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I've set up the following folders in Outlook (NB. I do NOT yet have the Outlook Add-in software):
@AS (Action Support)
@Incub8 (for things I'm wanting to think about first)
I think it's important to formulate next actions right. It's better to have Call uncle Ben to discuss action plans re garage furniture to make it look fashion then Call uncle Ben re garage furniture. Any ideas or insights on what's the best way to formulate NAs?
I imagine that we all have backlogs of work we would do if only we had time. So do you keep them in your someday/maybe list? To me the difference is the backlog SHOULD be done, the only constraint is time, but someday/maybe is more of an open thing with some more discretion involved as to whether...
Could experienced GTDers please check my Next Action list, is that like it should be (I'm posting only @Work context here to make it simple. And for simplicity all the names are equal - Bob :) I also have other contexts like @Agenda etc..):
Call Bob re his meeting with Bob re equipment supply...
Would you believe that a resume search on Monster.com yields exactly ONE candidate who lists GTD as a skill / keyword within the IT Project Management category?
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I'm trying to come up with as many useful checklists as I can to stash in my folder, just in case...
So far I have only a few basic ones, plus a few more esoteric ones, perhaps:
- Daily/Weekly/Quarterly/Yearly Reviews (from GTD and Making It All Work, mostly): actually present as...
I need some help with the pragmatics of Next Action list- keeping. I use paper only in a 3 ring binder that contains calendar, "IN and Notes", 6 @ context sections, a section listing projects, and a section for phone numbers and other reference data. As I process "IN and Notes" or my IN boxes...
At work, I am at my computer most of the day and I have:
1. A plain text "log" file, where each day I put a few doable next actions and any hard commitments, and then describe what I did for the day. This is accessed and updated almost continually through each day.
2. A "back burner" list,...
Hello. I just been listening to David on my walk to work, very interesting stuff.
One thing I'd be grateful for clarification on is in regard to next actions. With a project do you just decide on the very next action to take it forward or do you put as many next actions you think of and add...
I always forget to look at my @Agenda items while meeting someone, especially if I see this person on a regular basis. Any ideas how to remind myself of a reminding system???? :)
Hi I am using Nozbe as my GTD system. If I have an action that is not part project, like "change light bulb in bedroom" how do it record this please?
My Ongoing dilemma with GTD concerns projects and I'm hoping someone's comment will help me and others a little.
I understand that a project is any action that requires 2 or more steps. This leads to a great many projects and consequently a great many next actions. The end result is a bit of a...
I'd like to be reminded to discuss a topic with my client I don't see on a regular basis. What's the best context to use for that purpose?
I was wondering what people do who apply GTD to their day to day workflow. Some areas of specific concern are around Delegating and Sharing Tasks with Team Members.
What do most of you do?
Currently, we use a mix of OmniFocus publishing to BusyCal which syncs to iCal and my team reviews...
Hi all, just wondering what your favorite time-savers or general guidelines are in or outside of the GTD system.
My most helpful:
Store things near where they are used, and together with other items that are used during the same activity.
When people ask you for something, ask what date they...
Does anyone know if a Droid (I have a HTC Hero) phone can sync up with Outlook 2007?
'Mind like water' is a powerful image -- I can see it as a starting place for action -- first you must fully accept and embrace your current state without over or underreacting. Water does that.
However, to move towards a desired next state, seems like you need something with a harder edge than...
After a meeting, it is common to have pages of notes. Buried in those pages can be projects and next actions. So, sometime after the meeting, a sane thing to do would be to go through the notes and move the projects and next actions into your GTD system.
Question is, is the goal to remove the...
What advice would you give to the novice?
Does anyone, save their lists for documentation or historical record?
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