3-fold model for identifying daily work.

  • Doing predefined work: following a next actions list or calendar.
  • Doing work as it shows up: interrupt-driven, ad hoc work.
  • Defining work: reviewing, processing, planning.

Picking the right focus types can help mental performance.rA1

  1. David Allen, Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity, Revised edition (New York City: Penguin Books, 2015). (See notes.)