Â If you don’t know what GTD is… well, you’ve been living in a box. GTD is the shorthand for “Getting Things Done”, which is a work-life management system and book by David Allen. It’s intentionÂ is to “transforms personal overwhelm and overload into an integrated system of stress-free productivity”.
There are many people who are REALLY into GTD, but you don’t have to be a die hard to take advantage of the methodology as it’s a very common sense approach to dealing with work/life. GTD is based on the “notion that with a complete and current inventory of all your commitments, organized and reviewed in a systematic way, you can focus clearly, view your world from optimal angles and make trusted choices about what to do (and not do) at any moment”.
So here’s my list of top 5 GTD websites that help you to work faster and get more done while stressing less. These sites are regularly updated with interesting, thought provoking content.
- LifehackerÂ – Probably my favorite of the bunch, Lifehacker makes getting things done easy and fun. It’s stuffed full with the latest in personal productivity technology and reveals the million ways hardware and software can improve our busy lives. This is one of the few sites on my iGoogle front page RSS feed.
- Lifehack.orgÂ – Similar in both name and concept to Lifehacker, Lifehack.org brings hacks, tips and tricks that get things done quickly by automating your daily life, increase productivity and getting organized.
- DigIGetThingsDoneÂ – A cool blog covering GTD in general as well as deeper into the specifics. It covers software, using WordPress and more.
- ZenHabitsÂ – A personal blog about setting and achieving goals through the building of good habits that must be cultivated through daily practice.
- RirianProjectÂ – Extremely easy to digest site covering GTD. Most of the site is done in “lists” format. For instance: