GTD isn’t GIAD (Getting It All Done)
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So, I ran the 31 Days to GTD series here two years ago, then consolidated and edited it into a manageable ebook. But, lest there be any confusion, GTD is so very different from GIAD. It is only things, not ALL things, that are being done. I recently received a question (and I’ve several similar ones before), asking what we all want to know. It seems like a question that should have an answer, if only we could read the … Read More

GTD for Homemakers: The eBook
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GTD for Homemakers, based on my popular 31 Days to GTD for Homemakers series, is all about focusing on reducing stress and creating effective solutions to better manage realities of life at home. Mothers are the shapers of home atmosphere and home culture; keeping the mundane details under control allows us to direct our attention to what matters. GTD is an acronym referring to David Allen’s books and system, Getting Things Done. And if anybody needs to get things done, … Read More

Book Review: Switch by Chip & Dan Heath
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Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard by Chip Heath & Dan Heath Publication date: 2010 Date read: 2013 Source: Local library. Recommended by: a thread on the Well-Trained Mind Forum My rating (out of 5): ★ ★ ★ 1/2 I recommend it, but borrow it from the library. Summary The authors examine the common denominators in successful change (personal and corporate), telling engaging stories and giving practical, useful advice for making positive individual & group changes. Switch … Read More

Applying GTD at Home
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So, I’m done with 31 Days to GTD for Homemakers. I thought I would finish up the series with examples from my own implementation (also written two years ago – [grin]). Keep in mind that I wrote the GTD series two years ago and, before writing it, had been working at applying it slowly and steadily for about six months. On top of that, I had read it and picked up a couple tips 3 years before that, and my … Read More

Coming Up: Book Reviews & A New eBook
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Hello, dear Reader. For most of November and December, I will be posting [have scheduled, actually] book reviews I’ve written over the last two years and published on my previous blog, A Healer’s Geste. Thus I am both moving content I want to keep and giving myself a further postpartum blogging break. However, there will still be new content once or twice a week. How, after all, could I resist posting baby pictures? So never fear, aunties, there will be … Read More

GTD for Homemakers: The Key Principles of Effective Management
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This 31 Days to GTD for Homemakers series has been all about focusing on reducing stress and creating effective solutions to better manage realities of life at home. Mothers are the shapers of home atmosphere and home culture; keeping the mundane details under control allows us to direct our attention to what matters. I hope it has been helpful! The Power of the Key Principles: Freedom Through Discipline The last few chapters of Getting Things Done focus on the “stress-free” … Read More

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