Chapter 10Hold That ThoughtSave It for Later!

Seen and Heard

“My e-mail is clogged with so many one-off FYIs from people—wading through them is exhausting.”

“Often times I'll walk out of a meeting, and remember five minutes later things that I wanted to be sure to tell the person but forgot about.”

“Every week, I spend thirty minutes staring at my computer screen trying to remember everything I want to put in my weekly update to my team.”

Overview and Objectives

Over the course of any given work—and life—day, millions of thoughts pop in to our heads. The previous chapters covered what to do with deadlines (Comprehensive Calendar), long-term To-Dos (Later List), and short-term To-Dos (Weekly Worksheet). But what about those totally random ...

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