This is Part 2 of a series with Komal Thakker a Certified GTD Coach and Executive Management Consultant at Productivity First. In this episode I talk with Komal about steps 2 and 3 in the populat Getting Things Done Methodology.

Some of the key points and topics that we dicuss are:

Clarify Step

  • What is it
  • Getting In to Empty – assuming we have collected everything that has our attending now we need to get to the bottom of “in”
  • Getting In to empty does not actually mean doing all the actions right ?
  • In to next action – what does that look like can you provide an example ?

Organising – Setting up the right buckets

  • Why is this step so important ?
  • Where are the basic categories ?
  • What do we really need ? Lists and Folder ?
  • What actions go on a calendar?

About Komal:

Komal comes with over 25 years of experience in the public and private sector having worked with people at different professional levels ranging from Board Directors, C-level Executives, Department Heads, Managers all the way to new hires in a number of industries including Technology, Healthcare, Education, Government, Legal, Construction and Financial Services

The 5 steps of GTD that we will cover in the series are:

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