Tag: GTD

Irresolute?

Instead of resolving to make big changes at the beginning of the year, I’ve been taking advantage of the quiet time around the holidays when work slows down and I have a few extra days to decompress. It’s basically a mini staycation without even burning vacation hours at work. That almost makes it even more relaxing since I’m not spending...

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Albus Dumbledore is a GTDer

In preparation for the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, I’ve been rereading the first six books. When I got to Goblet of Fire, I realized that Dumbledore has found his own system for GTD. He clearly knows the critical concept – empty your mind of all the open loops and put them into a trusted system. With...

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Not Quite Getting Things Done

I had a bit of a challenge on Friday trying to get things done. I sat down at my computer and stared at my inbox, task list and notes with no clue what to do next. I looked through everything briefly and felt like I had not been doing my GTD homework (esp. the weekly review) for years. In fact,...

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