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GTD

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Overview of David Allen's "Getting Things Done". Originally delivered as a Toastmasters Competent Communicator C2 'organise your speech' speech.

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GTD

  1. 1. GETTING THINGS DONE GTD
  2. 2. “ A system of habits to help you get organised, be in control and less stressed” <ul><ul><li>Why might I need it? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What is it? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What does it offer me? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What is the high level process? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What do I actually do? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How would I implement this? </li></ul></ul>GTD
  3. 3. Why might I need it? <ul><li>Increasingly busy lives </li></ul><ul><li>Work boundaries blurring </li></ul><ul><li>The nature of ‘knowledge work’ </li></ul><ul><li>Old models not working </li></ul>GTD
  4. 4. What is it? <ul><li>Two books by executive coach David Allen </li></ul><ul><li>A system for personal productivity </li></ul><ul><li>A methodology for organising work, life, everything </li></ul><ul><li>Adapted into a set of tools </li></ul><ul><li>Has a bit of a cult following </li></ul>GTD
  5. 5. What does it offer me? <ul><li>A ready for anything state-of-mind </li></ul><ul><li>Removing stress of open loops </li></ul><ul><li>A system to get things out of your head and stored somewhere else </li></ul><ul><li>A method to turn ‘stuff’ into actions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>and plans </li></ul></ul>GTD
  6. 6. What is the high level process? <ul><li>Managing action </li></ul><ul><li>Bottom-up approach </li></ul><ul><li>Horizontal and vertical action management </li></ul><ul><li>Get it all out of your head </li></ul>GTD
  7. 7. GTD Basic Workflow GTD
  8. 8. Tools GTD
  9. 9. Summary <ul><li>Getting Things Done </li></ul><ul><li>A system of habits to help you get organised, be in control and less stressed. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Why might I need it? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What is it? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What does it offer me? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What is the high level process? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What do I actually do? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How would I implement this? </li></ul></ul>GTD

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