Way too often neglited… The weekly review is a fundamental practice to keep “in the train”. Personally, I save 2 hours every Fridays’ afternoon for this, doing my best to protect them against late meeting requests and other disturbances.
At this time of the year many people want to get back on the GTD bandwagon because they are in a reflective mode of self improvement. They know it works and know the stress reduction it can provide. They know when practiced diligently it can provide what David Allen calls “Mind Like Water.” When you are in this state you can feel great about where you are, what you are doing and what you are not doing. For anyone who has experienced this feeling it is amazing and they want to get back there.
So many people ask me how they can “really do GTD right this time?” Like a diet or a new year’s resolution, they really want to be successful, but deep down fear they will fail over the long term. The want a magic bullet or trick that will help them to succeed with GTD over the…
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