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A GTD Daily Review (for when time is short)

Have you ever been in a situation where new, time sensitive (i.e. homework due tomorrow) tasks are given to you on a daily basis, and no matter how elegant and streamlined your GTD system is, there just seems like there’s too much that has to be done? The Goal: A GTD System that provides quick organization and direction about what today’s Hard Landscape is (“Things that have to get done”), so you can...

GTD Mastery 100: Step 13

To read my complete journey to GTD Mastery see the main post. Step 13 to GTD Mastery is: I have a folder marked “inbox” on my computer for downloaded files. I named my folder “downloads” instead because I don’t use it as an inbox. Any files I manually download get placed in the appropriate folder immediately (i.e. a sub-folder of “documents,” “music,” “pictures,”...

GTD Mastery 100: Step 12

To read my complete journey to GTD Mastery see the main post. Step 12 to GTD Mastery is: I have lists for tracking “loaned out stuff” and “stuff I’m borrowing.” I use ThinkingRock to track these two types of items. To create a list of my “loaned out stuff,” I go to my Waiting For list and search for “return” as seen below. To create a list of “stuff I’m...

GTD Mastery 100: Step 11

To read my complete journey to GTD Mastery see the main post. Step 11 to GTD Mastery is: I have a list for tracking “Waiting For” items. In my implementation, I use ThinkingRock to manage my Waiting For (WF) list. When you create an action in Thinking Rock, you have the option of setting its status to delegated (i.e. WF). The “Delegated To” field stores who I’m waiting for. The...

GTD Mastery 100: Step 10

To read my complete journey to GTD Mastery see the main post. Step 10 to GTD Mastery is: I have listened to GTD on audiobook. With my family out for the Boxing Day madness (the Canadian Black Friday for our US readers), I took some time to listen to the GTD audiobook. It was interesting to listen to David speak to me, but there isn’t any content that can’t be acquired by just reading the book. For anyone just...