Using the 6-level model as an organizing tool.

Each horizon dictates what ought to happen in the horizon below it, which is useful for assessing alignments across horizons.rA1

  • Current actions and projects should be reviewed to ensure all possible entries have been captured.
  • Areas of focus in personal and professional life should be enumerated into 4-7 key areas each and reviewed at least quarterly to find projects.
  • Goals, vision, purpose, and principles should be reviewed occasionally to identify projects needed to be successful in these interests.

Time must be spent on these notions.

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