Week 9 – GTD – Getting Things Done – Part 1

“Day 092/366 – To Do List” by Great Beyond is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Your toughest work is defining what your work is! –  Peter Drucker

SUMMARY

PRACTICE ROOM (TUTORIALS)

I got my my school work done this week and followed the election. Same as most weeks.

Image of David Allen at TED Talk
Screenshot from David Allen TED Talk

In this ‘room’ you are going to try Getting Things Done (GTD).

STEP 1: MAKE A LIST

Screenshot of David Allen TED Talk
Screenshot of David Allen TED Talk

I need to keep up with my work and make sure I don’t miss any assignments this week.

STEP 2: NOTICE WHAT YOU NOTICED

Screenshot of David Allen TED Talk
Screenshot of David Allen TED Talk

French Work
English Work
Chemistry Work
Film Work
Algebra Work
History Work

STEP 3: SET A TIMER

https://giphy.com/gifs/time-clock-konczakowski-d3yxg15kJppJilnW

OUTSIDE (PRODUCTIVITY & THE BRAIN)

David Allen image
Oct. 2020 Lucidchart interview with David Allen
Image from FastCompany Magazine, https://www.fastcompany.com/3026827/the-brain-hacks-top-founders-use-to-get-the-job-done
Image from FastCompany Magazine, https://www.fastcompany.com/3026827/the-brain-hacks-top-founders-use-to-get-the-job-done

The process can help me pace out all of my work so that I don’t overexert myself and make everything more stressful, which would result in me actually getting less work done than if I wasn’t stressed.

OPTIONAL EXERCISE – Literally, read the article and go for another walk 🙂

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WHAT I LEARNED and PROBLEMS I SOLVED

WEEKLY ACTIVITY EVALUATION

I learned a few different ways that I can help improve my time management. It’ll prove to be pretty helpful with some of them once I spend the time to plan it all out because my current technique isn’t efficient, just keeps the stress off of me.

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