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Meet the man who can bring order to your universe

I met my saviour in Marylebone. It wasn't a shock. Like many of the 300 people at David Allen's "Getting Things Done, The RoadMap" seminar at London's Landmark Hotel earlier this month, I was already a convert to his personal productivity system. I've read the book, made the lists, and lived with …

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Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress

Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity<p>Author<p>David Allen<p>Country<p>United States<p>Language<p>English<p>Publisher<p>Penguin<p>Released<p>Media Type<p>Print …

Productivity 101: A Primer to the Getting Things Done (GTD) Philosophy

Getting Things Done, or GTD, is a system for getting organized and staying productive. It may seem complicated on the outside, but the end goal is to …

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Getting Things Done Guru David Allen and His Cult of Hyperefficiency

Allen (in his backyard in Ojai, California) says his goal is to be free from thinking about anything he has to do. *<br>Photo: Robyn Twomey * The …

The Psychology of Your Future Self and How Your Present Illusions Hinder Your Future Happiness

Philosopher Joshua Knobe recently posed a perplexing question in contemplating the nature of the self: If the person you will be in 30 years — the person for whom you plan your life now by working toward career goals and putting money aside in retirements plans — is invariably different from the …

5 Top Secrets to Getting More Done

<b>1) Be a Machine</b><p>The secret to getting more done is to make things automatic<b>.</b> Decisions exhaust you:<p><b>The counterintuitive secret to getting things done</b> …

14 Habits From Organized People That We ALL Should Borrow

(Photo: Getty Images)<p>They're the people who just love to check things off a list. Their idea of heaven is The Container Store. And they sure know their way around a spreadsheet. They're the ultra-organized, and to those who prefer things a little less tidy, their ways are mysterious.<p>But they're …

Evernote Conference: This Is Phil Libin's Vision for the Future of Work | Inc.com

If you're a long-time Evernote user, you probably recall when the company's tagline was "remember everything." Today, as the software maker attempts to define itself as the one-stop shop for all of your productivity needs, Evernote's new tagline is "for your life's work."<p>At the fourth annual …

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Seven Productivity Myths, Debunked by Science (and Common Sense)

The end goal of "productivity" is to spend less time doing the things you <i>have to do</i> so you have more time for the things you <i>want to do</i>. Of course, if …

A Simplified Modern Approach to Stoicism

Copyright © Donald Robertson, 2013. All rights reserved.<p>Please post your comments and questions below or reblog this article on WordPress…<p><b>NEW:</b> If …

The Little Productivity Tip of a Zen Teacher

Post written by Leo Babauta.<p>A little while back I ran into a friend, Susan O’Connell (Zen teacher and President of the San Francisco Zen Center), and …

GTD and Behaviour Change - Next Action Associates

<b>Fourteen years in to my GTD practice, I am still making new discoveries. Last week I attended our new second day public seminar. One of the points we</b> …

The 'Work-Life Balance' Misnomer: Is Work-Life 'Integration' the New Norm?

The Monday-through-Friday, nine-to-five is a pipe dream.<p>For employees in "traditional" jobs — office jobs with set, weekday hours — today's status …

The Physics of Productivity: Newton's Laws of Getting Stuff Done Will Help You Boost Your Productivity

In 1687, Sir Isaac Newton published his groundbreaking book, The Principia: Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy, which described his three …

Book Review: Getting Things Done – David Allen

The Author, with his copy of Getting Things Done.<p>It is rare that I read or hear something that truly changes the way I think and approach my life, …

How to Say No | The Art of Manliness

We’ve talked a lot about the Nice Guy Syndrome here on AoM. You know the guy. Big time people pleaser, always puts others before himself, lets people …

The Right (Mental) Stuff: NASA Astronaut Psychology Revealed

WASHINGTON — So, you want to be an astronaut. Assuming you have a college degree, some scientific experience and meet all the physical criteria, …

The Secret that Helped an Untrained Runner Win an Ultramarathon

<b>This story originally appeared in print in the August 2014 issue of mental_floss magazine. Subscribe to our print edition here, and our iPad edition</b> …

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