Test Your GTD-Q®

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We created the GTD-Q® in conjunction with one of the world's leading professional assessment firms. In less than two minutes, you will get visual results of where you fit in terms of the two critical elements of self management: control and perspective.

The GTD-Q is not meant to describe how you operate at all times. In fact, your levels of control and perspective can change as quickly as what you do during the day changes. Come back to take the assessment as often as you'd like. Take advantage of this helpful tool along with many of our other free resources, including our free GTD-Q app for the iPhone to support you in your journey with Getting Things Done.

Please respond to the following statements:
My life is too chaotic.

I am overcommitted.

I know where I am going and how to get there.

I feel like I am spending my time on the right things.

I have a hard time finding things when I need them.

My email is under control and well managed.

I have clear, well-defined goals.

I have a good way to track all of my things to do.

I feel like things are falling through the cracks.

I'm afraid that I'm not paying enough attention to really important things.

I have conflicting priorities.

I am living the life that I want.

I have too many things on my mind.

I keep up with my workload.

My day to day activities are aligned with my larger goals.

The key areas of my work and life are in balance.

I'm working harder and falling further behind.

I feel like I am on the right track to reach my goals.

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