- Deep Habits: Plan Your Week in Advance
- Deep Habits: When the Going Gets Tough, Build a Temporary Plan
The GTD weekly review does a good of job keeping my task list managable, but not all tasks and projects are equal. It’s good to have a sense of when you might have time for deep thinking versus mindless task processing—something GTD doesn’t trully account for. I had been doing a variant of weekly planning since high school, until internship destroyed any hope of having a daily, let alone weekly plan. It’s time to start again.
And if you are not following Cal Newport’s blog already, you should. The man is a machine.