How To Fit Creative Work Into A Productivity System Like Getting Things Done (GTD)

Creativity and productivity thrive under different conditions. What improves one, hinders the other. How then do you incorporate creative work into a productivity system like Getting Things Done (GTD)?

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Why Can’t The Boring Designer Have Style?

Are you the kind of designer who wants to show off your style as a designer or are you a boring designer who chooses the tried and true solution and tries to leave no trace of yourself in your work?

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How I Use Things To Set Up A GTD Workflow

Understanding how a system like GTD works is the theory. You have to put the theory into practice to gain any benefit. Typically that means finding a tool to store all your tasks and setting it up in a way so you can make use of the system.

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“Type on Screen” Review

Earlier in the year I was offered a review copy of Ellen Lupton’s new book, “Type on Screen.” My immediate response was yes, send me a copy. Ellen’s earlier book “Thinking with Type” is one of my favorite books about typography so why wouldn’t I want more?

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The Difficulty Including Creative Work in Productivity Systems Like Getting Things Done (GTD)

Creativity with it’s winding and meandering journeys and productivity with its straight line efficiency don’t always get along. What you do to improve one seems to reduce how well you can complete the other.

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