Think just getting more organized will make you more productive; maybe not.
Jimmy Guterman found the GTD regime does not work if …
It turned out that my problem wasn’t that I was insufficiently efficient. The problem was that I was way too overextended. I had taken on more than even a very efficient person could handle. Efficiency is great, but it can only get you so far.
In the do-more-with-less world of newsrooms, overextended is the daily malaise. if you have the discipline, systems like Robert Allen’s Getting Things Done are great — and effective. What if you just have too much to do? What it’s like in your world?
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