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The GTD® Virtual Study Group

Welcome to the GTD® Virtual Study Group! This is a twice-monthly live call that focuses in on productivity and Getting Things Done. We are a supportive global community dedicated to inspiring and empowering personal growth.We focus on general principles of productivity, how to become more successful in life, and the Getting Things Done®* task management methodology.Join our live calls on the second and fourth Thursdays every month at 4:00pm Eastern! Simply dial 1-857-216-6700, Pin 559525!*This podcast is not affiliated with, approved or endorsed by David Allen or the David Allen Company, which is the creator of the Getting Things Done® system for personal productivity. GTD® and Getting Things Done® are registered trademarks of the David Allen Company. For more information on the David Allen Company’s products the user may visit their website at http://www.gettingthingsdone.com.

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181: Weekly Review Steps

In this episode we walk through the steps of the weekly review, one by one. Enjoy!   Official GTD® Virtual Study Group website:

1hr 14mins

10 Dec 2018

Rank #1

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245: Organizing Individual Tasks

So what do you do when a task really doesn’t have more than one next action but you can’t do it now. The VSG discusses how we handle that in our systems. Enjoy!   Check out the Official GTD® Virtual Study Group website for resources from the call and more:

55mins

15 Nov 2019

Rank #2

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167: Organizing: Setting Up the Right Baskets

In this episode we discuss the ever popular topic of setting up the right baskets. Enjoy!   Official GTD® Virtual Study Group website:

1hr 5mins

28 Sep 2017

Rank #3

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165: Capturing: Corralling Your Stuff

In this episode we discuss the ever popular topic of Capturing. Enjoy!   Official GTD® Virtual Study Group website:     Resources from the call: Physical inbox Mind Dump Incomplete Triggers List GTD IQ quiz Read It Later apps: pocket, readability, etc

1hr 1min

9 Apr 2017

Rank #4

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168: Reflecting: Keeping it All Fresh and Functional

In this episode we discuss Reflecting: Keeping it All Fresh and Functional. Enjoy!   Official GTD® Virtual Study Group website:

51mins

9 Oct 2017

Rank #5

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208: Struggle with Processing

In this episode, we talk about the ever-present struggle with processing. Enjoy!   Official GTD® Virtual Study Group website:

1hr

16 May 2019

Rank #6

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191: Daily Planning

In this episode we discuss the topic of Planning your day. Enjoy!   Official GTD® Virtual Study Group website:

53mins

23 Apr 2019

Rank #7

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229: Time Blocking

Can time blocking, time chunking, or time stacking help you get things done more efficiently or effectively? We dive into the subject on this episode of GTD® VSG. Enjoy!   Official GTD® Virtual Study Group website:

58mins

14 Jun 2019

Rank #8

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241: Digital Cleanup

To clean up your digital backlog or not to clean… not really a question for most of us Type A folks. 😉 In this episode we talk about the process and the organization that helps most of us keep our digital files in check. Enjoy!   Check out the Official GTD® Virtual Study Group website for resources from the call and more:

54mins

13 Sep 2019

Rank #9

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227: Project Reference & Support Materials

Project Support Materials. Everyone has a different way of handling this all important piece of the GTD® puzzle. The VSG shares how they do it with their systems. Enjoy!   Official GTD® Virtual Study Group website:

55mins

12 Jun 2019

Rank #10

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214: How to Trust Your System

Do you trust your system? Listen to this episode for tips and tricks on how to trust your system and really stick with it. Enjoy!   Official GTD® Virtual Study Group website:

56mins

24 May 2019

Rank #11

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234: Trusted System Failure

Sometimes our systems fail. It could be user error, it could be technology, it could be an unexpected emotional landmine. The VSG dives in and tries to tackle system failure head on. Enjoy!   Official GTD® Virtual Study Group website:

1hr 2mins

21 Jun 2019

Rank #12

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231: Breathing New Life Into Your System

Does your system need a breath of new life or resuscitation? The VSG shares how they tackle this when it’s needed. Enjoy!   Official GTD® Virtual Study Group website:

1hr 3mins

18 Jun 2019

Rank #13

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182: Managing Email

In this episode we discuss the ever popular topic of Email and our tips and tricks for being more GTD with it. Enjoy!   Official GTD® Virtual Study Group website:

46mins

14 Dec 2018

Rank #14

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179: Horizons of Focus

In this episode we discuss the ever popular topic of Horizons of Focus. Enjoy!   Official GTD® Virtual Study Group website:

1hr 3mins

20 Jul 2018

Rank #15

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221: Reviews of All Kinds

How often do you Review? In this episode we discuss reviews of all kind. Enjoy!   Official GTD® Virtual Study Group website:

53mins

4 Jun 2019

Rank #16

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238: There Are No Problems, Only Projects

Join us for a dive into one of the main topics of the GTD Summit — “There are no problems, only projects”. We got all philosophical on this one! It’s a fun listen! Enjoy!   Check out the Official GTD® Virtual Study Group website for resources from the call and more:

55mins

26 Jul 2019

Rank #17

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246: Focusing on Your Goals for the New Year

The end of the year is one of the natural points for reflection, of the past, the present, and the future. End of decades have an especially weighty feel, as well! In this episode, the GTDVSG talks about reflection and looking ahead at our goals for the immediate and distant future. Enjoy!   Check out the Official GTD® Virtual Study Group website for resources from the call and more:

56mins

13 Dec 2019

Rank #18

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247: The How To of Focusing on Goals

Continuing the topic of Focusing on Goals from last episode, today we shared some more practical ideas around making those goals become projects and next actions. We talked about SMART goals, as well as, flexibility, and periodic reviews for alignment. And we looked defining those amorphous goals, you know... the ones that sound like pipe dreams. Who doesn’t need a little help with that?!   Enjoy!   Check out the Official GTD® Virtual Study Group website for resources from the call and more:

1hr 1min

27 Dec 2019

Rank #19