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Interview with Shahine Ardeshir

Interview with Shahine Ardeshir

Below are short clips from my interview with GTD Practitioner Shahine Ardeshir. She’s the Associate Relations Lead for India, the Middle East and South Africa at Mars. Watch the videos to hear insights on her journey with GTD. Mohammed Ali VakilHi! I’m a...
Top 10 GTD® Mistakes

Top 10 GTD® Mistakes

I’m a GTD master trainer. And I’ve been practicing GTD since 2008. I’ve coached Entrepreneurs, Venture Capitalists, CEOs, CFOs, Lawyers, Movie directors & Priests. Here are the top mistakes I keep seeing. Plug a hole in a few & you’ll...
GTD® For Beginners (8 Part Series)

GTD® For Beginners (8 Part Series)

When are you at your best? Is it when you’re overwhelmed, stressed out and have too much on your mind? Or when your mind is relaxed, and you have the freedom to focus on the most meaningful things? The answer is obvious, but when you look for help on...
How I Design My Year (2021)

How I Design My Year (2021)

Around 12 years ago, I picked up the book “Your Best Year Yet.” Using the book I intentionally planned for the coming year, in a way that I had never done before. Then something amazing happened. Not only did the process helped me create meaningful goals,...
GTD is Not About Time-Management

GTD is Not About Time-Management

In the hundreds of GTD workshops we’ve conducted, the one resounding concern people want to address is time management. I call it the ‘I don’t have enough time’ syndrome. From CEO’s to interns, its symptoms have spared none. We complain about not having...
GTD is Not About Doing Everything On Your List

GTD is Not About Doing Everything On Your List

Productivity gurus will always tell you that ticking off all the items on your checklist is the ultimate win.  So you walk out of the arena proudly like the heavyweight champion of the WWE who took on all the tasks. I’ll admit, in theory that’s an encouraging...