CHAPTER ONE A Model for Getting Things Done


Often, what we need is a simple way to dig through the messiness of task forces, councils, or committees to which we belong. That’s what this model is about. It gives us a way of sorting all the information that inundates us; it helps us decide what is important, and to sort it from what is not. Our hope of influencing our organizations increases when we have a way of understanding them. The Getting Things Done (GTD) model has been useful to many people over the years. You will see this GTD model repeatedly; it is the hook upon which the content of this book hangs. The model’s usefulness is directly ...

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