Posts Tagged ‘getting things done’

4 Ways to Spend Less Time On Your Personal Finances

People don’t like to talk about money, and when it comes to creating (and sticking to) a budget, balancing your checkbook, or tracking spending, well, no one wants to do it.

You don’t need to live in a cardboard box, subsisting on ramen noodles three times a day. Nor do you need to spend every waking minute on money matters.

5 Tips On How To Be Productive By Working Smarter

A lot of people think that to get ahead in this world and be productive you have to work hard; and, to some degree, they are right but it is not the only way.

There is a better way to the whole work hard mentality and that is to work smarter.

What is the work smart mentality? Why is it better than working hard? Working smart is about finding creative ways to solve your problems or concerns.

Getting Started With GTD

I often get questions about how to get started with GTD. If you never heard of GTD before, Google the phrase “Getting Things Done by David Allen”. Go ahead, read about GTD and I’ll be here when you’re ready.

While you performed that search, you probably saw links to articles on how to get started with GTD. Ok, I’m really late into the game. I can find a lot of detailed materials on how to GTD on the internet.

How To Stop The Mental Chatter And Actually DO Something

We often struggle with deciding what to do, as there’s so much of it to go. And then, when we do know what we have lined up for the day, we then struggle with our mental chatter, otherwise known as ‘procrastination’.

In other words, we have to fight two battles – we have to take arms against the external forces of the world, then we have to take arms against our internal forces.

While David Allen provided some very incredible and useful tips in Getting Things Done for organising our ‘stuff’ and deciding what to spend our days on, there was little in the way of organising and ‘defeating’ the mental chatter that goes on in our heads.

How to actually do something – that’s the problem.

FacileThings Gives Time Back To You

FacileThings is a self-management system which complies entirely with the methodology that David Allen introduced and which became a worldwide reference on personal productivity. It is made up by a web application, a mobile web app and a website that provides contents to educate and advise people who want to improve their personal and professional life.

The Plancake Inbox: Get Organized And Stay Relaxed

I have always believed the key to productivity is organization. And what’s organization? I would say organization is to have everything under control and be confident enough about what needs to be done. That brings also relaxation, which is good. Plancake has got everything that you would expect from a GTD-oriented task manager: lists, tags, notes, calendar, next actions, repetitive tasks and an Inbox. In this post I would like to focus on the Inbox.