One of the most challenging aspects of being a camp director is dealing with what feels like an infinite amount of tasks that have to be accomplished in a finite amount of time. David Allen author of the best selling book, Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity, is an expert on personal and organizational productivity. His work is the touchstone of the life-hacking/GTD movement. His program is very specific. His ideas are timeless. The video below is from a talk at Google and a great introduction to his program and essential skills for camp directors to have.
- Getting Things Done Guru David Allen and His Cult of Hyperefficiency By Gary Wolf Email Wired Magazine
- LifeHacker.com – tips and tricks for getting things done
- 43 Folders – Merlin Mann’s family of websites about stuff like personal productivity, life hacks, etc.
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