What is GTD

GETTING THINGS DONE® is a personal productivity methodology that redefines how you approach your life and work.

THE FUNDAMENTALS

Five Clear Steps That Apply Order To Chaos

STEP 1 : CAPTURE

COLLECT WHAT HAS YOUR ATTENTION

Write, record, or gather any and everything that has your attention into a collection tool.

STEP 2 : CLARIFY

PROCESS WHAT IT MEANS

Is it actionable? If so, decide the next action and project  If not, decide if it is trash, reference, or something to put on hold.

STEP 3 : ORGANIZE

PUT IT WHERE IT BELONGS

Park reminders of your categorized content in appropriate places.

STEP 4 : REFLECT

REVIEW FREQUENTLY

Update and review all pertinent system contents to regain control and focus.

STEP 5 : ENGAGE

SIMPLY DO

Use your trusted system to make action decisions with confidence and clarity.

Being creative, strategic, and simply present and loving don’t require time—they require space.​

DAVID ALLEN

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