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From: Marcelo de Moraes Serpa <celoserpa@gmail.com>
To: Org Mode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: [OT][GTD] GTDish next action "todo" keyword, could that influence your productivity in any way?
Date: Sun, 19 Aug 2012 21:59:48 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CACHMzOH=LeJs_1WPTOoWo_K_EPXYgeV5WLEE6c_OtvL-c2y3rg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)

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Hey guys,

That might sound like a silly post, but I'd like to know if you use
anything other than TODO for your tasks. My personal information management
system has evolved from David Allen's GTD, so I tend to use a todo keyword
only in items that describe things I can actually do (usually very

When I started with org, I'd use NEXT as the todo keyword (as in "NEXT
action" or "what's next"). Then, I rolled back to the classic TODO (I don't
remember exactly why right now, though).

I'm inclined to say that the keyword could affect the way you look at the
items, somehow, at least subconsciously, in a way that one *might* be
better to use than another; I might be wrong, and it might not matter at

What do you think; and what word do you use as your TODO keyword?


- Marcelo.

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             reply	other threads:[~2012-08-20  2:59 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-08-20  2:59 Marcelo de Moraes Serpa [this message]
2012-08-20  3:54 ` [OT][GTD] GTDish next action "todo" keyword, could that influence your productivity in any way? Bastien
2012-08-20 13:03   ` John Hendy
2012-08-20 16:32   ` Samuel Wales
2012-08-20 17:54     ` Bastien
2012-08-21 11:22 ` Mike McLean
2012-08-21 22:50   ` Bastien
2012-08-22  1:17     ` Mike McLean
2012-08-29 16:09       ` Marcelo de Moraes Serpa

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