I coach executives and professionals who use a variety of systems and tools. No matter how elaborate your systems, I find it's always helpful to have at least a few physical tools: solid reminders of ideas and tasks can be extremely helpful. Plus, the physical act of writing can help your memory and creative thinking.
In light of this, I recommended that he consider the following for his personal GTD system, all of which I've found helpful:
- GTD system folders: I use these as my filing system away from the office
- Large zip pouch: This helps keep the folders tidy
- Notetaker Wallet: This lets me quickly and conveniently capture ideas anywhere. It's important to have this capability, whether you use the wallet or something else
- Paper organizer: A PDF-format organizer that you can edit or print
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