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What would you ask David Allen?

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Over on the DavidCo forum, Lisa asks:

If you could ask David Allen any one question about GTD, what would it be?

It mightn't surprise you to know I'd want to learn a bit more implementation and about how David sees contexts working best for people whose work mostly happens in one place (recently).

But I'm especially curious to hear what you guys would ask, given the chance. What would you ask David Allen about Getting Things Done?

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I'd ask David the following...

I'd ask David the following questions:

  1. What are the implications of GTD for spirituality? Is there a spirituality behind GTD (obviously I think there is) and how can that be fleshed out and understood? What does GTD imply for "big issues" like peace and poverty in the world?

  2. How can GTD be incorporated into education for our children?

  3. Does GTD "work" in different social structures? In other words, can the UN use GTD? The Peace Corps? What would that look like?

  4. Can GTD be pushed to an organizational model? GTD seems to focus on personal productivity. but is there some way that GTD could become a "new" quality assurance program or something like that? Can you "GTD" your organization beyond just GTDing the individuals?

That's all I can think of right now.




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