Lifehacker curated this story from The Atlantic:
GTD guru David Allen recently spoke in an interview with The Atlantic about all the things that keep him organized and productive. He uses a combination of low-tech tools and digital applications to accomplish what he says is the number one thing people need to do to gain control over their lives: “externalize” all the stuff thats coming in.” Full story at:The Tools David Allen Uses to Get Things Done.
Go to the source if you’re interested in David Allen’s approach…
Me? Here’s my list of GTD tools. Almost all electronic and besides the hardware, free or freemium and completely cross platform:
My favorite GTD tools...
...a virtual newspaper for 'just in case' information.
Gmail or Google Apps
...for 'just in time' information affecting relationships or revenue or both.
...my ultimate 'personal repository' for reference items.
...Chrome plugin for Gmail or Google Apps that turns your email into a GTD machine.
...my ultimate 'public repository' for reference items. Automatically creates a virtual news magazine from tweets and turns them into search engine optimzation [SEO] metadata...
With Getting Things Done (GTD), I’ve reclaimed control and now enjoy improved productivity, calm and a happier life for me and those around me. Here are the secrets of my “GTD system” with those Essential GTD Tools