How To Measure Employee Training Effectiveness?

How To Measure Employee Training Effectiveness?

watch time: 2:19 mins Are you curious how effective your team really is? Or have you done some training for your team but don’t actually have any measure of success? Check out our latest video for some insight into how we measure the effectiveness of our two day...
Is Your Clutter Exquisite?

Is Your Clutter Exquisite?

watch time: 10:37 mins It’s almost second nature to think of our digital world when we talk about the GTD methodology®, but let’s focus on all the physical...
Turbocharge Your To-Do Lists With This Simple Hack

Turbocharge Your To-Do Lists With This Simple Hack

Your to-do list isn’t working as effectively for you as it could, and there’s a reason for that. There’s too much thinking still required in your lists to make stuff happen. Robert Peake, Getting Things Done® (GTD®) veteran, provides a life-changing...
Work Faster For Less Effort

Work Faster For Less Effort

When it comes to work, you can be as fast as you want to, because it’s all about efficiency. If you can reduce the friction in your working processes, you will inevitably work faster and with less effort, meaning that you’ll be more effective in what you...
A GTD Hack

A GTD Hack

Martin Weber, Chief Customer Architect, Oracle Consulting. Martin has been working at Oracle since June 2019 as Chief Customer Architect (CCA). Before joining Oracle he worked at Siemens for 12 years in various roles. Since discovering Getting Things Done® in 2015,...
Train Wreck on an Airplane

Train Wreck on an Airplane

I was flying out to Lisbon the other day, and noticed – yet again, with almost self-harm triggering frustration – just how crazy long it was taking to get us passengers onto the plane. To give them credit, the airline was going through the motions of making it faster,...
Not Gobblefunking, Just Getting Things Done

Not Gobblefunking, Just Getting Things Done

Andrew Ward, Director of Optimum Advisory, is a business and HR leader, organisation development consultant, and amateur GTD® evangelist.  He has worked in and for organisations large and small, multinational and domestic, in the UK and US and in industries including...
Working Standards: an Approach to Transformation

Working Standards: an Approach to Transformation

Imagine for a moment you work in an organisation where people no longer respond to their e-mail. One where it has become ‘normal’ to have to send messages two or three times – then pick up a phone and call people – to get a response on some issue you are working on....
Eat your greens

Eat your greens

“They’re good for you.” <Sound of silence.> “You won’t get any dessert.” <Look of daggers.> “JUST EAT THEM!” It’s a familiar mealtime scenario. Children and parents in a stand-off over vegetables. Eventually, though, point-blank refusal turns to grudging...
Why GTD is not Time Management

Why GTD is not Time Management

At some point when meeting new people, once we’ve passed the pleasantries and have moved on to occupations, I’ll have a stab at describing what I do for a living. When I’m less successful, I’ll hear a version of the following reply: “Oh, so you do time...
Don’t take a knife to a gunfight

Don’t take a knife to a gunfight

If you are reading this, you are like Novak Djokovic. At least a bit. You haven’t won a bunch of Grand Slams of course, but if you have subscribed to this newsletter you are clearly interested in improving your mastery of something. If you are different from Djokovic,...