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239: The Strategic Value of Clear Space

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Wrapping up our discussions around the #GTDSummit, we cover The Strategic Value of Clear Space. This conversation covers everything from being in the weeds to the higher horizons. And we share some practical tips on how to get to clear space. Enjoy!

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237: GTD Summit 2019 Day Two Recap

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This is the recap for Day Two of the #GTDSummit which happened in Amsterdam in June 2019.

The theme of the Summit from David Allen:

  • The strategic value of space

  • There are no problems, only projects


Again, there was way too much content in the Summit to cover in an hour recap, but we did our best. 😉 Enjoy!!


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236: GTD Summit 2019 Day One Recap

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So the #GTDSummit 2019 just happened in Amsterdam. And, WOW, was it awesome!

By popular request, we’re doing a recap of the summit. In this episode we cover much of Day One of the Summit. We’ll cover Day Two in the next episode. There was way too much content in the Summit to cover in an hour, but we did our best. 😉 Enjoy!!

The theme of the Summit from David Allen:

  • The strategic value of space

  • There are no problems, only projects


Resources from the call:

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122: The Art of the Capture with Mike Vardy, Productivityist

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NEW! Watch the video interview!

In this pre-recorded GTD Virtual Study Group call, we welcomed into the virtual studio the Productivityist himself, Mike Vardy! Mike and I had a really great conversation about how critical the very first phase of Getting Things Done® methodology of is for everyone!

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Where to find Mike Vardy: http://bit.ly/1hZKHSc

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121: Back to Basics: Capture and Collection!

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In this live call, we take it Back to Basics with the very first phase of the GTD workflow and that is the important element of capturing and collecting everything that's on your mind! We'll cover some really great ideas such as journaling, the Drafts app, default inboxes, time spent on capturing, mindsweeps, and so much more! Check the resources below for some really helpful products and apps discussed during this great live call!

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

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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!

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116: Better To Rise Early Or Be a Night Owl? An Exclusive GTD Virtual Study Group Panel Discussion!

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In an incredibly exclusive event, I had heavy hitters Hal Elrod, Craig Jarrow, Laura Vankerkam, and Mike Vardy join me in a virtual roundtable to talk about whether it is better to start your day before the sun rises, or wait until after the sun goes down to really ramp up your productivity. This topic has become increasingly more and more popular as so many people are looking to squeeze in as many hours as they can to get things done. In this episode, we talk about the basics of rising early, what the research tells us, what the blogosphere is saying, and most importantly, how to create a successful plan to help you become more productive, more successful, and more passionate about life!

Plus, you may be surprised to know that Hal wakes up at 3:30AM -- just and hour and a half after Mike has gone to sleep! There were so many marvelous nuggets of wisdom shared by these very well known folks in the productivity and motivational space. You absolutely need to listen to every minute of this recording to soak in all of the fabulous pieces of advice.

Read their incredible bios and at the bottom of this post, you can hit play in the viewer to listen right here!

Hal Elrod

Hal Elrod is the bestselling author of two books: Taking Life Head On! and his new #1 bestseller, The Miracle Morning: The Not-So-Obvious Secret Guaranteed To Transform Your Life... (Before 8AM); and Taking Life Head On! (The Hal Elrod Story): How To Love the Life You Have While You Create the Life of Your Dreams. He's been known as "Yo Pal Hal" since hosting his first radio show at age 15, and he became record breaking sales rep at 19. However, his greatest triumph came in the face of tragedy at age 20 when his car was hit head on by a drunk driver at 70 miles per hour, Hal died for six minutes, spent six days in a coma, and woke to the devastating news that he'd suffered permanent brain damage and would never walk again.

Hal defied the odds to not only walk, he ran a 52-mile "ultra" marathon, became a hall of fame business achiever, international Success Coach, Keynote Speaker, and grateful husband & father of two. He was featured in the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series and has shared his story and strategies for success on dozens of TV shows across the country. Hal can be found at http://www.halelrod.com.

Craig Jarrow

Craig Jarrow

Craig is the author of the extremely popular website, The Time Management Ninja. He was featured in Biz 3.0 as the number 3 most influential productivity guru in the country, just behind Tim Ferris and David Allen. That's pretty damn impressive. He's authored hundreds of articles on time management, productivity tools, and goal setting. He's also the author of three eBooks: 31 Days, 31 Ways: Daily Tips for Time Management Mastery; Crush Your Procrastination and You are Stronger Than You Think - both of those are the best of motivation and productivity tips from his blog. I know that we wakes up way earlier than I can commit to. As Craig puts it, his goal is to help us "win the battle against wasted time, disorganization, and all other things evil…” You can find him at http://www.timemanagementninja.com.

Laura Vanderkam

Laura Vanderkam

Laura is the author of What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast which is a compilation of her three popular mini e-books into one comprehensive guide: What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast—to jump-start the day productivelyWhat the Most Successful People Do at Work—to accomplish more in less time; and What the Most Successful People Do On the Weekend—to recharge and prepare for a great week. She also authored 168 Hours: You Have More Time Than You Think; and All the Money in the World: What the Happiest People Know About Getting and Spending. She's been interviewed by Matt Lauer on The Today Show, featured on Fox News, Forbes Magazine, FastCompany, CNBC, The Economist, Inc., Time, US News, Fortune ... should I keep going? She can be found at www.lauravanderkam.com.

Mike Vardy

Mike Vardy

Mike is a writer, speaker, and Productivityist. He is the author of The Front Nine: How To Start The Year You Want Anytime You Want, The Now Year: A Practical Guide to Calendar Management; and The Productivityist Workbook. Mike also co-hosts Mikes on Mics on the 5by5 network. You can find him on Twitter as @mikevardy.

He has appeared in SUCCESS Magazine, The Huffington Post, Lifehacker, 99u, was the managing Editor of Lifehack, an editor for The Next Web, and WorkAwesome.  Mike has spoken at nearly two dozen different productivity and time management focused conferences, including speaking at TEDx twice, and a creativeLIVE speaker. You can find Mike at http://www.productivityist.com.

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114: Timo Kiander, The Productive Superdad Teaches Us How To Live Life To The Fullest

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I had the pleasure of having Timo Kiander, the Productive Superdad in our virtual studio.

You're really going to enjoy this interview! Timo is a full-time blogger at ProductiveSuperdad.com, runs the Productive Superdad podcast, has written for Lifehack.org, Dumb Little Man, WorkAwesome.com, ProBlogger, IQTell, Think Traffic, he's been on other podcasts such as Entrepreneur Idea Dads, been interviewed by Time Management Magazine, and so many more.

Most recently, he wrote a book called Online Business Productivity: How to Start a Productive Online Business and Get Sh*t Done - Even When you are Working from 9-5. On top of all that he spends his fee time running marathons and triathlons!

What a great interview and I can't wait for you to listen to this latest exclusive podcast!

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112: Ryder Carroll, Inventor of the Bullet Journal System Explains How To Get Things Done!

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In this episode, I ask Ryder what prompted him to create this system. His story is truly personal and it reinforced a very important point for me - that productivity is so very personal. Yet, anyone can leverage his system as a framework and develop their own system with his as a foundation. In many ways, it is like what so many people have done with Getting Things Done methodology. We also talked about whether he is all analog all the time. You may be surprised by his answer!

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