Introducing my Notion template for Getting Things Done. This notion dashboard is designed to help you increase productivity and achieve your goals with David Allen's popular productivity system.
It works perfectly as ADHD digital planner as well and provides step-by-step guidance for implementing GTD in your daily life.
It's a user-friendly editable digital download that will keep you focused and organized. Let's get started and get things done with my Notion GTD template!
𝗨𝗹𝘁𝗶𝗺𝗮𝘁𝗲 𝗣𝗿𝗼𝗱𝘂𝗰𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗶𝘁𝘆 𝗧𝗼𝗼𝗹: The GTD (Getting Things Done) method is a productivity system created by David Allen that provides a framework for organizing and managing tasks, projects, and ideas. It helps individuals increase productivity and reduce stress by capturing all their to-dos, breaking them down into actionable items, and organizing them into a system. GTD is the ultimate productivity tool because it provides a clear and systematic approach to manage one's workload, enabling individuals to focus on their goals and priorities. By implementing the GTD method, individuals can enhance their productivity, reduce stress, and achieve greater success in both their personal and professional lives.
𝟱 𝗦𝘁𝗲𝗽𝘀: My Notion template closely adheres to the original five-step process of the Getting Things Done (GTD) method:
1. Capture: Collect all the tasks, ideas, and information that come to mind into a central inbox, such as a notebook, a digital app, or an email inbox.
2. Clarify: Process the items in the inbox one by one and decide what needs to be done with them. Each item is either a task that needs to be completed or something that needs to be filed for reference.
3. Organize: Sort the tasks into different categories, such as projects, next actions, and waiting for. Projects are larger, multi-step tasks, while next actions are individual tasks that can be completed in one step. Waiting for items are things that are dependent on someone else's action before they can be completed.
4. Reflect: Review all of the tasks and projects regularly to ensure that everything is up to date and that nothing is being missed.
5. Engage: Choose the next action to be taken on each task and complete it. This may involve delegating tasks or scheduling them for a later date.
-Inbox: This is where all the incoming information is collected. It can be a physical inbox, an email inbox, or a digital app.
-Projects: These are larger, multi-step tasks or goals that require multiple actions to be completed.
-Next Actions: These are the individual tasks that need to be done to move a project forward. Each task should be specific, actionable, and have a clear outcome.
-Waiting for: These are the tasks or projects that are dependent on someone else's action or input. It's important to track these tasks to ensure they are completed in a timely manner.
-Someday/Maybe: These are tasks or projects that you're not ready to commit to right now, but you don't want to forget about them. This list can be reviewed periodically to see if any of the tasks can be moved to the active project list.
-Reference: This is where you store information that you may need to reference later. It can be physical or digital, and it's important to keep it organized and easily accessible.
-Calendar: This is where you schedule time-specific actions or events. It's important to keep your calendar up to date and to use it to plan your time effectively.
-Recurring Tasks: These are the tasks that need to be done repeatedly, such as weekly or monthly. Setting up a recurring task list ensures that these tasks are not forgotten and are completed on time.
-Review: The review step involves regularly reviewing all of the lists and categories to ensure that they are up to date and accurate. It is important to review all of the projects, next actions, waiting for, and someday/maybe lists to ensure that nothing is missed.
-Focus Areas: These are the areas of your life or work that require special attention. Focus areas can include projects, goals, or areas of responsibility. By identifying focus areas, individuals can ensure that their time and energy are directed towards the most important tasks and projects.
Flowchart: Visualization of the GTD Workflow
Full User Guide: The user guide is a comprehensive 58-page document that provides a detailed, step-by-step walkthrough of the Notion template based on the GTD methodology. It covers all aspects of the template, from inbox to organizing tasks into projects, next actions, waiting for, and someday/maybe lists. It also includes instructions on how to use the review and focus areas features. The user guide is designed to help you use the Notion template effectively and get the most out of the GTD method to increase your productivity and reduce stress.
PDF User Guide
𝗪𝗵𝗼 𝗶𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝗳𝗼𝗿?
- Knowledge workers who need to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously
- Freelancers or entrepreneurs who need to prioritize tasks and projects to maximize productivity
- Students who need to keep track of assignments, deadlines, and projects
- Anyone who wants to improve their time management skills and reduce stress by organizing tasks effectively
- Fans of the GTD methodology who want to use Notion as a productivity tool
- People who work remotely or independently and need to manage their own workload
- People with ADHD who may struggle with executive function and organization. The GTD method provides a clear structure and system for organizing tasks
- Individuals who struggle with procrastination or overwhelm and need a structured approach to task management.
𝗛𝗼𝘄 𝗶𝘁 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸𝘀:
1. Purchase the Template
2. Get the Notion Link (might load a few seconds)
3. Click on "Duplicate" on the top right corner to duplicate the template into your own Notion Space
4. Customize in Notion
- 𝙒𝙤𝙧𝙠𝙨 𝙬𝙞𝙩𝙝 𝙖 𝙛𝙧𝙚𝙚 𝙉𝙤𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣 𝙋𝙡𝙖𝙣
- 𝙄 𝙝𝙖𝙫𝙚 𝙖𝙙𝙙𝙚𝙙 𝙖 𝙛𝙚𝙬 𝙛𝙤𝙘𝙪𝙨 𝙖𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙨 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙘𝙖𝙩𝙚𝙜𝙤𝙧𝙞𝙚𝙨 𝙛𝙤𝙧 𝙮𝙤𝙪𝙧 𝙧𝙚𝙛𝙚𝙧𝙚𝙣𝙘𝙚𝙨 𝙩𝙤 𝙜𝙞𝙫𝙚 𝙮𝙤𝙪 𝙖𝙣 𝙞𝙙𝙚𝙖 𝙤𝙛 𝙝𝙤𝙬 𝙞𝙩 𝙘𝙤𝙪𝙡𝙙 𝙡𝙤𝙤𝙠. 𝙋𝙡𝙚𝙖𝙨𝙚 𝙛𝙚𝙚𝙡 𝙛𝙧𝙚𝙚 𝙩𝙤 𝙙𝙚𝙡𝙚𝙩𝙚 𝙩𝙝𝙚𝙢 𝙞𝙛 𝙩𝙝𝙚𝙮 𝙙𝙤 𝙣𝙤𝙩 𝙛𝙞𝙩 𝙮𝙤𝙪𝙧 𝙣𝙚𝙚𝙙𝙨
𝗪𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝗶𝘀 𝗡𝗼𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘄𝗵𝘆 𝘂𝘀𝗲 𝗶𝘁 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗚𝗧𝗗?
Notion is an all-in-one workspace tool that allows users to manage various aspects of their life, including personal and professional projects, notes, and to-do lists. It can be used for the Getting Things Done (GTD) method, as it provides a centralized location for organizing and tracking tasks, projects, and goals, while also allowing for collaboration and integration with other productivity tools.
You'll get: The Ultimate GTD System in Notion - based on the 5 Steps of GTD, a Visualization of the GTD Workflow in a Flowchart and a 58-page Full User Guide that provides a detailed, step-by-step walkthrough