Overhauling my GTD system under Windows
March 14, 2011
As you may know, I'm a reluctant switcher from Mac to Windows. I am also a fan of GTD. I had been using Jello Dashboard (JD) to implement GTD under Outlook. JD is a very nice system, the developer is friendly and responsive, and I had even written several patches to adapt it to my way of working. I was even in the process of drafting a series of blog posts titled "
Setting up a global hotkey to add tasks to Outlook
December 23, 2010
One thing I missed since I moved from a Mac (using The Hit List for GTD) to Outlook (using Jello Dashboard for GTD) was the availability of a global hot key that I could use to bring up a text entry box which I could use to quickly add things into my electronic Inbox, for later processing. I have found a way to achieve this, and here is the setup I am using now:
How important are the tools you use with GTD?
April 22, 2010
via gtdtimes.com Short video of David Allen talking about the importance of the GTD tools you choose. Conclusion: the most important thing is that you choose a tool you actually use, because the moment you stop putting your stuff in it, it will stop working. Timely for me as I rebuild my GTD toolbox and system this week.
Setting up my GTD system in Windows - links
April 9, 2010
Since I started at my new job and moved to a new machine and OS, my old GTD setup has fallen by the wayside and I have found myself at a loss trying to keep track of things. I have found OneNote to be a very useful tool for keeping notes and reference material, and Outlook 2010 is actually not that bad as a task/calendar/email management tool. So, as a first step, here are some links I have found and which I am in the process of reading and digesting for creating my own setup: