I'm curious about how others have dealt with the question of what constitutes a project. One of the challenges I've found is determining what the reasonable size of a project should be. Has anyone found any best practices?
The literal definition of a project in GTD is such that you can end up with a lot of little projects that become difficult to manage. At the other end of the spectrum I've experimented with trying to keep only major outcomes as projects (such as end of year objectives).
While I find the short list of large projects less overwhelming, it is also a long time between project completions. In addition, I sometimes wonder if with larger projects there aren't key next actions that fall through the cracks.
I'd appreciate any input on what the scope of a typical GTD project should be.