Study Group call, we welcomed into the virtual studio the Productivityist himself, Mike Vardy! Mike and I had a really great conversation about how critical the very first phase of Getting Things Done® methodology of is for everyone!

Resources:
Where to find Mike Vardy: http://bit.ly/1hZKHSc

Notebooks:
Moleskine: http://bit.ly/1hZKtuq
Rhodia: http://bit.ly/1hZKs9O
Doane Paper: http://bit.ly/1hZKqyG
Whitelines: http://bit.ly/1hZKvSU
FieldNotes: http://bit.ly/1hZKkXO
Word Notebooks: http://bit.ly/1hZKoH7
AquaNotes: http://bit.ly/1hZKzCj

Apps:
Evernote: http://bit.ly/1hZKyhq
Springpad: http://bit.ly/1hZKEpk

Don’t forget, here’s where to find us on the web!
Our official website: http://bit.ly/1hZLumb
Our new Facebook Group!: http://on.fb.me/1hZKMVP
Facebook Page: http://on.fb.me/1hZLi6n
Productivity Community on Google+: http://bit.ly/1hZLq5P

Remember, if you can’t make the live calls but have some thoughts/tips you want to share, feel free to email us in advance of the call at info@gtdvsg.com.

Check out this episode!


Three Tips for Deciding What’s Most Important 1

Guest Post by Suzanne S. Davenport I recently woke to searing eye pain and my husband was forced to call an eye doctor at 6 am on a Sunday morning. After examination, the doctor confirmed an earlier diagnosis of recurrent corneal erosion syndrome. I quickly realized that the filmy vision […]


5 Useful Tips for Successfully Managing a Virtual Team of Employees 1

Guest Post by Courtney Gordner, DEG Contributor The internet has transformed the modern work environment by giving department leaders the freedom to choose the right team of employees from a much larger pool of candidates. Similarly, a person once caged by geography or physical disability can now be part of […]


Back to Basics: Capture and Collection!

In this live call, we take it Back to Basics with the very first phase of the GTD workflow and that is the important element of capturing and collecting everything that’s on your mind! We’ll cover some really great ideas such as journaling, the Drafts app, default inboxes, time spent […]