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Problem Solving Strategies Requires Knowing the Problem
Getting Things Done
April 12, 2016

Problem Solving Strategies Requires Knowing the Problem

You can't effectively implement any problem-solving strategies unless you know the problem. Every industry has it's way of keeping a problem from being solved; moving targets, feature creep, change of scope. It is the fastest way to de-rail or outspend your ability to solve the problems. That's not saying your problem can't change but you have to handle things more…
The Basics of “Getting Things Done”
Getting Things Done
January 26, 2007

The Basics of “Getting Things Done”

Record every important thought, when it hits you, so you forget nothing. Track everything that is time- or date-sensitive on your calendar. Break your to-do lists down by when and where you can do those things. Single out the items that will take more than one step to finish and track them separately. Clearly distinguish between things you are actively…
Embrace Your Inner Race Horse
Getting Things Done
January 16, 2007

Embrace Your Inner Race Horse

I'm not a big horse guy. I don't know much about them because, well, they don't excite me; I'm a geek, I like science fiction and video games! But, as I was thinking through my practice of GTD, looking for the reasons I've strayed from the path, I was struck with a horse analogy. Strange, right? The Value of Blinders…