Tag Archives: Getting Things Done (GTD)

GTD for Songwriters (pt 7)

Welcome to the final instalment. After sorting out paper & digital files let’s finish off by looking at how important titles are Songs It’s not just albums where we get to be creative with the metadata. Even if you get … Continue reading

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GTD For Songwriters (pt 6)

I’m taking a bunch of posts to look at applying the ‘next action’ principal of GTD to songwriting. Let’s look at managing audio files. You and Media  So, rather than files and folders, your media player is where it all … Continue reading

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GTD For Songwriters (pt 5)

As I’ve written about previously I’m using the GTD philosophy to sort song ideas. I’ve already covered the physical stuff (lyrics and chords on paper etc) but what about all the audio? This is much more of a work in … Continue reading

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GTD For Songwriters (pt 4)

Here’s another post applying the principals of GTD to songwriting. If you missed them, here’s the intro, part one, part two and part three. Today, let’s look at clearing the backlog. Being a song filing champ isn’t the Win you’re looking for I’ve started to … Continue reading

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GTD For Songwriters (pt 3)

I’m taking a bunch of posts to look at applying the ‘next action’ principal of GTD to songwriting. If you missed them, here’s the intro, part one and part two. Say No To Moleskines Not moleskin! Mol – eh – … Continue reading

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GTD For Songwriters (pt 2)

Have you read the intro and part one? Getting Things Done (GTD) teaches you to sort things by what you need to do with them next, rather than what they are (a CD, a chord chart, manuscript paper). As I’ve … Continue reading

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GTD For Songwriters (pt 1)

(read the intro post here) For the last 2 years I’ve been attempting to implement David Allen’s Getting Things Done (GTD) productivity system into my life and for the same amount of time I’ve been trying to get some kind of … Continue reading

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The 4 Stages Of A Songwriter

I’m going to take a few posts to explain my system for writing songs. I’m going to be quite forthright about what I think works and also hasn’t worked for me. If something works for you, great! Feel free to … Continue reading

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Best Of 2009: Books And Films

Books 1)The Case for Life: Equipping Christians to Engage the Culture(Scott Klusendorf) – This book makes a compelling pro-life argument and help us to cut through the many smoke screens and false trails to the one issue behind all others … Continue reading

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