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Is Your GTD System Too Complex? (Video Podcast)

Is Your GTD System Too Complex? (Video Podcast)

In this episode, we ask is your GTD® system overbuilt? How complex is too complex when it comes to creating your GTD system? We take a deep dive into the setup of your GTD system and how to streamline your lists, create practical and easily accessible indexes of your ‘stuff’, and reduce friction in your workflow.

Why Do You Want to be Productive? No, Really…

Why Do You Want to be Productive? No, Really…

What motivates you to get things done – is ‘productivity’ connected to a greater sense of purpose or a deeper ‘why’? Here’s how you might want to approach the concept of productivity differently, to make progress towards those...
Why You Should Be Celebrating Success

Why You Should Be Celebrating Success

Are you allowing yourself to celebrate your success? Here’s an insight into how you might just be missing a trick when it comes to celebrating those small wins and appreciating successful outcomes in day-to-day life.
Turn Your Problems Into Projects

Turn Your Problems Into Projects

How to turn your problems into projects, be more successful, and achieve those long-term goals. In a world of change and challenges, here’s an insight into how GTD® can help you to get control of your world and take the right steps to move forward with progress....
How To Improvise for Success

How To Improvise for Success

How do you improvise in life to create success? Here’s a useful insight into how to improvise effectively, make good choices, and make progress in your life, despite the challenging environment we are currently living in.
Healthy High Performance Culture on a Team

Healthy High Performance Culture on a Team

There was a time when discipline and willpower were seen as the keys to making the consistent behavioural changes that would lead to success. Implicit in that belief was the idea that success was linked to your inner strength – your ability to get yourself to do...
Is Your GTD System Too Complex? (Video Podcast)

Navigating desired outcomes with GTD (Video Podcast)

In this episode of Change Your Game with GTD®, Todd Brown and Robert Peake discuss how Getting Things Done® (GTD®) helps you to navigate successful outcomes, and how adapting appropriately can help us to optimise productivity and wellbeing during challenging times.

How I Lost 31kg With GTD

How I Lost 31kg With GTD

I’d like to tell you it was virtue, but it wasn’t. At a certain point, I just couldn’t take it anymore. The desire for change came slowly, then suddenly. I can pinpoint the moment. It was when I saw a picture of myself with a seriously overweight dog on my lap. Lucy...
Is Your GTD System Too Complex? (Video Podcast)

GTD in Uncertain Times (Video Podcast)

In this episode of Change Your Game with GTD®, Todd Brown and Robert Peake share insights into how Getting Things Done® (GTD®) can help you stay positively and productively focused during uncertain or challenging times.

Is Your GTD System Too Complex? (Video Podcast)

Quick Wins with GTD (Video Podcast)

While GTD is a comprehensive, whole-life methodology, in this video, Todd Brown and Robert Peake talk about some of the “quick wins” you can achieve by implementing key aspects of GTD.

Put the Ukulele Down

Put the Ukulele Down

“Distraction is the only thing that consoles us for our miseries, and yet it is itself the greatest of our miseries.” -Blaise Pascal What if nobody likes this blog? What if I’m all out of ideas about GTD®? What if I go to write and nothing shows up?...
GTD, the Future Vision and the Power of Outcome Thinking

GTD, the Future Vision and the Power of Outcome Thinking

This week I talk about the power of outcome thinking and defining visions for ourselves of the future we want to create. Using the Getting Things Done® (GTD®) methodology, we can create the best possible outcomes based on desirable visions of our future, leading to a...
Success is Personal

Success is Personal

I’ve been thinking lately a lot about what defines success, and the messages that we receive in the marketplace of ideas about being “more successful.” Usually, those messages are based on the belief that success is externally defined, that there are objective...
What GTD can’t do for you

What GTD can’t do for you

“There is no expedient to which a man will not resort to avoid the real labour of thinking” – Sir Joshua Reynolds Doing a bit of a spring clean this week, I came across a book I bought back in the early days of the web called “Don’t make me think”. It was written by...
Successful outcomes: the invisible tether

Successful outcomes: the invisible tether

Taking on a new goal can be easy when the path to get there is clear, and the steps along the way are fun. However, for those parts of life that are ambiguous or unpleasant, creating and holding to a vision of success is all the more important. I recently lost my...