My car navigation uses GTD!

Krzysztof Wysocki — №13 with Graham Allcott

Defining a trip

When I define a new trip destination my car navigation immediately puts it on its Someday/Maybe list because there’s nothing more to do about it yet.

Starting an active project

When I decide to drive to one of the already defined trip destinations my car navigation moves it from the Someday/Maybe list to the Projects list and determines:

Each Next Action is determined after successful execution of the previous one and put on the @moving context list.

Using Contexts

My car navigation uses two “contexts” for its operation:

What’s really important — my car navigation focuses on one and only one Next Action at a time: providing just the very next hint. It doesn’t try to tell me the whole travel plan.

When not everything goes as planned

When I don’t follow the directions (it happens from time to time) my car navigation doesn’t complain — it just creates a new plan to reach the destination as efficiently as possible and returns to the Next Action doing loop.

Getting Things Done at its best.

Isn’t it a GTD pragmatism in its crystal-clear form? I wish we all could perform GTD so easily as my car navigation does it, don’t you?

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Krzysztof wysocki

Krzysztof Wysocki

Krzysztof Wysocki is Entrepreneur and GTD enthusiast. Founded his first startup when dinosaurs ruled the world. Worked for big, medium and small companies. After discovering GTD in 2003, he now spreads the word as the author of the popular blog “Biznes bez stresu” and “Zen To Done” summer course (in Polish).

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