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219: Challenges


210: Evernote


Do you use Evernote as part of your GTD system? You may want to consider it, if not! Hear how other GTDer’s are using it in this episode of the GTD® VSG. Enjoy!

Resources from the call:

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136: Ask the VSG


In this episode, we cover a bunch of topics in one of our Ask the VSG calls. We covered GTD and working with others, delegation, “waiting for” at work and at home, using multiple tools in one system, Evernote vs OneNote, doing, going electronic, and more... Enjoy!

Resources from the call:

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120: Getting To the Value of Simple


Inside the virtual studio today is my guest Joel Zaslofsky. Joel is also the self-titled Chief Simplifier, Curator, and Founder of Value of Simple. He hosts the popular Smart and Simple Matters podcast and most recently, the author of Experience Curating: How to Gain Focus, Increase Influence, and Simplify Your Life.


In this episode, we dig deep into understanding simplicity, minimalism, the art of capturing information, and how to be more mindful and curate your existence. What I learned was that curating is actually tied very closely to the tenants of capturing, processing, organizing, and reviewing in GTD. 

You'll be as fascinated as me as Joel talks about how his personal renaissance began led him to leaving a cushy six-figure corporate job to lead what many would consider to be an unconventional career path. He set out to help people simplify, organize, and be money wise. He says his goals are straightforward: to help you rock the unsexy and undervalued side of life.

Show Notes

Where to find Joel:

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118: Getting Things Done with Evernote Ambassador Bryan Lee: My Interview On His Podcast, LaunchByte


Bryan Lee, Evernote Ambassador for Fitness in Singapore, Interviews Daniel Gold, DEG Consulting in his podcast, LaunchByte

One of the best parts of what I do for an international community of folks who are looking to become more productive and successful in their lives is meeting and getting to know people from all corners of our globe. Yesterday was a great example! I was asked to be interviewed by Bryan Lee, the Evernote Ambassador for Fitness in Singapore, for his Google+ Hangout/podcast, LaunchByte!

Bryan is an entrepreneur, a writer and a self-taught software developer. He is the co-founder of Intraix, and a software company that helps commercial building to become more energy efficient. Particular to the productivity scene, Bryan speaks on how to increase productivity using Evernote to both schools and corporations.

Bryan wanted to interview me to talk about GTD®, Evernote, and overall principles about productivity. We covered a lot of topics in this 35 minute interview. For instance, do you need to strictly adhere to the tenants in GTD if you are getting things done with a modified system, can you implement the system in David Allen's book if you never actually read the book; and how I am teaching my productivity coaching clients how to implement both Todoist and Evernote together to lead a more productive and stress-free life. Oh, and then there was the question about what would I do if Evernote shut down tomorrow! You'll want to listen to all 35 minutes to know more!

Thank you again to Bryan for a very awesome interview. I feel quite grateful for the generous invitation and for making feel like I was sitting next to him in Singapore!

Here's the links you need for the show!

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110: Mike Vardy, The Productivityist, Teaches Us How to Practice Mindful Productivity


Mike Vardy

You don't want to miss this incredibly engaging conversation with Mike Vardy, "The Productivityist" in this week's GTD Virtual Study Group. There are tons of wonderfully magnificent nuggets in this podcast. You'll learn about:

  • the importance of every stage of GTD - from collection, to processing, to organizing, to reviewing, to the actual doing!

  • what it takes to really understand how your body works to maximize your productivity. Night owl or early bird?

  • how to become more self-aware so you execute successfully on every project

  • how to determine which app is really right for you - or is it a notebook and pen?

  • whether productivity principles change as technology changes? How do you define expectations?

And, so, so, so much more ... like a great conversation, once again, about really great beers! Here's some really great resources on Mike so you can continue learning even after the podcast ends!


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107: Get Things Done in Evernote with Lilli Weisz!


This was an awesome GTD Virtual Study Group! We learned how to get things done in Evernote with super productivity specialist, Lilli Weisz! View the Google+ Hangout presentation and download Lilli's slides she shared with us. Seriously, what an awesome productivity session! I know I learned something!

Lilli Weisz is a productivity specialist who assists people in decluttering and organizing their physical and digital spaces. She can help you clear your desk, your desktop, your inbox, your life, so that you can get back to living and breathe a little easier. As an expert in David Allen's Getting Things Done, Lilli helps clients create their own individualized GTD systems on a variety of digital tools, like Evernote, that can make your life run more efficiently. You can learn more about Lilli at - soon to be updated to her fabulous new business website,!

Watch the GTD® Virtual Study Group with Lilli Weisz!

Watch the GTD® Virtual Study Group with Lilli Weisz!

Download Lilli's slide show here!

Download Lilli's slide show here!

099: Evernote All-Stars Panel Discussion


With so many of us using Evernote for GTD, it seemed like a great time to bring together a group of luminaries to give us a glimpse of their expertise. Listen in as our incredible panel gave their thoughts on the best of Evernote.

• Daniel Gold (author of Evernote: The Unofficial Guide to Getting Things Done)

• Lindsey Holmes (Evernote Small Biz Ambassador)

• Josh Zerkel (Evernote Productivity Ambassador and author, Evernote at Work: The Ultimate Guide to Implementing Evernote in Your Business available at

• Mike Vardy (the Productivityist and author of The Front Nine: How to Start the Year You Want, Anytime You Want)

• Raymond Sidney-Smith (all around GTD expert, podcaster, organizer of the Productivity Book Group and #ProdChat)

Download podacast here.

086: Special Guest: Lindsey Holmes


In this episode, we welcomed special guest, Lindsey C. Holmes. Recently named Evernote's new Small Business Ambassador, Lindsey is a passionate GTDer. She'll gave us us the inside scoop on how folks in small biz can use GTD, shared her expertise with Evernote, and much more.

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Lindsey's speaking guide with URLs mentioned in the call:
Evernote Small Business Forum- - To request Beta Test

085: Getting to Inbox Zero


Love it or hate it, we're pretty much stuck with email. And inbox zero is touted as nirvana. But like unicorns, some doubt that inbox zero exists. Join us for a conversation about how to get your inbox under control and finally befriend that elusive unicorn. :)
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Websites mentioned in this episode:

Clear Context
The Secret Weapon
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