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1. What if you are lacking the skills to do the NA?
2. What if you have defined a successful outcome and maybe even the NA but you know that eventually you'll run into an NA that is beyond your abilities...or you're SCARED that the futre action will be beyond your abilities...or you think that a...
"Practice yoga more regularily"
Assumptions: you have all the gear and space at home for the practice and you already know how to practice yoga.
Do you think it's necessary to list a project if all of it's steps can be done independently of each other. Isn't an item in a project list just so you don't forget about putting an action item down? But if all possible next actions are already on the action lists, is it still...
Hello GTD fans,
Where do you keep any paperwork relating to @Waiting items?
Do you keep them in a @Waiting folder or in their own project or reference folders?
Here's my example:
Today I posted back to a company a faulty SD memory card, along with a returns note and a covering letter. I...
i am writing from germany and are a little bit confused whilst reading the book. i think the translation into german is bit weak and i dont understand the a-z files.
i just dont know in which files i have to put my documents! I dont know how such a file look like!! (That sound a bit...
First, thank you to David Allen for sharing his system and to the rest of you for forming this community.
My question is:
Do any of you have suggestions on how to handle tasks that are hard-landscape on a non-daily timeframe, especially those that recur, more especially those that recur on a...
I have outlook set up on my laptop and all of my next actions are set up in Tasks and displayed by category.
I have categories for the usual:
At our last company meeting we chatted about a new piece of software we're thinking about developing. Nothing concrete, nothing actually happening, so I've put it on my Someday/Maybe list.
Today I was reading an article in a journal when I thought, if we do create this new software AND we add in...
I realised yesterday that I look at @computer and @office but never at @calls. Since speaking with people is a core way of moving things forward I've decided to make @calls the first context that I look at each time.
Does you do anything similar? Has it worked for you?
Hi GTD'ers, I'm selling my mint Getting Things Done FAST CDs on ebay, if anyone is interested its been on there for a few days and no-one seems interested, so you may be able to pick it up for the reserve price of $20/£10, I seem to remember paying £80 for them from Nightingale Conant.
I am stuck between planners. I like the portability of the Classic size, but using letter sized paper has pushed me towards Monarch. I hate flip flopping from one planner to the next ( I have used the classic for one day, then switched back to the Monarch). I'm in sales and visit customers every...
Does anyone use Goldmine with GTD?
I'm using the fabulous iGTD application on my Mac to implement the GTD column. There's a priority column in it, and I've been using it somewhat. I think it's actually decreasing my productivity. I spend a lot of time trying to order the list according to priority, which doesn't seem to work well...
PC at work --- Mac at Home
Outlook (w/ add-on) at work --- Gmail at Home
Blackberry at work --- I take the same blackberry home
I am concerned with putting private appointements and to-dos on my work server. I am also finding that I am bringing my work laptop home with me more often so that I...
I have been avoiding updating my lists, and it came to me that the reason was that I have some really ugly tasks that I don't want to acknowledge let alone do. So I decided to add a new NA list called RUT for Really Ugly Tasks.
I plan to reward myself every time one of these gets crossed off.
I am so pleased that I've cleaned out my inbox and have maintained it for about a month. It is a relief!
Now - I just realized that my sent box is filled with thousands of emails. There's a sense of security in having a copy of all the things I've said :mrgreen: but certainly I don't need...
I wonder if anyone can offer some encouragement. I've been using GTD for some months, but it's really starting to get me down.
I seem to spend a lot of time maintaining, and resenting, my @desk list. It's my main list because I work mostly from home. When I say resenting, I mean that I feel...
I've recently been exposed to and am implementing GTD (after being a Franklin Covey addict since the age of 12...you don't need to know how old I am now!) ;)
(My system is 85% electronic and I'm using Lotus Notes, mNotes & a Palm Treo.)
After years of having prioritized daily task lists, I...
I use GTD Outlook Addin and when I stared using it I spontaneously created Projects and Subprojects as they occured to me while adding the tasks.
But now I am finding that I have not structured it properly. I would like to reorganize my Project and Sub project structure. How do I do it? Note...
Okay this seems kind of silly but how do you decide what is REALLY actionable? I find myself putting lots of items on my projects or next actions lists because they ARE actionable but then weeks later I haven't done anything with them. I assume at this stage they should be moved to a someday/maybe...
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