I would tend to agree. Most folks call these areas of focus, but for me that doesn't work either as they are ongoing or recurring projects that are all related. If I counted every such project as an AOF I'd have hundreds of AOFs and that doesn't seem correct either.
Originally Posted by bonerici
What I do is just call them projects. Even though they are never done, individual items in them are done. Some are recurring projects that happen every year and some are just on-going things I do.
Examples from my system include
AOF is manage farm sustainably, a sub-AOF if you will, is sheep work, and an ongoing project that is never done is trim sheep toes. I do try to get everyone trimmed once or twice a year and I have it broken down into next actions of trim ram toes, trim ewe toes, trim ram lamb toes and trim ewe lamb toes and I fire off a new copy of this project every 6 months or so.
Similarly from your example of learn to play flute, there can still be specific actions you take, play 2 hours every day practicing scales or learn song X and play it in front of family at Christmas or whatever. the all support your learning to play flute project/aof although some may in fact also be projects.
If this was me I'd ahve it as a folder under personal development (my top level AOF) and within that folder of Flute Stuff I'd have various projects about becoming a flute player (buy a flute would be my top one )
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