GTD Intro Sharing a little of what we’ve learned Drew Arnold Unofficial GTD Evangelist  [email_address] 512-524-7492 Paul ...
“ We are faced with insurmountable opportunities.” – Pogo “ Rule your mind or it will rule you.” – Horace
What is GTD?  <ul><li>My definition: An intellectual martial art that deals with the mastery of perspective and control to...
Key Principles & Fundamentals <ul><li>The mind is the greatest idea creation machine there is, but its the worst place to ...
“ If you are facing in the right direction, keep walking.” - Buddha How do you know if you are facing the right direction?
Horizons of Focus Altitude Map <ul><li>50,000  - Purpose (why are you here, what's important to you?) </li></ul><ul><li>40...
5 Phases of Workflow <ul><li>Collect </li></ul><ul><li>Process </li></ul><ul><li>Organize </li></ul><ul><li>Do </li></ul><...
“ We are faced with insurmountable opportunities.” – Pogo “ Rule your mind or it will rule you.” – Horace
Next Actions <ul><li>Drop a card or leave email here </li></ul><ul><li>Buy the book  Getting Things Done  by David Allen <...
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200908 Aiesec Conference Gtd Intro Prezo Short Version

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Short GTD Overview given at Aiesec Summer Leadership Conference, Madison, WI_August 2009 with Paul Gibbons from Future Considerations. Aiesec and Future Considerations both rock the house. Check `em out @ http://www.aiesecus.org/default.html and http://www.futureconsiderations.com/.

Massive credit to David Allen and the killer GTD folks @ http://www.davidco.com.

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200908 Aiesec Conference Gtd Intro Prezo Short Version

  1. 1. GTD Intro Sharing a little of what we’ve learned Drew Arnold Unofficial GTD Evangelist [email_address] 512-524-7492 Paul Gibbons Founder, Future Considerations [email_address] 608-831-7860
  2. 2. “ We are faced with insurmountable opportunities.” – Pogo “ Rule your mind or it will rule you.” – Horace
  3. 3. What is GTD? <ul><li>My definition: An intellectual martial art that deals with the mastery of perspective and control to the end of unlocking & maximizing my creativity. </li></ul><ul><li>Answers this question for us… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You can’t do the future. You can’t do the past. You can only do Now. So, what are you going to do? </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Key Principles & Fundamentals <ul><li>The mind is the greatest idea creation machine there is, but its the worst place to track those ideas. </li></ul><ul><li>Externalize your thinking – not the same as regimentation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>-- Woodrow Wilson </li></ul></ul><ul><li>3 Conceptual Models that Comprise GTD </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Horizons of Focus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5 Phases of Workflow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Natural Planning Model </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. “ If you are facing in the right direction, keep walking.” - Buddha How do you know if you are facing the right direction?
  6. 6. Horizons of Focus Altitude Map <ul><li>50,000 - Purpose (why are you here, what's important to you?) </li></ul><ul><li>40,000 - 3-5 year vision for yourself </li></ul><ul><li>30,000 - 1-2 year goals and direction </li></ul><ul><li>20,000 - Areas of responsibility, focus and interests </li></ul><ul><li>10,000 – Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Runway - Current Actions </li></ul>
  7. 7. 5 Phases of Workflow <ul><li>Collect </li></ul><ul><li>Process </li></ul><ul><li>Organize </li></ul><ul><li>Do </li></ul><ul><li>Review </li></ul><ul><li>This is where the “System” shows up </li></ul>
  8. 8. “ We are faced with insurmountable opportunities.” – Pogo “ Rule your mind or it will rule you.” – Horace
  9. 9. Next Actions <ul><li>Drop a card or leave email here </li></ul><ul><li>Buy the book Getting Things Done by David Allen </li></ul><ul><li>www.davidco.com </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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