Spence Green

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The Power of Lists

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A colleague recommended David Allen’s book Getting Things Done to me after witnessing my pre-occupation with efficiency. Giving crack to an addict would have been more conscionable. The undistracted reader can digest the contents in an afternoon as his techniques take little effort to grasp. At first glance, GTD is unremarkable–at more than one point I thought, “Yes, that makes sense. I almost do that today.”–a characteristic that usually indicates the author has realized some fundamental insight. In the three months since I started GTD, I have found these principles to be the most liberating:

  • Get tasks out of your head and onto paper
  • Build a trustworthy filing system
  • Make lists

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Written by Spence

September 4th, 2008 at 12:39 pm

Posted in Productivity