GTD, aka Getting Things Done, is a quite complex (although only at first sight) way of organising your productivity and your priorities. I have recently started to try to organise myself using GTD Gmail (a plugin for Firefox and GMail).
The idea is to write down what you need to do, but also to think about the chunks of work and where you might be when you come to do it. So rather than just a to-do list, you’ve also got a context. So when you next find yourself with a few minutes to write an email or make a phone call, you can immediately call up “Phone – Next Action”, rather than ploughing through all those large project items that clog your mind.
… or is that just me?
So in addition to my GTD-ified GMail and my Palm Organiser and my Moleskine notes archive …
Meanwhile, along comes the guru in these matters with Merlinâ€™s top 5 super-obvious, â€œno-duhâ€? ways to immediately improve your life – a post on the always stimulating 43 Folders.