GTD for Homemakers: Taking Time Out for a Weekly Regroup & Review

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This series, 31 Days to GTD for Homemakers, is all about putting into place effective routines and processes so that the routine administrative details of life do not cause undo stress and we, as mothers in the heart of our homes, can peacefully and intentionally make good choices about what to do without feeling like we have a million details pulling us in a million directions at once. Previous Post: The Weekly Review Process Carving Out Islands of Time So, … Read More

GTD for Homemakers: The Weekly Review

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Our month of practical, hands-on, and real-life organization and time management posts is nearing its end. Thank you so much for following this 31 Days to GTD for Homemakers series. GTD is an acronym referring to David Allen’s books and system, Getting Things Done. And if anybody needs to get things done, it’s mothers managing a home. Previous Post: The Daily Review What & When: Weekly Review The weekly review is really the key to GTD-magic. Allen recommends 2 hours … Read More

GTD for Homemakers: A Mom’s Morning Review – Simply Convivial

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As we develop this 31 Days to GTD for Homemakers series, we will learn how to renegotiate what we are going to do on the fly, creating a reliable intuition about what is “right” at that moment, in the current circumstance. GTD is a blending the proactive uber-planner with reactive spontaneity: the perfect productivity approach for a m other. Previous Post: The Review Process Mom’s Morning Review Fundamental to your system being useful to you is the morning review. Begin … Read More

GTD for Homemakers: The Review Process – Simply Convivial

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Like David Allen’s book Getting Things Done, this series, 31 Days to GTD for Homemakers is about managing your stuff and your actions, and once those are under control, your mind is left more free and clear to focus on the present moment with your family. So this series is not about shaping our homes and families to a business model, but about being in control of our tasks and stuff rather than letting it control us, so that instead … Read More

GTD for Homemakers: Organize Your Calendar & To-Do List

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This series, 31 Days to GTD for Homemakers, is all about putting into place effective routines and processes so that the routine administratiive details of life do not cause undo stress and we, as mothers in the heart of our homes, can peacefully and intentionally make good choices about what to do without feeling like we have a million details pulling us in a million directions at once. Previous Post: Organize Tasks & Projects Calendars To maintain the integrity of … Read More

GTD for Homemakers: Organize Tasks, Projects, & References

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This 31 Days to GTD for Homemakers series focuses on reducing stress and creating solutions to manage life at home. Mothers are the makers of home atmosphere and culture; keeping the mundane details under control allows us to direct our attention to what truly matters. Previous Post: Organize! Organize Tasks & Projects So, you have lists of projects and you have sorted out how you are going to keep your task lists. Now the trick is getting project-related tasks onto … Read More

GTD for Homemakers: Organize! – Simply Convivial

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During our 31 Days to GTD for Homemakers series, we’ll be lining out the steps to setting up and implementing key strategies to keeping life – even home and family life – running without “Where’d I put that bill?” or “I lost my keys!” sorts of stresses. Previous Post: Examples of the Lists I Keep What is “Organized”? Now you’ve collected your projects, thoughts, ideas, random tasks, and anything else plaguing your mind, set up your containers and your lists, … Read More

GTD for Homemakers: Examples of the Lists I Keep

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We are more than halfway through this month of practical, hands-on, and real-life organization and time management posts! I’m thoroughly enjoying participating in The Nester’s “31 Days” meme with “31 Days to GTD for Homemakers.” GTD is an acronym referring to David Allen’s books and system, Getting Things Done. And if anybody needs to get things done, it’s mothers managing a home. Previous Post: Lists Relating to Other People Of the making of lists there is no end Ah, music … Read More

GTD for Homemakers: Lists Relating to Other People

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This series, 31 Days to GTD for Homemakers, is all about putting into place effective routines and processes so that the routine administrative details of life do not cause unnecessary stress and we, as mothers in the heart of our homes, can peacefully and intentionally make good choices about what to do without feeling like we have a million details pulling us in a million directions at once. Previous Post: Lists for Now & Later: Checklists & Someday/Maybe Tickler Files … Read More

GTD for Homemakers: Lists for Now & Later

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As we develop this 31 Days to GTD for Homemakers series, we will learn how to renegotiate what we are going to do on the fly, creating a reliable intuition about what is “right” at that moment, in the current circumstance. David Allen’s book Getting Things Done is a blending of proactive uber-planning with reactive spontaneity: the perfect productivity approach for a mother. Previous Post: Maintaining Project Lists Checklists Some things we have to or want to do still don’t … Read More

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