Making It All Work Question- Calls
I am setting up a loose leaf notebook, 4 x 6, for my GTD Lists, so that in addition to my briefcase, I can also easily carry it in my purse. ( time will tell if this size will work). My question today is about Calls.
Voice mail Messages-- If I keep pads of paper by the phone to write down messages, won't I be rewriting the name/phone number onto my call list when I process it from my in basket? Is this a duplication of effort, since I already wrote down the name/number and key points when I listened to the message? What if there are notes on the pad pertaining to the call that I will need when I make it? Where do I store that piece of paper until I make the call?
Documentation Needed for Calls--If I have a document that I need when I make a call, where does that reside until the call is completed, for example a letter from my credit card company? What if I make the call and now I'm waiting for a response. Do I copy my notes from the call that I wrote on the back of the letter into my GTD waiting for list? Do I put the document in a Waiting for Folder? What if they call back when I'm on the road, now I don't have the piece of paper with my notes handy to refer to?