Two Minutes to Getting More Done

August 19, 2018 7:14 PM | Shelly Trimble (Administrator)


Productivity is more than just a buzzword for managers and executives.  As the generation of “there’s-an-app-for-that” continues to be glued to our phones to do more and more from banking to baby-sitting, we are all looking for balance in getting through our to-do lists.


In the world-famous productivity guru David Allen’s book Getting Things Done, there is a flowchart that asks one simple question: “Will it take less than 2 minutes?”  If the answer is Yes, we are directed to “Do it” if the answer is No, we are directed to either “Defer it” or “Delegate it”.


A huge proponent of David Allen and his Getting Things Done methodology, is a productivity guru in his own right, Ray Sidney-Smith.  Ray will be speaking with us at our Successful Productivity Event on Saturday, October 20, 2018.  His topic will be: Getting More Done: The Principles of Greater Personal Productivity


Most people are productive on some level. They get up every day. They go to work. They are getting things done.

But, they want to be getting more done. And, that’s what this Getting More Done session is about. How do you get more done? It all comes down to four overlapping productivity themes Ray Sidney-Smith productivity-technology expert and consultant has observed over the past 20 years.

Ray Sidney-Smith is a perennial Small Business advocate, working tirelessly to helps small businesses launch, grow, and succeed in the marketplace each and every day.Ray Sidney-Smith (rsidneysmith.com) is the President of W3 Consulting, Inc.(w3cinc.com), a consultancy providing small businesses throughout the United States with practical approaches to business development and management/operations using Web, mobile, social and digital technologies.


As a Digital Marketing Strategist, Productivity-Technology-Management Consultant, Google Small Business Advisor for Productivity, Evernote Certified Consultant, and Hootsuite Global Brand Ambassador, Ray is often hired or invited by economic development authorities, chambers of commerce, small business development centers, convention and visitors associations, and small business advocacy & support organizations to speak to SMB audiences and conduct strategy sessions with small business owners on a myriad of management, Web,Mobile & Social Media marketing topics. Ray is the author of SoLoMo Success: Social Media, Local and Mobile Marketing Small Business Strategy Explained (2nd Edition is available through Amazon in Kindle, paperback, and Audible audiobook versions).Ray has just published Getting More Done: The Science and Principles of Greater Personal Productivity.



In his spare time, Ray has been organizing the two largest productivity MeetupTM groups in the United States(in DC and NYC) based on Getting Things Done by David Allen over the past decade. Ray uses his education and passion for psychology, cognitive neuroscience, and time, task, team, and project management, in coaching and training professionals on personal productivity methodologies and supporting them at different stages of their systems implementation. He holds regular personal productivity, marketing/management, and technology workshops and seminars, hosts and facilitates Productivity Book Group (productivity bookgroup.org) podcast, #ProdChat (rsidneysmith.com/prodchat)--the weekly #productivityconversation on Twitter, hosts Productivity Cast, the weekly show about all things personal productivity(productivitycast.net), and produces Prod Pod, the podcast of productivity lessons in two minutes or less(prodpod.net)--named by Inc.com as one of the top 10 productivity podcasts of 2016 and 2017 and by BusinessInsider.com for 2017.

You can connect with Ray all over the Web via rsidneysmith.com and his productivity “stream” at TwoMinuteRule.com


What else takes 2 minutes? Deciding to join us for this wonderfully educational seminar on not just getting things done but getting more done! We’ll see you on October 20th in Arlington, VA!



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