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How do you guys deal with the subconscious resistance when going through your Someday/Maybe list.
I keep procrastinating from turning my Someday/Maybe list to Project list.
By the way, do you divide your Someday/Maybe list into long term and short term?
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Although I've read about GTD for some time now, I'm a relative novice (and first-time poster here). All my attempts at implementing GTD for myself have been only half-hearted so far, but now I'm trying to go "all in", so to speak.
However I am running into a problem: I find that having all my...
Hello again everyone. I had a question about using the discussion forums. It seems to me that one can only do a search for single words. Is that correct? For example, if I wanted to do a search for threads that mention "project lists," I get all threads that have the word "project," those that...
I'm a CEO of a company of 200+. I've read David's book and wanted to structure my days to make them more productive. I want to have more energy by the end of the day. Or at least to be not that tired :) Maybe I need a stop point not to make the day 24 hours work.
I would love any advice on:
I love when D. Allen gets all West Coast-like, and talks about visualizations, affirmations, etc. However without guided instructions i.e. audio prompts, I'm unable to follow his instructions. A few weeks ago, I stumbled upon a book at Chapters (local bookstore in Canada) entitled: Focus: The Power...
I am using "Google Tasks" on my computer and "Go Tasks" ( which uses Google Tasks) on my phone and iPad to manage my lists now . I have encountered a problem though:
On my "Projects/Goals" list I can create sublists and write details as well. Sublists could be easily hidden if I don't want to see...
A tickler file is not my primary system. I only need to use it on occasion. It seems easier for me to keep the date/day folders "static" rather than rotate them. So far, nothing has been misplaced or forgotten.
Does anyone else use it like this?
I have some notes that I can't process:
- Transfer Finished Action to Weekly Review instead of Deleting (Evernote)
- Watch Video on Accounting once per week.
How do you deal with notes like these?
Often times I get an email from a fried titled something like "This might amuse you.." with an interesting video or article they thought I might like. Other times I get very long emails that are like a transcription of a one way phone conversation.
The trouble is i am trying to get my inbox to...
When I first started GTD, I had all the standard contexts, computer, email, online, etc. But now that I have my iPhone with me wherever I go and I have Internet access pretty much anywhere, I find these contexts not very helpful anymore. I can send email whenever I want, I can use google anywhere...
How do you deal with notes like this:
Change my life focus to XYZ
I can't find any action related to it.
Also, how do you guy deal with action that you can do anywhere,
but you have to have a certain tool to do it.
For example, you can do your mat homework everywhere, but you will need...
Can any of you recommend a really good video tutorial (it willing to pay if its worth it). I seem to learn better with video instructions. I don't consider scouring hours on youtube an acceptable replacement. For one you don't know if the person really knows what their talking about and two it...
How do you store your online reference?
I am having a hard time figuring out how to store them.
Some possible options:
- Browser bookmark
Pros: Easy to sync and access
Cons: The navigation is horrible
It will be a nightmare to go through and sort through them
Furthermore, I will have to be...
Where do you put the stuff you want to think about?
You know, the big decision stuff that you want to sleep on to feel confident that you are
making the right choice. I don't think the someday/maybe is appropriate because we
only review it once every two week or once a month.
My wife and I are looking for something like GTD. GTD seems to have the most support, but I've been tricked by cross-marketing gimmicks before (NYT does a piece on a "new wonder thing" coincidentally when that "wonder thing" is making a big marketing push. Writers can be lazy and it's easier to...
I encounter a lot of resistance in myself when doing activities where I won't see any real impact for a while (even thought I know it will benefit me long term). Some examples are: promoting a new venture, practicing guitar, exercise etc.
I'm trying to think more strategically about overcoming...
I am new to GTD and to this forum. I have a question. - I've probably missed something somewhere. Please forgive me if the answer is obvious.
When I process all my projects and list my next actions, how do I manage the projects that have a number of next actions that will need to...
I've posted this as a reply to my last thread, but wondered if it would be worth posting as a new thread. - Hope I haven't broken any etiquette.
Can anyone give some practical advice on how to keep track of deadlines within the system so that you know what's coming up, know how...
What are the basic tenets of GTD?
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