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To Haim, you haven't answered the question. This is the problem I see with IQTELL. The question is about next actions that don't have dates (and needn't have dates). In IQTELL there is no such thing. That is my frustration with it. If I have three sequential projects, I should see three next actions in my Next Action list. That's the question... how does an ...


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I don't understand why Scott Adams differentiates between Goals and Systems. They are two sides of the same coin. David Allen quotes a church in Sussex England, “A vision without a task is but a dream, a task without a vision is drudgery, a vision and a task is the hope of the world”. This is a great quote but it does leave out the system. The system is ...


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What I'm missing in your long-time strategy is "planning from the future": I want to achieve goal F on date Z In order to reach Z I need to achieve goal E on date Y (< Z) In order to reach Y I need to achieve goal D on date X (< Y) ........ I need to do A tomorrow. This gives you waypoints to check (so you can't get away with not measuring) and if ...


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It looks like you answered part of the question yourself actually. You said yourself, "In retrospect, the first goal had enough hype to generate the energy to achieve the stretch that it required. There wasn't enough energy remaining for the following goals." In doing so, you identified a weakness in your framework: it doesn't make room for motivation. Goal ...


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I don't think you know what your goals are - I don't say this with disrespect, but rather to help you. What are your goals. S.M.A.R.T. goals? Objective: physical wellness Goals: x minutes running, y calories taken These goals and systems are just part of the physical wellness. Physical wellness can't be achieved, it's not like you say "I ran x minutes, ...


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Goals and Systems are just constructs to help you identify what you want to aim for, and steps to take to get there. Your question on whether you should work on systems or goals is a very personal one. It sounds like you are having difficulty at breaking longer term goals down into bite size chunks. Financial Independence can be a very long term goal. ...


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http://zenhabits.net/zen-to-done-ztd-the-ultimate-simple-productivity-system/ lists a lot of issues and how the author solved it. The problems the article identifies are that: GTD involves changing too many habits at once. GTD doesn’t focus enough on doing. GTD is too unstructured for many people. GTD tries to do too much, which ends up stressing you out. ...


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One main goal of GTD is to get to the point where you trust your capture system, and trust that something hasn't fallen through the cracks. Otherwise, you're using your "mental RAM" to capture the stuff (poorly) and the benefits of GTD largely go away. A criticism of GTD is that getting to this point can take a relatively long time. Another criticism is ...



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