Engage the task management system to find the most effective use of time.

People are committed to certain actions (“work”), and obligated to spend time wisely. The most important thing to attend to is whatever is pulling on one’s attention, but once that’s settled through capturing or doing, there are a few tools for choosing how to spend time and attention:rA1

Other views on finding best focuses.

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