How To Organise Your Life With The Getting Things Done System

Getting Things Done is a productivity system made by David Allen in the book by the same name in 2001. Is that enough introduction? No? Ok, if you would like to read the book, you can find it here, if you want to read a summary of it, click here, but if you want to read my summary of it, click nowhere! (As in, keep reading). It’s perhaps one of the most successful organisation systems in the world, and in this post you’ll learn how to easily incorporate it into your life. 


Getting Things Done has two main points:

  • Your mind is for coming up with ideas, not storing them 

To quote from the book:

 “Everything you’ve told yourself you ought to do, your mind thinks you should do right now. Frankly, as soon add you have two things to do stored in your RAM, you’ve generated personal failure, because you can’t do two things at the same time. This produces an all-pervasive stress factor whose source can’t be pin-pointed.”

  • You can never do a project, you can only do the next action related to that project, so you should think of your to-do lists as next actions lists.

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10 Great Podcasts to start your podcast journey

Last week I hopefully convinced you (if you weren’t already) why podcasts are so great, and I am 42% certain that the next thought in your head was: “Ok, now what podcasts should I listen to?” Which is why I’ve compiled a list of my 10 favourite podcasts as of right now, which can be your escorts into finding more podcasts yourself.

Two Dudes Talking

I may have passingly mentioned the Two Dudes Talking genre, which is just two people gathering over their mic’s, and talking like they’re best friends (which they usually are) and like they’re sitting on opposite sides of the table (which they usually aren’t). My favourite in this genre is the well-known podcast called:

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Podcasts – What are they anyway?

I’m willing to take a bet that right now you are missing out on perhaps the greatest, most versatile form of entertainment out there. I think you’re missing out on perhaps mixing one of your favourite aspects of life into all the mundane necessities. But no more, because in this post, I’m going to pitch the one true form of entertainment to those who have gone there lives missing out. You’re gonna find out the meaning behind the magnificent word, podcast.

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