Another rabbit trail

If I had to set up an emergency workstation in just a few minutes, I would buy an unfinished door, place it on top of two two-drawer filing cabinets (one at each end), place three stack trays on it, and add a paper, pad, and pen. _ David Allen

A rabbit trail

What you don’t want to do is let yourself get caught running down a rabbit trail cleaning up some piece of your work and then not be able to get through the whole action-management implementation process. _ David Allen

My advice about GTD

In my quest for a powerful time management technique, I came across the personal productivity system developed by David Allen. Curious to know more, I read his book Getting Things Done: The art of stress free productivity

Issues about capturing everything

It can be daunting to capture in one location, at one time, all the things that don’t belong where they are. Daunting? That is the least one can say. But it is not only intimidating, it’s also overwhelming. In fact, it seems that I am not the only Newbie stuck at capture.

My commitment to GTD

This initial capture will not take as long as you think it will and the payoff is huge so get started. Not sure about this statement. Admittedly, tackling this task after-hours with seriously reduced horsepower was not the most productive way to do so.

Cleaning the Augean stables

What about learning some English terms derived from Greek mythology? No, this post is not about the son of Jupiter and Alcmena, nor about his twelve labors; still, you will learn the difference between a Sisyphean task and an Augean task.

Time management concl’d

First, I did research all the time management techniques out there and they are many! Then I share with you the ones I found the most interesting. Now, it’s time to compose my system from the techniques that fit me best.

GTD – shall I?

Too much to handle and not enough time to get it all done. While going through many time management techniques, I could not find a single one that would allow me to achieve more with less time. Until…

An essential complement to GTD?

While Getting Things Done offered a primer and a simple manual, Making It All Work is intended to provide you with a road map—one that will enhance your ability to process life and work in tandem.

Getting Things Done – the book – conclusion

The end or just the beginning? The end of the book, yes. But not of my reading it (again and again over). The beginning of my understanding? Not sure. The beginning of my implementing the method? Not yet! Still…