Productivity 101: A Primer to the Getting Things Done (GTD) Philosophy
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GTD is a productivity method for organizing your to-dos, priorities, and schedule in a way that makes them all manageable.
Its 5 principles are:
Reflect on your to-do list and review it often. If done right, this is a very helpful step to trim the list or do the action right away.
Find a GTD-friendly system that works for you, like a paper notepad,a planner, or a certain app like Evernote, or the default App in your Smartphone like Apple's Reminders or Google Keep.
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