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Practicing Simplified GTD

Practicing Simplified GTD
SExpand Whenever I talk to someone who knows anything about Lifehacker, whether it's a reader or a journalist, this question is inevitable: "Do you follow Getting Things Done?" My answer is always a whole-hearted "Sorta." I've read David Allen's productivity bible a few times, and The David is onto something with his methodology. But as far as I'm concerned, full-on GTD is too complicated and slippery for simple-minded civilians like myself. That's why I've whittled GTD down to its barest bones: picked away the jargon, acronyms, and extras and installed one single habit into my work life that's made all the difference. Make three lists. Those eight words are what I got out of three years of reading and writing about Getting Things Done. The Three ListsP These are my three lists:P To-do list. Note: WHERE you keep these lists is up to you. Once you've got your lists, they only serve you if you actually look at them.P Daily and Weekly RevisionsP Dealing with PaperP

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