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Getting Reading Done

How is it going with getting reading done? Not good? One reason may be your reading tasks are actually projects-in-hiding, and therefore need to be broken down into smaller pieces. I've noticed, for example, that it's possible for reading a book to look like a simple Next Action, "@ Home: Read this book." Nevertheless, because it [...]

By |March 20th, 2013|Written Articles|0 Comments

Getting Some Reading Done

By |July 24th, 2012|Screencasts|0 Comments
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The Unique Difficulties of Getting Things Done as An Academic

1. Academics Tend to Overestimate One-Step Actionables Those who live and breathe and move in an academic environment are so used to doing the things they have to do everyday (e.g., writing papers, reading books, finding articles, studying in workgroups, etc.) that they often misjudge one-step actionables. Thus an academic is more likely to think [...]

By |November 17th, 2007|Written Articles, Xtras|1 Comment
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Pruning Your System

1. Prune Your Inputs Get a secretary/assistant to filter the things you want to see and limit the things you don't want to see Find a way to get less junk mail Eliminate all unnecessary email subscriptions - can always look up online when needed Stop smart-foldering your emails and websites - Don't let smart [...]

By |January 1st, 2007|Written Articles, Xtras|0 Comments