Archive for December, 2006

Next Actions to Go

Saturday, December 30th, 2006

If you were away from your MindManager maps for the holidays, you might have missed having ready-access to your ResultsManager "next actions" lists. While having your lists with you is a canonical GTD prerequisite, you can often get away without mobile copies if you spend most of your time in the context of being in […]

Daily Actions Plus

Thursday, December 28th, 2006

The default ResultsManager "Daily Actions" dashboard includes a branch that enumerates activities with hard deadlines in the next 7 days, but doesn't include a corresponding branch for activities that have soft target date — you only see the overdue soft target activities in the review dashboard. If you take the approach of using target dates […]

Put it in Front of the Door

Friday, December 15th, 2006

Note: For an update on the approach described below, see Put it in front of the door in 2010. How do you start your day? (1) Reviewing your daily actions and/or doing a mini-review (2) "Doing email" and emergency scanning (3) Browsing the web to see if there are any new posts on activityowner.com Even […]

Logging Things Done

Friday, December 1st, 2006

Does "last action" clutter make your "next action" maps less effective? In a post on the Yahoo GTD-MindManager group, Colin raises the question of how to best handle completed tasks in MindManager maps: Has anyone here struggled with the best way to track a history of completed tasks? When it comes to finite projects, it […]

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